Axiom Blog: HR News & Advice
We eat, sleep, and breathe HR. And then we write about it.
Browse our articles for HR advice and the latest updates on HR news. You’ll find a lot of the latest human resources issues, and you’ll find that we have a lot of opinions about them. (We’re always up for debate or discussion, too. You know where to find us.)
As I’m sure you are aware, June is national safety month! OK, maybe you had no idea, but you should know that safety is hugely important in the workplace. According to the National Safety Council, a workplace injury occurs every … Continue reading
Sometimes the “old-school” still reigns over the “new-school.” Companies now a days are ousting the traditional workplace benefits by offering perks like onsite workout classes, napping pods, coffee bars, and the best of all…office pets! With the modernization of the … Continue reading
Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Yahoo News. It is so easy to get off track in the vast world of distractions we have at our fingertips. This is no different in the workforce either. According to Gallup, about 70% of Americans are … Continue reading
In a non-union environment, a 90-day probationary period is a defined period of time in which a newly hired employee becomes acclimated to working for the company. During this time period, the new employee is learning their responsibilities and adapting … Continue reading
Earlier this month, a federal district court judge reinstated the revised Employer Information Report (EEO-1) pay data reporting requirement, leaving many companies unsure about their obligations. The EEO-1 Report is a survey mandated by federal statute and regulations that categorizes employees … Continue reading
On March 7, 2019 the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) proposed an increase to the salary threshold for overtime eligibility under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). Under the proposal the threshold would increase to $35,308 a year or $679 … Continue reading
Due to the recent government shutdown and partial lapse in appropriations, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has postponed this year’s EEO-1 to early March with a new deadline of May 31, 2019. The EEO-1 Form is a report … Continue reading
Due to the government shutdown and lapse in federal funding for the Department of Homeland Security, the E-Verify website is currently unavailable. In past shutdowns, the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has implemented temporary policies so employers are … Continue reading
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The Immigration Reform and Control Act (IRCA) of 1986 requires all employers in the U.S. to complete a Form I-9 when hiring a new employee to work in the United States. The purpose of the Form I-9 is to … Continue reading