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How Employers Are Responding to New York’s New Anti-Sexual Harassment Laws

On April 2018, New York state enacted an anti-sexual harassment law that, among other things: (1) requires all employers in New York, regardless of size, to implement anti-sexual harassment policies and to conduct annual anti-harassment training that complies with minimum standards set forth in the statute (§201-g of the Labor Law); (2) bans pre-dispute agreements […]

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Six Stages to Success with the Employee Life-cycle

The proven model known as the employee lifecycle (ELC), is a fantastic way to visualize your employee’s and how they engage with you. In this article, we share over 30 links, 4 experts thoughts and plenty of great tips. So what are the six stages of employee engagement, and how do they all fit together? […]

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Update from feds: DOL releases opinion letters regarding FMLA, FLSA

It was a busy week for the DOL — not only did the agency release a new set of FMLA forms for employers, but it wrote four opinion letters addressing several FMLA and FLSA concerns.  As far as the forms go, the only thing that changed is the expiration date. The updated FMLA forms are exactly the […]

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Workplace Diversity: A Key Factor in the Success of Small Businesses

Over the course of many years, the notion of “Workplace Diversity” was a concept, a fad, one of many organizational ‘flavor of the month’ programs; and to some, another name for Affirmative Action.  Workplace Diversity was viewed as code words referring to race, ethnicity and gender.   There were expectations and even pressure imposed to consider diversity attributes as a major factor in staffing decisions.  The term […]

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Hiring Ex-Offenders Is a Positive Move

As the labor market tightens in our expanding economy, companies will need workers. And people returning to society from prison need jobs. Keeping potential employers and employees apart is fear, lack of understanding, and about 20,000 statutes and regulations across the country that restrict the hiring of ex-offenders. Businesses and governments want to change that. Yesterday, the White House hosted a […]

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NYC Mayor DiBlasio signs package of sexual harassment bills

Mayor Bill de Blasio on Wednesday signed 11 bills that aim to bolster protections against sexual harassment — both for municipal and private employees. The measures triple the statute of limitations for filing a complaint with city government from one to three years and mandate that city agencies publicly report each complaint received. Additionally, private […]

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Workplace Diversity: A Key Factor in the Success of Small Businesses

Over the course of many years, the notion of “Workplace Diversity” was a concept, a fad, one of many organizational ‘flavor of the month’ programs; and to some, another name for Affirmative Action. Workplace Diversity was viewed as code words referring to race, ethnicity and gender. There were expectations and even pressure imposed to consider […]

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Employees name 4 biggest workplace distractions: Here’s how to help them

It’s not surprising that a recent survey found 69% of full-time employees get distracted at work. The more interesting finding is that 70% of workers think their managers could help them focus better through training.  Udemy conducted a survey of 1,000 full-time office workers in the U.S. to find what was causing the distractions, how employees […]

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THE GOOD, THE BAD AND THE UGLY OF 360 REVIEWS

THE GOOD, THE BAD AND THE UGLY OF 360 REVIEWS

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How to Assess Performance With a 360 Review and What is 360 Review

How to Assess Performance With a 360 Review and What is 360 Review

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