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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February 2019

February 2019

You’re reading the February 2019 edition of the HR Advisor Newsletter. This month we cover the epidemic of loneliness in the workplace and what employers can do about it, remind you about OSHA reporting, and bring you up to speed on the latest news concerning a minimum salary increase for exempt employees. Thank you for

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January 2019

January 2019

Thank you for reading the HR Advisor Newsletter! We’re beginning the new year with an overview of progressive discipline and how you can use it to reduce risk, a reminder about new state and municipal minimum wages taking effect, and a rundown of the Executive Exemption from minimum wage and overtime.


Risk Reduction Through Progressive

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December 2018

December 2018

Welcome to the December edition of the HR Advisor Newsletter. This month we review the federal and state employment laws every growing organization should know about, explain why you can’t prohibit discussions by employees about their wages, and cover the importance of having and using an employee handbook. Thank you for reading!


The Employment Laws

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November 2018

November 2018

You’re reading the November edition of the HR Advisor Newsletter. This month we explain why so many managers are uncomfortable talking with their employees and what you can do about it. Next, we provide some tips on allowing workplace chit-chat while keeping it to a minimum. Finally, we review recent statistics from the EEOC on

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