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5 Tips for Successful Change Management: Relative to HR Transitions

HR is an often undervalued and underutilized role within organizations.  Generally that happens because the business doesn’t currently have HR and feels that they’ve lasted this long without it and are fine or the HR role is filled by someone who is not functioning in the capacity they should be.  Both instances can negatively impact […]

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The Do’s and Don’ts of Cultural Transformation

Gallup reports that worldwide only 33.4% of employees are engaged at work.  When businesses hear that type of a statistic they feel the need to rush into change, however not all businesses are ready to take on that task.  Here are 7 do’s and don’ts to follow in order to successfully implement a culture transformation.

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FMLA Basics for Everyone

The Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) was intended to balance the needs of the workplace with the needs of the family.  It allows eligible employees to take up to 12 weeks of unpaid leave for a qualifying reason during any 12 month period.  To be eligible an employee must have been at the business at least 12 months (they do not have to be 12 consecutive months) and worked at least 1,250 hours over the past 12 months.  For an employer to have to abide by FMLA they have to employ 50 or more employees within a 75 mile radius. FMLA covers both public and private sector employees.

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Why does the Form I-9 Matter?

The monetary penalties for knowingly hiring and continuing to employ ranges from $548 to $21,916 per violation.  The monetary penalties for substantive violations, including failing to produce a form I-9 range from $220 to $2,191 per violation.  These 5 factors are considered to determine penalty amounts.

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