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The FCRA Way: 4 Steps to a Compliant Background Check

on July 26, 2019
Background checks are common during the hiring process and appear straightforward, but the reality is that a compliant background check can be murky. Frito-Lay, Walmart,...
Emily HartmanThe FCRA Way: 4 Steps to a Compliant Background Check

EHS Insights from America’s Safest Companies

on July 24, 2019
Think ensuring safety at your facilities is tough? Imagine doing it for a missiles and defense systems manufacturer with more than 15,000 employees at 234...
Toby GrahamEHS Insights from America’s Safest Companies

What’s the Impact of #MeToo on Workforce Harassment?

on July 23, 2019
Believe it or not, it’s been almost two years since the #MeToo movement brought the world’s attention to sexual harassment in the workplace. In the...
Toby GrahamWhat’s the Impact of #MeToo on Workforce Harassment?

8 Ways to Keep Your Workforce Cool and Prevent Heat Illness

on July 22, 2019
There’s hot and then there’s July 2019 hot. People throughout the United States suffered through a blistering heat wave, with multiple cities on the East...
Toby Graham8 Ways to Keep Your Workforce Cool and Prevent Heat Illness

KPA HR Newsletter — July 2, 2019

on July 17, 2019
July 2019 Regulatory Updates — Read More Federal W-4 Draft Released, Near-Final Form Expected Late July EEO Portal Expected Mid-July, Helpdesk Just Launched PCORI Fee Due...
Emily HartmanKPA HR Newsletter — July 2, 2019

Dollar Tree’s Recent Fines Are Definitely Not a Good Deal

on July 17, 2019
Dollar Tree may offer a good deal, but the company has faced a number of regulatory actions recently—and the penalties haven’t been cheap. In May,...
Toby GrahamDollar Tree’s Recent Fines Are Definitely Not a Good Deal

Stat of the Week: A Nation of Quitters

on July 16, 2019
“Winners never quit and quitters never win.” I don’t know about you, but I had that was drilled into my head by multiple parents, teachers,...
Toby GrahamStat of the Week: A Nation of Quitters

Creating Safety Cultures: How These Companies Did It

on July 15, 2019
Workplace safety sounds like a no-brainer for everyone involved. No worker wants to work in an unsafe environment. No public official wants to spend agency...
Toby GrahamCreating Safety Cultures: How These Companies Did It

Making Safety a Habit

on July 10, 2019
“At one point, we all consciously decided how much to eat and what to focus on when we got to the office, how often to...
Toby GrahamMaking Safety a Habit

Navigating A Delicate Issue: Hygiene

on July 8, 2019
Q: I have one employee with a persistent hygiene issue. How can I broach this delicate topic with the employee? A: Usually, there is basic...
Emily HartmanNavigating A Delicate Issue: Hygiene

July 2019 HR Updates

on July 1, 2019
Every month we cover timely federal and state legislative and regulatory employment updates. Check out what you need to know and gain compliance tips to...
Emily HartmanJuly 2019 HR Updates

Respiratory Protection & Medical Evaluations

on July 1, 2019
Keeping your employees safe over the long-term is challenging in a shop environment like a collision center.  Employees can be exposed to Volatile Organic Carbons,...
Eric SchmitzRespiratory Protection & Medical Evaluations

What to Do in the First 30 Minutes of a Worker Injury

on June 26, 2019
Time has a way of slowing down during an accident or emergency. For environmental safety and health professionals, that phenomenon is important. Once a safety...
Toby GrahamWhat to Do in the First 30 Minutes of a Worker Injury

Regulations Across Your Dealership: The F&I Department

on June 25, 2019
Salespeople get a lot of the glory, but much of the real credit (pun intended) should go to finance and insurance. A customer’s trust in...
Toby GrahamRegulations Across Your Dealership: The F&I Department

Is the Workplace Really Getting Safer?

on June 24, 2019
The year was 1970. Worker health and safety were in crisis. Job-related accident rates had been escalating in the years following the end of World...
Toby GrahamIs the Workplace Really Getting Safer?

Dress Codes: Finding the Right Fit

on June 21, 2019
During the last decade, dress codes have slowly evolved from casual Fridays to everyday casual attire. Virgin Atlantic, Target, and Goldman Sachs are among several...
Emily HartmanDress Codes: Finding the Right Fit