XpertHR Sheds Light on The Paid Sick Leave Epidemic: What Workplaces Need to Know

September 9, 2015 No comment


New Providence, NJ (Sept. 9, 2015) — Currently, there is no federal law that requires private sector employers to provide paid or unpaid sick leave, explains a new XpertHR report, available as a free download here. Without federal legislation in place, however, several states and local jurisdictions have taken matters into their own hands by [...]

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XpertHR’s New 50-State Employee Handbook Tool Helps Ensure Legal Compliance

July 8, 2015 No comment


New Providence, NJ (July 8, 2015) – Creating and maintaining a legally compliant employee handbook is a challenging process due to rapidly evolving federal, state and municipal laws and an ever-changing workforce. To help organizations ensure that their employee handbooks remain compliant, XpertHR has created a new http://www.xperthr.com/products/employee-handbooks/?cmpid=PRL|USAG|HUSUN-2015-0629-Employee_HB_Tool_Announcement|&sfid=701w0000001AFhr [online tool], containing hundreds of the most [...]

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Love Contracts: A Way to Manage Workplace Romance

February 5, 2015 No comment


New Providence, NJ (Feb. 5, 2015) — Claims of discrimination, unfair treatment and sexual harassment are among the issues employers may face if they don’t have a “love contract”, or a policy for managing romantic relationships at work, says http://www.xperthr.com/pages/managing-office-romances-and-relationships/?cmpid=PRL|USAG|HUGMN-2015-0204-Love_Contracts_Office_Romances|PR_article&sfid=701w0000000wCSb [XpertHR], the leading online compliance resource. 43% of HR professionals report romances in their workplaces, [...]

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XpertHR Survey Forecasts Pay Raises of 3% in 2015

December 17, 2014 No comment


New Providence, NJ (December 17, 2014) — Two in every three employers are set to increase pay rates in the year ahead, with most looking to award an extra 3% in 2015, according to new XpertHR research. XpertHR’s U.S. Pay Planning 2015 survey, which obtained forecasts from HR and reward specialists in 166 organizations nationwide, [...]

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Social Media, NLRB and EEO Trends That Impact Employee Handbooks

November 20, 2014 No comment


New Providence, NJ (November 20, 2014) – Google Glass, LGBT protection, medical marijuana and no-fault attendance policies are just a few of the trends that employers need to consider when developing or updating their employee handbooks, says a new XpertHR report. It’s crucial that employers be aware of recent changes in the law, society and [...]

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New XpertHR Report Identifies 11 Key Employment Challenges for the Global Employer

October 30, 2014 No comment


NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ (Oct. 30, 2014) – While expanding globally is a sign of success, organizations that want a global presence face a myriad of workforce challenges, including bribery, safety, and termination issues in other countries. In its new report, “http://www.xperthr.com/pages/11-top-global-employment-law-challenges-to-consider?cmpid=PLC|USAG|HUGMN-2014-1028-Global_Employer_Whitepaper|PR_article&sfid=701w0000000vqZj [11 Key Employment Challenges for the Global Employer],” XpertHR identifies the top compliance issues [...]

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XpertHR Report Finds California Has Highest Number of State Poster Requirements; Idaho and Delaware Have Lowest

October 2, 2014 No comment


New Providence, NJ (Oct. 2, 2014) — When many of us envision a poster, we think of art, athletes or rock stars. But if you are a company operating within the United States, “posters” are also mandatory state and federal notices about labor laws that must be displayed in the workplace. In a new report [...]

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New XpertHR Report Helps Companies Deal with “Vaping” Debate

August 21, 2014 No comment


New Providence, NJ (August 21, 2014) — With the rise in popularity of e-cigarette devices, employers must decide what, if anything, should be done about e-cigarettes when they are brought into the workplace. Should employers ban e-cigarettes to prevent co-workers from coming into second-hand contact with the vapor? Or, should they allow vaping, which might [...]

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HR Influence in Nonprofit Sector Increasing, Workloads Growing, Says New XpertHR Benchmarking Survey

July 22, 2014 No comment


New Providence, NJ (July 22, 2014) – Nearly half (49.2 percent) of HR professionals in the nonprofit sector said that their HR function’s influence had increased over the past year, reports the new XpertHR HR Staffing, Costs and Structures in the Nonprofit Sector Survey. XpertHR surveyed senior HR professionals in 260 nonprofit organizations, which together [...]

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Most HR Professionals Enter the Field By Chance, Says New XpertHR Survey

May 22, 2014 No comment


New Providence, NJ (May 22, 2014) – In a startling new study of the human resource profession, XpertHR found that most HR professionals (84.8%) did not begin their careers as human resource professionals. And more than half of the respondents felt that their reasons for entering the profession were heavily influenced by chance and external [...]

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