Monthly Archives: August 2017

EEO-1 Report Pay/Hours Worked Changes on Hold

August 30th, 2017

On August 29, 2017 the Federal Office of Management and Budget (OMB) halted the EEOC’s proposed EEO-1 Report changes after a review of the data collection requirements pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act.  OMB issued an immediate stay of the EEOC’s collection of pay and hours worked data from covered businesses, which are estimated to...

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Know the EEOC: Employment Opportunity for All

August 22nd, 2017

Discrimination in the workplace can be a very sensitive topic to bring up. We’ve all heard of various laws the government creates to keep places of business fair, and most of our jobs tell us about or make us watch videos about workplace equality when we first start. And that’s just the beginning. To get...

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Important Changes to the Term “Fiduciary”

August 22nd, 2017

Recent changes to the definition of “fiduciary” have grown to include those who offer guidance on investment options to health savings account (“HSA”) and individual retirement account (“IRA”) holders. With the new regulations, if an employer provides guidance to employees regarding their investment options, such as pushing one option over another, the employer can now...

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Direct Manager Involvement: The Second of Five Common FMLA Mistakes

August 22nd, 2017

An employee’s manager becoming involved in an FMLA situation can be liability for an  employer. Handling FMLA cases involves a set of complicated regulations that, if not followed properly, can lead to very serious consequences. When an employee’s manager is involved in FMLA proceedings the employer dramatically increases the risk of being out of compliance....

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BASIC Named One of the Top 25 HR Technology Solution Providers

August 22nd, 2017

 CIO Applications included BASIC on their 2017 list because of their extremely diverse portfolio of HR offerings. CIO Applications magazine is a publication dedicated to offering comprehensive information on the latest technology trends. In their June issue they published their list of the top 25 HR technology solution providers of 2017. Organizations included on the...

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