$550K Verdict in New Hampshire Trade Secret Theft Case Sends Powerful Message

The Oswald Letter - Fri, 04/20/2018 - 05:58

Recently, the New Hampshire Supreme Court emphatically reminded employers of the risks of engaging in unethical behavior when hiring employees to obtain a competitor’s secrets In Halifax-American Energy Company, LLC v. Provider Power, LLC (Feb. 9, 2018), the court upheld a jury verdict of more than $550,000—plus hundreds of thousands of dollars...

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$550K Verdict in New Hampshire Trade Secret Theft Case Sends Powerful Message

Resources for Humans: - Fri, 04/20/2018 - 05:58

Recently, the New Hampshire Supreme Court emphatically reminded employers of the risks of engaging in unethical behavior when hiring employees to obtain a competitor’s secrets In Halifax-American Energy Company, LLC v. Provider Power, LLC (Feb. 9, 2018), the court upheld a jury verdict of more than $550,000—plus hundreds of thousands of dollars...

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ARA Seeks Expansion of IRS Self-Correction Program for Retirement Plans

EntertainHR - Fri, 04/20/2018 - 05:12

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) should modify its Employee Plans Compliance Resolution System (EPCRS) to expand its use by retirement plans seeking to self-correct errors, according to the American Retirement Association (ARA). Doing so would reduce the burden of newly increased Voluntary Correction Program (VCP) fees (see, IRS Adjusts Voluntary...

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ARA Seeks Expansion of IRS Self-Correction Program for Retirement Plans

The Oswald Letter - Fri, 04/20/2018 - 05:12

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) should modify its Employee Plans Compliance Resolution System (EPCRS) to expand its use by retirement plans seeking to self-correct errors, according to the American Retirement Association (ARA). Doing so would reduce the burden of newly increased Voluntary Correction Program (VCP) fees (see, IRS Adjusts Voluntary...

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ARA Seeks Expansion of IRS Self-Correction Program for Retirement Plans

Resources for Humans: - Fri, 04/20/2018 - 05:12

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) should modify its Employee Plans Compliance Resolution System (EPCRS) to expand its use by retirement plans seeking to self-correct errors, according to the American Retirement Association (ARA). Doing so would reduce the burden of newly increased Voluntary Correction Program (VCP) fees (see, IRS Adjusts Voluntary...

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How to Find Passive Candidates

EntertainHR - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 08:46

Open positions are becoming tougher and tougher to fill. Recruiters are looking for options to find more candidates for each role simply to have more options to choose from. Sometimes it’s difficult to even find someone qualified. One option some recruiters use is to recruit individuals who aren’t actively jobseeking: passive candidates. These...

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How to Find Passive Candidates

The Oswald Letter - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 08:46

Open positions are becoming tougher and tougher to fill. Recruiters are looking for options to find more candidates for each role simply to have more options to choose from. Sometimes it’s difficult to even find someone qualified. One option some recruiters use is to recruit individuals who aren’t actively jobseeking: passive candidates. These...

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How to Find Passive Candidates

Resources for Humans: - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 08:46

Open positions are becoming tougher and tougher to fill. Recruiters are looking for options to find more candidates for each role simply to have more options to choose from. Sometimes it’s difficult to even find someone qualified. One option some recruiters use is to recruit individuals who aren’t actively jobseeking: passive candidates. These...

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How to Prepare Employees for Leadership Roles

EntertainHR - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 08:45

How do you help your new managers succeed? The last thing you want is for a new leader to fail and let down other employees. Clearly, that situation is no good for anyone. But not all employees who take on leadership roles are prepared for what that means. Even for people who excelled in their […] The post How to Prepare Employees for...

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How to Prepare Employees for Leadership Roles

The Oswald Letter - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 08:45

How do you help your new managers succeed? The last thing you want is for a new leader to fail and let down other employees. Clearly, that situation is no good for anyone. But not all employees who take on leadership roles are prepared for what that means. Even for people who excelled in their previous role, leading others is a completely different...

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How to Prepare Employees for Leadership Roles

Resources for Humans: - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 08:45

How do you help your new managers succeed? The last thing you want is for a new leader to fail and let down other employees. Clearly, that situation is no good for anyone. But not all employees who take on leadership roles are prepared for what that means. Even for people who excelled in their previous role, leading others is a completely different...

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Fair Credit Reporting Act—Employment Law Basics

EntertainHR - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 06:00

The Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) does far more than regulate the exchange of consumer credit information. You need to understand how it applies to employees and applicants in order to ensure compliance. Below is a general summary of your FCRA obligations. ‘Consumer Reports’ and ‘Investigative Consumer Reports’ In the...

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Fair Credit Reporting Act—Employment Law Basics

The Oswald Letter - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 06:00

The Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) does far more than regulate the exchange of consumer credit information. You need to understand how it applies to employees and applicants in order to ensure compliance. Below is a general summary of your FCRA obligations. KittisakJirasittichai / iStock / Getty Images Plus ‘Consumer Reports’ and...

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Fair Credit Reporting Act—Employment Law Basics

Resources for Humans: - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 06:00

The Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) does far more than regulate the exchange of consumer credit information. You need to understand how it applies to employees and applicants in order to ensure compliance. Below is a general summary of your FCRA obligations. KittisakJirasittichai / iStock / Getty Images Plus ‘Consumer Reports’ and...

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Is Travel Time Compensable for Technicians Paid on an Hourly Basis?

EntertainHR - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 06:00

As we previously reported, last week the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) issued its first Opinion Letters in 9 years. Important questions were addressed regarding the interplay of the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) and the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and the compensability of travel time for nonexempt employees. Part 2 of this […] The...

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Is Travel Time Compensable for Technicians Paid on an Hourly Basis?

The Oswald Letter - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 06:00

As we previously reported, last week the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) issued its first Opinion Letters in 9 years. Important questions were addressed regarding the interplay of the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) and the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and the compensability of travel time for nonexempt employees. Part 2 of this article will...

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Is Travel Time Compensable for Technicians Paid on an Hourly Basis?

Resources for Humans: - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 06:00

As we previously reported, last week the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) issued its first Opinion Letters in 9 years. Important questions were addressed regarding the interplay of the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) and the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and the compensability of travel time for nonexempt employees. Part 2 of this article will...

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Do You Manage Your Company’s Employee Value Proposition?

EntertainHR - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 04:00

In Friday’s Advisor, we were discussing the employee value proposition (EVP), which is the set of things that employees value that are received as part of working there. It’s essentially the reasons employees should work for you rather than the competition. Every organization has an EVP, but not every organization takes steps to manage it....

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Do You Manage Your Company’s Employee Value Proposition?

The Oswald Letter - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 04:00

In Friday’s Advisor, we were discussing the employee value proposition (EVP), which is the set of things that employees value that are received as part of working there. It’s essentially the reasons employees should work for you rather than the competition. Every organization has an EVP, but not every organization takes steps to manage it. We...

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Do You Manage Your Company’s Employee Value Proposition?

Resources for Humans: - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 04:00

In Friday’s Advisor, we were discussing the employee value proposition (EVP), which is the set of things that employees value that are received as part of working there. It’s essentially the reasons employees should work for you rather than the competition. Every organization has an EVP, but not every organization takes steps to manage it. We...

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