There has been an increase in jurisdictions adopting “salary history bans,” like the salary history bans we have discussed in New Jersey, New York, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and Cincinnati, Ohio.  With recent legislation, the state of Maryland will soon join the list of jurisdictions with restrictions on an employer’s ability to ask about an applicant’s salary…

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In a recent article and tweet from Your Part-Time H.R. Manager’s Trusted Partner, Todd Cohen, Principal at Industrial U.I. Services, he wrote about a significant increase in fraudulent unemployment insurance claims filed over the past couple of months. What Industrial U.I. has found is that false claims are filed in the names of current employees…

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This week, the Wage and Hour Division announced the issuance of two rules interpreting the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) that modernize its application and lessen the burden of overtime calculations for certain employers. First, the agency has eliminated archaic distinctions hindering the use of the exception for retail or service establishments under Section 7(i)…

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As stay-at-home orders begin to expire, and governmental plans for businesses to reopen are being drafted, it is time for employers to start thinking about how to bring staff back to work. As an HR leader, we are in the position to ensure the safety of our workforce and that there are strategies and protocols in place to protect and safely bring staff back when reopening business locations.

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Published on April 26, 2020 Gary O’Connor, BCC, SPHR, SHRM-SCP Managing Partner & Executive Coach – Your Part-Time HR Manager, LLC As the COVID-19 numbers drop and the politicians start to talk about reopening businesses, it is time to think about what will “life” be like after the pandemic. What will that new normal look…

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