WOTC 101

The Oswald Letter - Tue, 10/30/2018 - 03:00

WOTC stands for Work Opportunity Tax Credit, and it’s designed to be an incentive for employers to hire people who frequently face difficulty finding employment. As the name implies, this incentive is in the form of a tax credit. As such, it is administered by both the Department of Labor (DOL) and the IRS. It is currently authorized until the...

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WOTC 101

Resources for Humans: - Tue, 10/30/2018 - 03:00

WOTC stands for Work Opportunity Tax Credit, and it’s designed to be an incentive for employers to hire people who frequently face difficulty finding employment. As the name implies, this incentive is in the form of a tax credit. As such, it is administered by both the Department of Labor (DOL) and the IRS. It is currently authorized until the...

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A Ship With No Captain Means No Change in Course

EntertainHR - Mon, 10/29/2018 - 03:00

As of press time, the U.S. Department of Labor’s (DOL) Wage and Hour Division (WHD) still doesn’t have an administrator. Cheryl Stanton, who is currently the executive director of South Carolina’s Department of Employment and Workforce, was nominated for the position in September 2017. However, the Senate returned her nomination...

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A Ship With No Captain Means No Change in Course

The Oswald Letter - Mon, 10/29/2018 - 03:00

As of press time, the U.S. Department of Labor’s (DOL) Wage and Hour Division (WHD) still doesn’t have an administrator. Cheryl Stanton, who is currently the executive director of South Carolina’s Department of Employment and Workforce, was nominated for the position in September 2017. However, the Senate returned her nomination...

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A Ship With No Captain Means No Change in Course

Resources for Humans: - Mon, 10/29/2018 - 03:00

As of press time, the U.S. Department of Labor’s (DOL) Wage and Hour Division (WHD) still doesn’t have an administrator. Cheryl Stanton, who is currently the executive director of South Carolina’s Department of Employment and Workforce, was nominated for the position in September 2017. However, the Senate returned her nomination...

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The Company that Hires Ex-Convicts

EntertainHR - Fri, 10/26/2018 - 03:00

Most people who have filled out job applications have at one time or another seen the question asking whether the applicant has ever been convicted of a crime. This could mean either a misdemeanor, relatively minor crimes punishable by up to a year in jail, or felonies, serious crimes that could be punished by years […] The post The Company...

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The Company that Hires Ex-Convicts

The Oswald Letter - Fri, 10/26/2018 - 03:00

Most people who have filled out job applications have at one time or another seen the question asking whether the applicant has ever been convicted of a crime. This could mean either a misdemeanor, relatively minor crimes punishable by up to a year in jail, or felonies, serious crimes that could be punished by years or even life in prison and, in...

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The Company that Hires Ex-Convicts

Resources for Humans: - Fri, 10/26/2018 - 03:00

Most people who have filled out job applications have at one time or another seen the question asking whether the applicant has ever been convicted of a crime. This could mean either a misdemeanor, relatively minor crimes punishable by up to a year in jail, or felonies, serious crimes that could be punished by years or even life in prison and, in...

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DOL Proposes Eased Restrictions on Open Multiple-Employer Plans for Small Businesses

EntertainHR - Fri, 10/26/2018 - 03:00

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) on October 22 released its proposal easing restrictions on open multiple-employer plans (MEPs) to encourage more small businesses to offer defined contribution (DC) retirement plans to their employees. The Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) was published on October 23 (83 Fed. Reg. 53534). Public comments are...

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DOL Proposes Eased Restrictions on Open Multiple-Employer Plans for Small Businesses

The Oswald Letter - Fri, 10/26/2018 - 03:00

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) on October 22 released its proposal easing restrictions on open multiple-employer plans (MEPs) to encourage more small businesses to offer defined contribution (DC) retirement plans to their employees. The Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) was published on October 23 (83 Fed. Reg. 53534). Public comments are...

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DOL Proposes Eased Restrictions on Open Multiple-Employer Plans for Small Businesses

Resources for Humans: - Fri, 10/26/2018 - 03:00

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) on October 22 released its proposal easing restrictions on open multiple-employer plans (MEPs) to encourage more small businesses to offer defined contribution (DC) retirement plans to their employees. The Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) was published on October 23 (83 Fed. Reg. 53534). Public comments are...

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Is Your HR Department the Police or a Partner?

EntertainHR - Fri, 10/26/2018 - 03:00

Close your eyes and picture your current HR staff. Does your HR department function as a strategic partner or as a police force? Do they spend their time addressing people who aren’t meeting the dreaded dress code, who can’t get along with others, or who are always late? Are they continually pushing to grab the […] The post Is...

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Is Your HR Department the Police or a Partner?

The Oswald Letter - Fri, 10/26/2018 - 03:00

Close your eyes and picture your current HR staff. Does your HR department function as a strategic partner or as a police force? Do they spend their time addressing people who aren’t meeting the dreaded dress code, who can’t get along with others, or who are always late? Are they continually pushing to grab the seemingly unattainable...

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Is Your HR Department the Police or a Partner?

Resources for Humans: - Fri, 10/26/2018 - 03:00

Close your eyes and picture your current HR staff. Does your HR department function as a strategic partner or as a police force? Do they spend their time addressing people who aren’t meeting the dreaded dress code, who can’t get along with others, or who are always late? Are they continually pushing to grab the seemingly unattainable...

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Is it Against the Law to Target Job Ads at Younger Workers?

EntertainHR - Fri, 10/26/2018 - 03:00

One of the primary functions of a Human Resources department is to be aware of and ensure compliance with a wide range of laws and regulations involving workplace conduct, such as sexual harassment and various forms of discrimination. However, there are also plenty of laws and regulations that apply to the hiring process, as well, […] The...

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Is Management Making Your Organization Dumber?

EntertainHR - Fri, 10/26/2018 - 03:00

Stepping out the door, you glance across the parking lot in the general direction of your car. A quick check of the time shows 2:27 p.m. You need to be on the road by 2:30 to reach your destination on time. You’ve got 3 minutes to make it to the car and get going. A […] The post Is Management Making Your Organization Dumber? appeared first...

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Is it Against the Law to Target Job Ads at Younger Workers?

The Oswald Letter - Fri, 10/26/2018 - 03:00

One of the primary functions of a Human Resources department is to be aware of and ensure compliance with a wide range of laws and regulations involving workplace conduct, such as sexual harassment and various forms of discrimination. YinYang / E+ / Getty Images However, there are also plenty of laws and regulations that apply to the hiring...

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Is Management Making Your Organization Dumber?

The Oswald Letter - Fri, 10/26/2018 - 03:00

Stepping out the door, you glance across the parking lot in the general direction of your car. A quick check of the time shows 2:27 p.m. You need to be on the road by 2:30 to reach your destination on time. You’ve got 3 minutes to make it to the car and get going. A few minutes later, right at 2:30, you slip into your driver’s seat. This may be...

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Is it Against the Law to Target Job Ads at Younger Workers?

Resources for Humans: - Fri, 10/26/2018 - 03:00

One of the primary functions of a Human Resources department is to be aware of and ensure compliance with a wide range of laws and regulations involving workplace conduct, such as sexual harassment and various forms of discrimination. YinYang / E+ / Getty Images However, there are also plenty of laws and regulations that apply to the hiring...

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Is Management Making Your Organization Dumber?

Resources for Humans: - Fri, 10/26/2018 - 03:00

Stepping out the door, you glance across the parking lot in the general direction of your car. A quick check of the time shows 2:27 p.m. You need to be on the road by 2:30 to reach your destination on time. You’ve got 3 minutes to make it to the car and get going. A few minutes later, right at 2:30, you slip into your driver’s seat. This may be...

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