HR and the 2016 Presidential Election

CHANGES AND THEIR IMPACT The 2016 election for President included the majority election of Republican representatives in the House and the Senate.  Democrats were able to retain the power to filibuster with their 60 votes in the Senate.  The 2018 elections for Senate seats may change that.  How does that impact the check and balances […]

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Three serious changes on the horizon

First- There is the NEW ‘Guidelines’ for deciding if a person is an Independent Contractor person or an employee.  This went into effect July 15, 2015 and will require a company to look at each person individually as the six (6) guidelines are to be taken as a whole and not a checkoff list. Six [...]

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First glimpse at how Wage and Hour is going to release guidelines

As of July 15, 2015 you are required to reevaluate your Independent Contractors.  SHRM has done an excellent job of defining the regulation changes using clear, everyday language.  This article states that the goal is for less independent contract work and more employee status with possible overtime rights. The guidelines emphasize Qualitative rather then Quantitative [...]

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