Tag Archives: HR Management & Consulting

2024 HR Industry Trends Survey

HR Works is pleased to announce the launch of our 2024 HR Industry Trends Survey, an annual survey conducted to identify current challenges and provide expert insights within the areas of HR Compliance, HRIS Technology/Automation, Remote Work, Recruiting and Retention, and offering competitive Compensation and Benefits in today’s labor market.  The survey is open to all employers interested in participating and will remain […]

Beyond the Internship: Actions to Encourage Intern-to-Employee Conversion 

The recruitment period is over, decisions have been made, offers extended and accepted. Postings, resume reviews, phone screens, visits to campuses, participation in online interviews – you did it all, and now, the time is finally near, your intern is starting, and you are outlining their summer agenda.  Welcoming and hosting your summer intern is […]

Best Practices for Workplace Investigations 

In any organization, maintaining a fair and respectful work environment is crucial for fostering productivity, employee satisfaction, and collective success. However, workplace allegations of misconduct or wrongdoing may arise, necessitating internal investigations to address and resolve such issues effectively.  When should workplace investigations take place?  Workplace investigations are not a method to manage day-to-day employee differences of […]

Total Solar Eclipse: Once In a Lifetime Workplace Considerations

If you were not already aware, the once-in-a-lifetime cosmic event of a total solar eclipse will cross North America on Monday, April 8th, darkening the skies for a few short minutes. The path of the eclipse makes landfall in Mexico, entering the United States in Texas at 12:23 p.m. CDT, and traveling through Oklahoma, Arkansas, […]

Help Employees Be Thankful During the Holiday Season

The holiday season is a time for reflection and gratitude. Employers can play a role in helping their employees be more thankful during this time of year thereby creating a more positive and productive work environment that benefits everyone. Here are some ways that employers can help employees be more thankful: In deciding how to […]

2023 HR Industry Trends Survey

HR Works is pleased to announce the launch of our 2023 HR Industry Trends Survey, an annual survey conducted to identify current challenges and provide expert insights within the areas of HR Compliance, Remote Work, Recruiting and Retention, and offering competitive Compensation and Benefits in today’s labor market.  The survey is open to all employers interested […]

Remote Work is Here to Stay…Is Your Business Prepared?

HR Works recently conducted a survey to collect information on what changes employers are making given the current legislative landscape related to leave policies and remote work arrangements during and beyond the pandemic. While our survey results suggested that the key business driver for the decision on remote work for most employers was compliance with […]

CDC & NY DOH Issues Updated Guidance to Reduce Quarantine

Updated CDC Guidance On December 2, 2020, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) updated its COVID-19 guidance by suggesting quarantine periods shorter than 14 days. The CDC offers the following options as acceptable alternatives to shorten quarantine: Quarantine can end after 10 days without testing and if no symptoms have been reported during daily […]

IRS Adds and Updates FAQs on FFCRA Tax Credits

The IRS has added and updated more than 80 answers to questions in its series of FAQs on “COVID-19-Related Tax Credits for Required Paid Leave Provided by Small and Midsize Businesses.” The changes affect questions in all 13 of the subtopics covered by the FAQs. Refundable tax credits are available to businesses for employee paid […]

Stimulus Bill Impacts Three Key Employment-Related Matters

Extension of FFCRA Tax Credits but No Leave Mandate The Appropriations Bill (Bill), signed into law by President Donald Trump on December 27, 2020, does not extend the emergency paid sick leave (EPSL) and expanded family and medical leave (EFMLA) mandates created by the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA). These leave requirements expired on […]