Archive for July 2016

HR Tips for Keeping Cool as the Election Year Heats Up

HR Tips for Keeping Cool as the Election Year Heats Up. In a tumultuous election year, keep distraction—and workplace political conflict—to a minimum. Regardless of your side of the aisle, the months leading up to the November 2016 election are going to be a roller-coaster.  In a world shaken by terrorism, record numbers of migrants…

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Time on the Clock: Understanding New Overtime Rules

In May, the Obama Administration announced a long-expected update to federal overtime regulations.  Sending ripples throughout the workforce, the rule revisions have a broad impact on how work is performed—and who is doing it. The final rule  was announced following a public comment period between July and September, 2015.  During that time, more than 270,000…

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