PER Human Resources – January 2020

January 2020
Want to know the latest buzz in the HR arena?  Professional Employer Resources has a world of information in our newsletter. Not only is it fun, it's resourceful! Including, important changes to federal and state employment practices.Eighty five percent (85%) of all employment lawsuits can be prevented!

Rising Above the HR Investigation Nightmare HR Stories From The Front Lines*

Have you investigated a seemingly straight forward issue only to learn the situation was more complicated than you ever imagined? Ever had an investigation where practically every person interviewed had a host of their own issues, complaints, and problems? This is exactly what happened to the HR Director in this month's edition of HR Stories from the Frontlines.* Read more.
(*These incidents really happened; but names and other details have been changed.)
Stay Up to Date on the Latest Employment Legal Updates
Federal/All States: New Year, New Laws: January 1, 2020 California: CCPA: Immediate Employer Requirements for Employees and Applicants California Employers Still Uncertain If Mandatory Arbitration Agreements Are Legal California Workplace Discrimination Statute Extended to Three Years New Jersey: New Jersey's CROWN Act New York: New York Eliminates Tip Credit for All But Hospitality Industry Workers Virginia: Virginia Passes Restrictions on Employee Nondisclosure and Confidentiality Agreements for Sexual Assault Washington: Washington Paid Family and Medical Leave Benefits Become Available for Employee Use
Do you have an HR question keeping you up at night? The following question was submitted to our HR Professionals in the past month ... Bible Study Groups in the Workplace: Question Is praying in the workplace or conducting bible study in the workplace prohibited by law? View the answer

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