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How a Progressive Discipline Policy Impacts Unemployment Cost Management

Having a progressive discipline policy in place (and following it consistently) has a significant impact on your success rate in protesting unemployment claims. A progressive discipline procedure or policy outlines exactly how unacceptable performance or conduct is addressed – all the way up to the point of termination. We know every state has a set

California Employment Law – Top Five New State Laws in 2018

Employment Law in California is forever growing. California Governor Jerry Brown signed several significant employment bills that took effect on Jan. 1, 2018, and many employers throughout California need to update their policies and practices accordingly. Here are the top five new California employment laws. A.B. 168: Salary history inquiries No longer able to ask

Leading Through Change – How to Manage, React, and Work Through Change

Change isn’t easy. When a company transforms the way it does business, it’s a rollercoaster of emotions for everyone. Even when the change is needed, the transition can be difficult and frustrating if it isn’t handled properly. As a leader, not only are you preparing yourself for the transition, you have the added responsibility of

He Said/She Said – Seven Steps to Investigating Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

He Said/She Said – Seven Steps to Investigating Sexual Harassment in the Workplace Sexual harassment has been at the forefront of our society the past year. As a business owner, it is important to understand how this sensitive subject can affect you and your business. Sexual harassment can occur in a variety of circumstances within

What is a PEO?

If you’re asking this question, you will be excited to know that DecisionHR has the answer to this and so much more. A PEO is a professional employer organization that takes over the administrative tasks of your workers’ compensation, payroll, employee benefits, and human resources management. Basically, a PEO will save you time and money so

Wrapping up 2017 – Updates and Reminders

It’s been a wonderful year here at DecisionHR and we want to make sure you have all the information you need to close out the year efficiently and smoothly. We’re here to provide a quick checklist for you that details all the activities and dates you should be aware of as we wrap up 2017.

Family Medical Leave Act – You Have Questions, We Have Answers

The Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) is among the most confusing laws in the workplace. The FMLA is a labor law requiring larger employers to provide employees unpaid leave for serious health conditions, to care for a sick family member, or to care for a newborn or adopted child. There are a lot of

You’ll Never Be Too Prepared – Disaster Recovery

Would you be ready if mother nature threw a hurricane straight into your area? By the time you hear the news you’re hustling to get supplies before the store shelves are empty. DecisionHR recommends that you have a disaster recovery plan prepared and ready for any weather disasters that may suddenly occur. We are providing

How to Avoid The Seven Deadly Harassment Sins

What is the last thing you want for your business? A lawsuit! In today’s litigious and uncertain business environment, companies are subject to more and more legal restrictions and obligations each year. With that being said, it’s very important to understand how to best handle employee complaints, grievances, or allegations of misconduct. How can you