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[Webinar] Are You Ready for the New DOL Ruling?

Posted by Tonya Fletcher SPHR, SHRM-SCP on Nov 14, 2019 9:30:00 AM

You are cordially invited to join FrankCrum for our free ongoing webinar series, which provides great tips for better business practices. This is your invitation to attend our next webinar, "Are You Ready for the New DOL Ruling?"

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Topics: Webinar

2019 Holiday Hiring Guidance for Employers

Posted by Tonya Fletcher SPHR, SHRM-SCP on Nov 11, 2019 10:09:45 AM

‘Tis the season for holiday hiring. As retailers prepare for Thanksgiving and Christmas, many have already staffed up this season, and others have “now hiring” signs in the windows. While many employers hire seasonal workers, not all may be fully aware of the regulations surrounding such employment.

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Topics: Hiring

How Sleepiness Contributes to Accidents in the Workplace

Posted by Greg Andress on Oct 31, 2019 9:00:00 AM

It goes without saying that tired employees are less effective at work, but in some cases, excessive sleepiness is downright dangerous. No matter the industry, sleepiness can cause injuries to occur in the workplace because of additional errors, slower reaction time and poor judgement. Injuries in the workplace can also occur when someone believes they are able to handle important tasks, even though they’re not.

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Topics: workplace safety

3 Ways Employers Should Prepare for New DOL Overtime Rule

Posted by Tonya Fletcher SPHR, SHRM-SCP on Oct 29, 2019 9:00:00 AM

As you probably know by now, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) recently announced their final rule for the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) regulations for white-collar overtime exemptions. The new ruling makes 1.3 Million more Americans eligible for overtime pay. Beginning January 1, 2020, the minimum salary level for an exempt status employee is moving to $684 per week or $35,568 per year (up from the current $455 per week or $23,660 per year).

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Topics: dol overtime rule

DOL Ruling Makes 1.3 Million More Americans Eligible for Overtime Pay

Posted by Tonya Fletcher SPHR, SHRM-SCP on Oct 2, 2019 11:00:00 AM

A decision years in the making has finally happened. The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) recently announced a final rule to make 1.3 million American workers eligible for overtime pay under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). It sets the minimum salary threshold for the FLSA’s white-collar exemptions at $684 per week, or $35,568 per year.

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Topics: wageandhour

Safety Lessons Learned - New Examples of Avoidable Workplace Accidents

Posted by Greg Andress on Sep 20, 2019 3:00:00 PM

One of the most important factors of running a business effectively is keeping employees healthy and safe. Safety Lessons Learned  is a series designed to provide examples of workplace accidents that result in injury or even death to help employers recognize hazards and put the proper preventative measures in place (names have been changed to ensure confidentiality).

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Topics: safety culture, workplace safety

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