The Department of Labor Has Issued A New FMLA Poster (But You Don't Have to Switch)

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The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) has released a new, more reader-friendly Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) poster for employers to post on site in any location where employees work. While this poster can be used interchangeably with the previously published poster, it is meant to be a clearer guide for navigating employee family leave under the FMLA's guidelines.

Three Steps You Should Take to Spring Clean Your HR Department

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Managing people can be messy. No, let’s face it – managing people can be absolute chaos. That simple fact is why human resources is one of the most difficult and least understood disciplines of running a business. After all, managing people, and the many different personality types that go along with that process, is easier said than done.

Free HR Software Isn’t the Solution and Here’s Why

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It’s no secret that technology-based solutions have become standard for human resource management, and employee benefits administration is no different. Recently, benefits-related technology firms have proliferated in the professional services marketplace, many offering “easy, out-of-the-box solutions” and some even offering “free” services in exchange for a broker-of-record designation.

2016’s Changes for 401(k) and Retirement Plan Contribution Limits

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Retirement planning requires sensible saving based on informed choices. As legislative rules regarding 401(k), IRA and Roth IRA contribution limits are in constant flux, let’s look at some of the changes to expect in 2016, as well as some rules that will remain unchanged.