What Are Your Employees Saying about Your Company?

Technology, combined with the influx of millennials joining the workforce, is making employer branding more important than it has ever been in the past. Companies realize they need to communicate their mission and culture better, and be more transparent about business operations, to attract top talent and customers. Companies are striving to be seen as … Read more

The Importance of Background Checks When Hiring Non-Nationals

Non-nationals contribute genuine value to the workplace, bringing a strong work ethic and essential skills that are often in shortage. Indeed, essential services including healthcare and public transport are propped up by immigrant communities, but are you conducting a thorough background check to ensure that they can legally work? In the UK, we have the … Read more

How the Government Shutdown Is Affecting Employers

When the latest federal government shutdown began in December, the government had passed some but not all spending bills. As a result, some agencies have remained operational while others have not. A further complication is that employees within agencies are required to be classified as “exempt” or “furloughed.” (Other terms include “essential” and “nonessential” although, … Read more

SSA Announces that No-Match Letters Will Be Returning

The Social Security Administration (SSA) has announced, in spring 2019, it will resume issuance of Employer Correction Request notices, commonly referred to as “Social Security No-Match Letter” or “No-Match Letter”. These notifications will be going to businesses who submitted wage and tax statements (Form W-2) that contain name and Social Security number (SSN) combinations that … Read more

New Employment Law Changes in California for the #MeToo Movement

California has joined in the fight against sexual harassment in the workplace, enacting new regulations and laws that will take effect in 2019. In September 2018, California Governor Jerry Brown signed four new bills into law, a major step in the right direction following the #MeToo and #TimesUp movements. Employers should keep themselves up-to-date on … Read more

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