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Ask the HR Expert — Requesting confidential information

on October 15, 2018
Q: We received a letter from an attorney requesting confidential information from an employee record. Are we obligated to respond? A: No.Without a subpoena, you are...
Camille BradburyAsk the HR Expert — Requesting confidential information

Employers’ FAQs: Navigating Mental Health in the Workplace

on October 15, 2018
Mental health issues are skyrocketing. According to the National Institute of Mental Illness 1 out of every 5 Americans lives with some kind of mental...
Camille BradburyEmployers’ FAQs: Navigating Mental Health in the Workplace

October 2018 HR Regulatory Updates

on October 14, 2018
This blog post covers timely federal and state legislative employment updates. Check out what you need to know and gain compliance tips to help you...
Camille BradburyOctober 2018 HR Regulatory Updates

California Pay Requirements & De Minimis

on October 4, 2018
In Troester v. Starbucks Corp., the California Supreme Court ruled on a narrow aspect of the federal Fair Labor Standards Act’s (FLSA) de minimis doctrine...
Jill SchaeferCalifornia Pay Requirements & De Minimis

October 2018 California Regulatory Updates

on October 3, 2018
CALIFORNIA UPDATES This blog post covers timely California legislative employment updates. Check out what you need to know and gain compliance tips to help you...
Camille BradburyOctober 2018 California Regulatory Updates

Ask the HR Expert — FMLA and Holiday Pay

on September 18, 2018
Q: We have an employee who will be on FMLA maternity leave during upcoming paid holidays. Do we need to pay this employee for those...
Camille BradburyAsk the HR Expert — FMLA and Holiday Pay

Top Questions and Answers for Employers Affected by the Hurricane Season 

on September 14, 2018
KPA’s compliance partner, FordHarrison, provided the following content. As the East Coast of the U.S. deals with Hurricane Florence, the storm serves as a reminder that employers...
Guest ContributorTop Questions and Answers for Employers Affected by the Hurricane Season 

September 2018 HR Regulatory Updates

on September 14, 2018
This blog post covers timely federal and state legislative employment updates. Check out what you need to know and gain compliance tips to help you...
Camille BradburySeptember 2018 HR Regulatory Updates

Employee Investigations FAQs

on September 5, 2018
KPA's recent HRCI approved "Investigations Without Hesitation" webinar went down in the history books as being our most popular webinar ever! It was also co-hosted...
Jill SchaeferEmployee Investigations FAQs

September 2018 California Regulatory Updates

on September 5, 2018
CALIFORNIA UPDATES This blog post covers timely California legislative employment updates. Check out what you need to know and gain compliance tips to help you...
Camille BradburySeptember 2018 California Regulatory Updates

Ask the HR Expert — Exempt Pay Rules

on September 4, 2018
Q: An exempt, salaried employee missed multiple days of work for personal reasons. Can we deduct these missed days of wages from their salary or...
Camille BradburyAsk the HR Expert — Exempt Pay Rules

Ask the HR Expert — Workforce Safety

on August 21, 2018
Q: We had a physical fight break out in our facility between customers. The owner broke up the fight. However, he doesn't want his employees...
Camille BradburyAsk the HR Expert — Workforce Safety

August 2018 HR Regulatory Updates

on August 8, 2018
This blog post covers timely federal and state legislative employment updates. Check out what you need to know and gain compliance tips to help you...
Camille BradburyAugust 2018 HR Regulatory Updates

August 2018 California Regulatory Updates

on August 8, 2018
  CALIFORNIA UPDATES This blog post covers timely California legislative employment updates. Check out what you need to know and gain compliance tips to help...
Camille BradburyAugust 2018 California Regulatory Updates

Ask the HR Expert — Hourly Pay Confusion

on August 8, 2018
Q: We have an employee who worked outside of normal business hours. This employee did not get permission prior to working on this day. By law,...
Camille BradburyAsk the HR Expert — Hourly Pay Confusion

Employee Complaints… Now What?

on August 8, 2018
My husband and I are currently in the process of building a new house. As a detail-oriented person who values transparency, I have sent my...
Jill SchaeferEmployee Complaints… Now What?

Ask the HR Expert — Description of Job Duties

on July 24, 2018
Q: Does our owner have the legal right to tell our sales and service staff that they must make a certain number of calls per...
Camille BradburyAsk the HR Expert — Description of Job Duties

Your Sexual Harassment Questions… Answered

on July 17, 2018
I recently had the pleasure to moderate KPA's first HRCI approved human resources webinar, "Sexual Harassment & #MeToo," presented by Alec Beck, a partner at...
Jill SchaeferYour Sexual Harassment Questions… Answered