Category Archives: Human Resources

Legal Briefs for HR – July 2013

1. Breaking News – The Obama administration announced today that it would for a year, until 2015, the Affordable Care act mandate that employers provide coverage for their workers or pay penalties. 2. Who’s the Boss? – In 1998, the Supreme Court announced the standard for employer liability under Title VII when a supervisor harassed

Legal Update for June 2013

It’s summertime, and here’s what’s heating up: 1. Safety Dance – OSHA issued an April 5, 2013 letter opining that employees of a workplace that has no collective bargaining agreement may designate a labor union or community organization to act on their behalf during the walk-around portion of an OSHA inspection AND one or more

Legal Briefs for HR – April 2013

1. That’s Sick – Here we go again. Although federal bills mandating employer-provided paid sick leave have consistently failed, since they first appeared in 2004, another bill is in the works. The Healthy Families Act (S.631 and H.R. 1286) was filed on March 20. Similar paid sick leave mandates are in place in Connecticut and

Do You Feel Like Your Company Is Missing Something?

Do you feel like your company is missing something? Is something  just not right when it comes to the flow of things? You might be missing 80% of your business software.   How is that affecting your bottom-line?  What if there was a way to gain a new perspective on the way your company operates?  What if

Yardney Water Filtration – A bly:Optimize Success Story

Riverside California’s Yardney Water Filtration Systems operates a state of the art 60,000 square foot research, design, and manufacturing facility. They are a pioneer in the development of clean water solutions and since 1965 they have provided high-quality, cost effective products becoming one of the world’s leading manufacturers of water filtration equipment for industrial and

Sage Promotions and Offers Through March and June, 2013

Sage customers – take advantage of these offers to enhance your system – contact your Blytheco Regional Account Manager soon for more details. Intelligence Reporting - Sage Intelligence offers a reporting bundle which includes the Report Manager, Connector and Report Designer modules for the bundled price of $2,000 through March 31, 2013. Financing - 0% financing on

Employment Legal Brief September ’12

Welcome to Legal Briefs for HR, an update on employment issues sent to over 5000 individual HR professionals, in-house counsel and business owners and many HR and legal professional organizations (who have asked and been permitted to republish in their newsletters and websites) to help them stay in the know about employment issues. The kids

What the SCOTUS Healthcare Ruling Means For Your Business

httpv:// There’s been a lot of commotion recently over the upheld health care mandate – some say it will destroy the economy, while others say it’s a dawn of a new era of equal access for American healthcare.  Neither is probably correct.  Though whether you agree with it or not, one thing is certain –

The Top Ten People to Follow for Social Human Resources

1. The Cynical Girl @lruettimann Hilarious, and authoritative, Laurie Reuttimann has over a decade of HR experience with Fortune 500 companies. She approaches career and HR advice with humor, irreverence, and cats. 2.  The Social Workplace @socialworkplace #socialhr Elizabeth is a speaker and influencer on improving employee engagement and business productivity through the

The SHRM 2012 Annual Conference and Expo

The SHRM 2012 Annual Conference & Exposition is in our home turf of Atlanta this year, and we are excited to have the opportunity not only to exhibit at the Expo, but also to meet and learn from some of the amazing speakers and presenters at this year’s event.  With speakers like Condoleezza Rice, Malcolm

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