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November 2022 HR Newsletter

5 Tips for Effective 2023 Open Enrollment Communication

Now more than ever, employees are looking to their employers for guidance on navigating their available benefits. Employees are likely paying more attention this year as they navigate record-high inflation and work to maximize every hard-earned...

October 2022 HR Newsletter

Trending Employee Benefits That Strengthen Attraction and Retention Efforts.

In the wake of the Great Reshuffle—the mass movement of workers to jobs that prioritize their needs—and macro trends like the tight labor market, attraction and retention are top-of-mind concerns for employers. As a result,...

September 2022 HR Newsletter

Building Employee Skills With Microlearning

Addressing current and future skill gaps is a top workplace challenge for employers today. In addition, learning and development are key priorities for workers in today’s competitive labor market who may seek out a new employer if their current one does no...

July 2022 HR Newsletter

DOL Reminds Employers to Prioritize Safety for Summer Youth Hires

With summer being a popular season for youth employment, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) recently reminded employers hiring youth-aged workers to comply with federal child labor laws to ensure these hires have a safe and beneficia...

June 2022 HR Newsletter

HSA/HDHP Limits Increase for 2023

Recently, the IRS released Revenue Procedure 2022-24 to provide the inflation-adjusted limits for health savings accounts (HSAs) and high deductible health plans (HDHPs) for 2023. The IRS is required to publish these limits by June 1 of each year. The limits include...

May 2022 HR Newsletter

DOJ Issues Guidance on Opioid Addiction and the ADA

On April 5, 2022, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) issued guidance on how the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) can protect individuals with opioid use disorder (OUD) and other drug addictions from discrimination.

 

ADA Background

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April 2022 HR Newsletter

EEOC Issues FAQs on COVID-19 and Caregiver Discrimination

On March 14, 2022, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) issued a ne...

March 2022 HR Newsletter

Understanding the Value of a Learning Culture

As employers evaluate how to combat today’s attraction and retention challenges, learning and development (L&D) efforts are a great way for organizations to find and keep employees. Research found that the majority of employees would stay at an organ...

February 2022 HR Newsletter

OSHA Withdraws COVID-19 ETS, but Not the Proposed Permanent Rule​​​​​​​​​​​

On Jan. 25, 2022, OSHA provided notice that it is withdrawing its COVID-19 vaccination and weekly testing emergency temporary standard (ETS). The withdrawal will be effective once the notice is published in the Federal Regist...

January 2022: Stay informed of the latest HR News

5 HR Trends to Monitor in 2022

Many human resources (HR) functions were quickly reimagined in 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and HR professionals should continue to expect new challenges in 2022. Here are five HR trends to monitor this upcoming year:

1. Hybrid Workplace Sustainability
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