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Holiday giving misconceptions

As the holidays near, the workplace evokes “tidings of good cheer” for some employees and employers. For others, it’s full of black licorice landmines – ideas that seem like a good idea at that time but tend to leave a bad taste in another’s mouth. To keep the entire office from nibbling at Christmas cookies or potato latkes out of nervousness, here are a few holiday misconceptions and solutions.

Legislative changes to go into effect January 1, 2020: What employers should know

January 1, 2020 marks the start of a new year and new legislative updates at the state and federal level. We have complied a list of some of the more noteworthy laws that will go into effect. Regardless of whether these updates apply to your organization, please be sure to check with a compliance or employment law specialist to make sure you are aware of, and in compliance with, all laws applicable to your organization.

Smoking in the boys’ room – vaping’s impact in the workplace

As of the date I’m writing this, 33 people in the U.S. have died as a consequence of vaping, with about 1500 more having been hospitalized. Vaping in the workplace could impact your employees or their family members, so let’s take a look at some of the things you should be thinking about if/when your employees are confronted with the problems of vaping.