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ROI of Employees for Dealerships | Improve Employee ROI

December 29, 2015 by Rebecca Ward

ROEI, That’s Return on Employee Investment There has been little change when it comes to the functions necessary for dealership workforce management over the past 20 years.  Understanding the costs of workforce management can help dealers determining the ROI of employees....

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KPA Tip of the Month: September 30, 2015 EEOC Report Deadline

September 22, 2015 by Kathryn Carlson

EEOC Report Due

The EEO-1 Joint Reporting Committee has extended the deadline for all EEO-1 Report Filers from September 30, 2015 to October 30, 2015. The EEOC requires all organizations with 100 or more employees from “affiliated entities” to use the EEO-1 Report to self-identify gende...

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The Top Environmental and Safety Risk Management Challenge

September 10, 2015 by Rebecca Ward

Kathryn Carlson, Vice President of HR Management Products for KPA, was a recent guest on the TechnologyAdvice Expert Interview Series to share her insight on the intersection of sales, marketing, and technology. The series, which is hosted by TechnologyAdvice’s Josh Bland, ex...

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The Family Medical Leave Act: When are you allowed to use it?

August 12, 2015 by Kathryn Carlson

The Family Medical Leave Act: When are you allowed to use it?

In most circumstances company paid sick time is adequate when an employee gets sick, however, occasionally extenuating circumstances occur and more time is necessary. In these situations, the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) can be enabled. Taking effect in 1993, FMLA was cre...

Posted in: Human Resources Management Tags: employee leave rules, family leave, family medical leave act, fmla, hr administration, leave requests, medical leave Read More

Colorado Supreme Court: Employers Can Discharge Workers Using Medical Marijuana

June 17, 2015 by Global Administrator

Colorado Supreme Court: Employers Can Discharge Workers Using Medical Marijuana

While many States continue to legalize marijuana for both recreational and medical use, some employers are questioning their right to discharge employees who violate company drug policies. On June 15, 2015 the Colorado Supreme Court made their stance on marijuana use clear in...

Posted in: Human Resources Management Tags: Drug testing, Employee rights, Federal Marijuana laws, State laws, Supreme Court rulings Read More

Is your unpaid internship legally supposed to be paid?

June 03, 2015 by Kathryn Carlson

Is your unpaid internship legally supposed to be paid?

As summer approaches and you make the important decision of whether or not to hire a summer intern an important detail to consider is whether or not you will be required to pay your interns . According to the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), internships for private, for-pro...

Posted in: Human Resources Management Tags: FLSA, Internship payments, Paid part timers, Unpaid interns Read More

Summer Dealership Preparedness: Your Dress Code

May 04, 2015

With summer quickly nearing, the temperature is creeping up. If your employees haven’t already changed into their summer wardrobe, they will be soon. Inappropriate apparel can be dangerous and can also create a distraction amongst coworkers. It’s best to review and redistribu...

Posted in: Human Resources Management Tags: Appropriate attire, Dealership policies, dress code, Summer dress codes, Warm Weather dress codes Read More

Maternity/Paternity Leave: Did you know that?

April 22, 2015

Maternity/Paternity Leave: Did you know that?

When an employee expands their family they will have questions about options for maternity or paternity leave. Here are a few things to consider when an employee requests maternity/paternity leave. Maternity/paternity leave typically refers to the time parents take off durin...

Posted in: Human Resources Management Tags: Employee benefits, employee leave of absence, FMLA, Maternity leave, paid time off, Paternity leave, scheduling PTO Read More

The Family Medical Leave Act: When are you allowed to use it?

April 07, 2015 by Kathryn Carlson

The Family Medical Leave Act: When are you allowed to use it?

In most circumstances company paid sick time is adequate when an employee gets sick, however, occasionally extenuating circumstances occur and more time is necessary. In these situations, the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) can be enabled. Taking effect in 1993, FMLA was cre...

Posted in: Human Resources Management Tags: family leave act, FMLA, FMLA daughter definition, FMLA son definition, in loco parentis, paid days off, sick day management, time off management Read More

FMLA: Defining Sons and Daughters

April 07, 2015 by Global Administrator

When deciding if FMLA is the appropriate leave, employers should consider the interpretation of “son“ or “daughter” issued by the Department of Labor under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA).  The Administrator’s interpretation gives employees, who care for a child, pare...

Posted in: Human Resources Management Tags: daughter, family, FMLA, in, loco, off, parentis, son, time Read More

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