KPA HR Newsletter — January 23, 2017

by Jill Schaefer on January 23, 2018

Is It Sexual Harassment? Understanding the True Definition — Read More

Is it sexual harassment? Is it something else?

By understanding what is and isn’t appropriate workplace behavior, it’s easier to develop anti-sexual harassment policies and enforce them.

Test your knowledge.

January 2018 Regulatory Updates — Read More

Federal
– Employer ACA Reporting Deadline Extended
– Pay or Play Notices
– Joint Employer Redefined
– How New Tax Law Affects Employee Benefits
– ERISA Fiduciary Rule Delayed
– Social Security Base Wage Up to $128,700

State
IL: “Hands Off, Pants On” in Chicago
– MD: New Paid Safe Time Law in Prince George’s County
– NV: Victims of Domestic Abuse Leave Began January 1, 2018
NY: Family Paid Leave Act in Effect January 1, 2018
– OR: Sick Time Law in Effect
– TN: No Firearms Notice Grace Period Ends
– WA: Paid Sick Leave Started January 1, 2018; Seattle Sick Leave Changes

Ask the HR Expert — Get the Answer

Q: I have an employee who just quit her job. Previously, she was written up because I saw on our security cameras that she was using the computers for personal use, which is against our policy.

After she quit, I found time logs indicating hours of personal Internet searches and activity on her work computer.

Can I deduct this non-work time from her final paycheck?

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Jill SchaeferKPA HR Newsletter — January 23, 2017