KPA HR Newsletter — August 24, 2017

by Jill Schaefer on August 24, 2017

NEW! HRDrive & HR Essentials Features

On August 25, several new resources will be available to KPA’s HRDrive and HR Essentials clients!

  • 5 Interactive HR Trainings — topics include social media/email use and a new addition to our ongoing series about preventing violence in the workplace
  • Updated Pay Plans and Job Descriptions
  • Additional Sample Policies

As always, KPA clients have the reassurance of compliance support from FordHarrison, a nationally renowned law firm. Plus, you can take advantage of our expertise to quickly and compliantly update your employee handbooks.

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Different Generations, Different Work/Life Balance Needs — Click here to read more

Of the 4 main generations currently in the workforce, each of them have different preferences for work/life balance. What can you do to promote happier, more engaged employees?

August 2017 Regulatory Updates – Click here to read more

    • New! I-9 Form
    • OSHA — New Website for Electronically Filing Injury and Illness Reports; Delays eSubmission of Recordkeeping Forms
    • VETS 4212 Filing Season Begins
    • MO: Right-to-Work and Human Rights Act Amendments
    • MA: Employers Must Accommodate Legal Medical Marijuana Use
    • OR: Set to Become First State to Require Employers to Give Hourly Employees Advance Notice of Work Schedules; Clarifies Paid Sick Leave Law
    • WA: Grants More Protections for Pregnant Workers; Distracted Driving Law Clarified

Ask the HR Expert — Click here for answer

Q: Back in April, our employees approved an alternative workweek schedule in which they work 4, 10-hour shifts (4-10s).

We’re currently in our busy season and need to hire temps. As a result, we’ve implemented a 2 on, 2 off, 10 hours-per-day schedule, instead of the approved alternative workweek schedule.

Are there any compliance issues with this approach?

What Generation Are You Really? — Take the quiz

Discover your generational personality! Would you consider yourself a Baby Boomer, Gen Xer, Millennial, or Traditionalist? Your birth date may not represent the generation you really belong to!

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Jill SchaeferKPA HR Newsletter — August 24, 2017