Stay Ahead of the Game: Your 2024 HR Compliance Calendar

  Managing HR can be challenging, but keeping on top of crucial HR compliance dates can be easier with XpanseHR’s 2024 HR Compliance Calendar.   As a business owner or HR professional, staying up to date on the latest compliance regulations can feel overwhelming. Given the constantly evolving landscape of employment laws, it’s critical to […]

Top Employee Handbook Updates to Make in 2024

  In today’s dynamic HR landscape, the employee handbook plays a vital role within organizations. Beyond being a repository for important company policies, it serves as a guide and roadmap for employees as they navigate their journey within your organization. As we step into the new year, it is important to ensure that your 2024 […]

5 Common FLSA Mistakes (And How to Fix Them)

It’s important to understand and comply with the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) to avoid costly mistakes. This article discusses the top five common FLSA mistakes that businesses make and how to fix them.    In the ever-evolving and highly regulated landscape of business operations, strict adherence to the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) is […]

Workplace Policies: How the NLRB Ruling Impacts Employers

  In a recent development, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), commonly known as the Board, has issued a groundbreaking ruling that is poised to reshape the landscape of workplace policies. The NLRB’s latest decision in Stericycle, Inc. marks a significant shift in how workplace rules are evaluated, placing a stronger emphasis on safeguarding employee […]

A Guide to Understanding Reasonable Workplace Accommodations

  The ADA Interactive Process is a critical component of identifying and providing reasonable workplace accommodations. This guide provides a comprehensive overview to help you understand and navigate how to provide workplace accommodations effectively and compliantly.   The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) is an important tool in promoting equal opportunity for individuals with disabilities […]

Harassment in the Workplace: Tips to Address it and Prevent it

  Harassment in the workplace can take many different forms and can have significantly negative effects on a business. It is important that HR professionals and managers know how to recognize the signs of workplace harassment and take the appropriate steps to resolve it quickly and fairly.   Despite the landmark legislative actions that social […]

2023 HR Checklist

  Each year, organizations face a multitude of unique HR challenges. In 2022, the Great Resignation and Quiet Quitting impacted organizations’ recruiting efforts and talent pools. Now is a good time to evaluate your organization’s overall HR function so you are prepared for whatever challenges and opportunities 2023 brings. Review XpanseHR’s 2023 HR Checklist to […]

Are You Rounding Employee Time Correctly?

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All employers must keep track of their hourly employees’ start times and end times to ensure fair and accurate pay. With wage and hour lawsuits on the rise, employers need to be careful how they round employee time. Read our tips on rounding rules to make sure your employees are fairly compensated, and your business is […]

New Affirmative Action Plan Certification Guidelines

Federal contractors and subcontractors who are required to develop and maintain an Affirmative Action Plan (AAP)  now need to register and certify their plans on an annual basis through a new online portal. On February 1, 2022, the Office of Federal Compliance Programs (OFFCP) launched its new Contractor Portal. Through this portal, federal non-construction contractors and […]