What’s happening in the world of HR this month? Congress has been busy developing, refining, and voting on bills in the House. The political landscape is keeping everyone on their toes, especially employers and HR managers. Many of the matters facing Senate vote will have a large impact on businesses and their employees—so it’s important for HR to stay in the know. Read on for this month’s HR Roundup, full of HR news and updates.
And congrats, Class of 2017. There’s good news in store for you!
Following payroll best practices includes having a payroll process and conducting a payroll audit to ensure that process is performing as it should. You have to check (and recheck) that you cross your t’s and dot your i’s. Before we go through the steps of how to conduct a payroll audit, let’s talk about why you should do it in the first place.
Maybe it’s medical advancements that allow people to stay healthier and live longer. Maybe it’s the rising price of retirement and the uncertainty about the sustainability of Social Security. Maybe it’s a shift in cultural attitudes about aging. Whatever the cause (or combination of causes), it’s becoming more and more common for Baby Boomers to delay or entirely forego retirement. Instead, they’re continuing to participate in the workforce long past the age their parents did.
It's time for another HR Roundup of the latest HR news and trends. This month, we review the Trump administration's rule to stabilize the ACA marketplace and New Jersey Senator's reintroduced Fair Chance Act, also known as the "Ban the Box" rule. We also take a look at the controversy surrounding the GOP's Working Families Flexibility Act and the latest Snapchat trend to hit HR and hiring.