December 2019

December 2019

Thank you for reading the HR Advisor Newsletter. This month we look at three practices you can do to effectively manage your HR responsibilities, what you should keep in mind when writing your own company policies, and a few measures you can take to protect your organization when serving alcohol at company events.

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October 2019

October 2019

Welcome to the HR Advisor Newsletter! This month we explain why you should care about your employer brand and how you can take charge of it, review the latest news about the new overtime rule, and go over the actual legal definition of harassment.

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September 2019

September 2019

Welcome to the HR Advisor Newsletter! We have articles this month on hiring former employees, employee rights under the NLRA, misunderstood terms of the Americans with Disabilities Act, and managing your managers. Thank you for reading!


Five Reasons to Rehire Former Employees

It’s not uncommon for organizations to have a policy against rehiring former employees.

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August 2019

August 2019

Thank you for reading the HR Advisor Newsletter. The featured articles this month recap the 2019 SHRM conference in Las Vegas, offer guidance on preventing sexual harassment in the workplace, and explain the meaning of workplace culture.

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July 2019

July 2019

Thank you for reading the HR Advisor Newsletter! This month we go over three ways HR makes employment more profitable, explain the advantages of skill-based training, and review the importance of accommodating pregnant employees.


The Three Ways HR Makes Employment More Profitable

HR covers a lot of territory—much of it cluttered with paperwork—but it really

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June 2019

June 2019

This month, we cover the causes and solutions to conflict in the workplace, review the new EEO-1 pay data reporting requirements, and show you how to calculate overtime during workweeks with paid holidays.

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New Jersey Law Alert – New Jersey Minimum Wage and Family Leave Act Changes

New Jersey Law Alert – New Jersey Minimum Wage and Family Leave Act Changes

New Jersey Minimum Wage and Family Leave Act Changes

Minimum Wage

The minimum wage in New Jersey will begin increasing this July and continue until it reaches $15 per hour in 2024. The first increase will take place on July 1 and will raise the minimum wage from the current $8.85 per hour to $10.00 per hour. The base wage for tipped employees will also increase, through 2022. The increase schedule is as follows, with tipped employee base wages in parenthesis:

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May 2019

May 2019

Thank you for reading the HR Advisor Newsletter! This month’s edition features an article on what you need to know before disciplining or terminating an employee so that you don’t end up in a legal danger zone. You can also read about the interactive process and the DOL’s relatively new unpaid intern test. Finally, we

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April 2019

April 2019

Thank you for reading the HR Advisor Newsletter! This month, we’re excited to introduce a new format to the newsletter that will enable us to feature more content and make it easier for you to find the information that’s most relevant and valuable to you. Please take a look!


How to Make Meetings with Remote

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March 2019

March 2019

Have you heard about the phenomenon of employees “ghosting” their employers? In this month’s edition of the HR Advisor Newsletter, we look at this unfortunate phenomenon, why it’s happening, and what employers can do to prevent it. We also have some spring-cleaning tips for the office and a reminder about OSHA reporting. As always, thank

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