HR Q&As Human Resources

Employee Reliability

Can we ask references about an applicant’s previous use of sick time? We’d like to get a sense of their reliability.
HR Q&As Human Resources

Racially Insensitive Comments in the Workplace

HR Q&A: An employee allegedly made a racially insensitive comment in the presence of a coworker. How should we respond?
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Dress Code in The Workplace

HR Q&A: Can employers provide feedback on a potential hire’s or current employee's clothing? #workplace #clothing
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Former Employee Reference

If we get called for a reference, can we just verify the former employee’s dates of employment?
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The Relocation Equation

What are my responsibilities if an employee moves to a different state and will be working from there?
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Employee Discipline

What are the best practices for disciplining employees?
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IRS Announces 2023 HSA Contribution Limits

The IRS announced HSA contribution limits effective for the calendar year 2023 with Revenue Procedure 2022-24, along with minimum deductible and maximum out-of-pocket expenses for the HDHPs.
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Can we cut a performance improvement plan short?

Can we cut a performance improvement plan short if the employee's performance issues have gotten substantially worse?
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Updated Guidance from the DOL on FMLA and Mental Health

On May 25, 2022, the Wage and Hour Division of the DOL issued updated guidance via Factsheet #280 regarding mental health and FMLA leave rights.
HR Q&As Human Resources

What is ERISA?

Are you in compliance with ERISA (Employee Retirement Income Security Act)? Download the checklist to find out.
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