Category Archives: Blog Post

HR Works: Your Trusted Partner for Everything HR

Human resources is a critical function for all businesses, but it can also be complex and time-consuming. Recently, increased turnover and changing regulations have only added to this complexity. Partnering with HR Works is an excellent way for businesses to optimize HR spend, gain access to expertise, mitigate risk, and ensure stability and consistency within the HR function.  SERVICES WE OFFER HR […]

Unlocking Potential: The Timeless Benefits of Online Learning Management Systems

The surge in popularity of e-learning experienced during the pandemic has transformed the landscape of professional development. While the pandemic may have initially accelerated the adoption of online learning, the benefits continue in our post-pandemic world. In this rapidly evolving business environment, leveraging a Learning Management System (LMS) continues to be a strategic move for […]

Do not Let Your Handbook Gather Dust: Why Annual Updates Matter 

Your employee handbook is like the constitution of your workplace. It outlines expectations, rights, and responsibilities, setting the stage for a smooth and productive environment. But just like any governing document, it needs regular updates to stay relevant and effective. That is where annual handbook reviews come in.  Here is why keeping your handbook fresh […]

The NLRB’s Stericycle Decision Has Significant Implications for 2024 Employee Handbook Updates 

On August 2, 2023, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) issued its decision on Stericycle, Inc. In this landmark decision, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) established a new standard for evaluating workplace rules, particularly those addressing employee conduct outside work hours. The decision emphasizes the protection of employees’ rights to engage in protected concerted activity, […]

Structured but Flexible: Developing Internship Programs for Gen Z

This summer, my colleagues Janine Corea and Adrienne Schleigh wrote blogs with a focus on the youngest work-eligible generation entering the workforce, Gen Z.  What is important to them in the workplace? As employers, how can we effectively engage this generation?  Several points addressing these topics came from a mini survey focused on Recruiting Gen […]

How The Growing Emphasis on Pay Equity & Compensation Impacts Federal Contractors

COMPENSATION DATA COLLECTION, REPORTING & DOCUMENTATION HR Works noted the growing emphasis on compensation and pay equity as one of the key 2023 NILG Conference Takeaways, highlighting the inevitable return of the EEOC’s Component 2 Pay Data Collection and increase in State pay laws as clear signs that federal contractors should ensure that they are monitoring their pay practices for equity. […]

2023 NILG Conference Takeaways

HR Works and other industry experts recently attended the National Industry Liaison Group’s 2023 Annual Conference in Phoenix, Arizona. Aligning with the conference theme, “Transforming for Tomorrow”, Federal contractors and representatives from the OFCCP and EEOC came together to share news, discuss regulations, and share best practices aimed at preparing attendees for changes in the […]

Show Me the Money: Getting Prepared for New York’s Wage Disclosure Law

On September 17, 2023, New York Labor Law Section 194-b will require covered employers to disclose wage ranges in job, promotion, and transfer advertisements for internal or public viewing for any position that will be physically performed, at least in part, in the state of New York (NY) or report to a supervisor, office or […]