KPA HR Newsletter — September 5, 2017

by Jill Schaefer on September 11, 2017

HR & Disaster Relief — Click here to read more

With the impact of Hurricane Harvey still unfolding, how can HR help employees during a disaster like this?

Action Items

  • Take roll call
  • Communicate employee assistance program services
  • Offer time off
  • Facilitate disaster relief donations

The Complete Benefits Package in 2017 & Beyond — Click here to read more

How can you build a complete benefits package that attracts new candidates, retains your top talent and sets your organization up for success?

Is it possible? Yes!

September 2017 Regulatory Updates — Click here to read more


– Reminder: Use New I-9 Form by 9/18/2017
– OSHA — Electronic Reporting Suspended
– Online OSHA Whistleblower Complaint Form
– ERISA Fiduciary Rule Delayed


– DE: Compensation History Inquiries Banned
– NH: Tip Pooling Addressed
– NJ: Expanded Protections for U.S. Armed Forces Members & Veterans
– NV: Changes to Non-Compete Agreements
– NY: Get Ready for the Paid Family Leave Benefits Law
– NYC: New Fair Chance Act Rules
– TX: Foster Parent Rights; Uniform Trade Secrets Act Amendments; and No Texting & Driving

Ask the HR Expert — Get the answer

Q: Are there legal ramifications for requiring a heterosexual employee to room with a homosexual employee when they’re both on business travel for our company?

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