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Multicolored wheel divided into 7 equal sections Recruitment, Training and Development, Benifits and Compensation, Communicating, Employee Relations, Recordkeeping, and Health safety and security with Legal compliance written on the outer edge and company strategy in the center the outer edge is emphasized

Electronic vs. Paper I-9 Forms

Question: Can I maintain my I-9 Forms electronically or do I need to keep a paper copy? Answer: Yes – the documents can be stored either way the employer prefers.  The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) does have basic requirements, however, if you wish to store your documents electronically.  The USCIS provides the following guidelines […]

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Employee Engagement

Question: Employee engagement is a term that I am not really familiar with.  What does it really mean?  Doesn’t it just mean that an employee is satisfied in their job? Answer: In a June 2016 article in Forbes Magazine, Forbes defined employee engagement as the emotional commitment the employee has to the organization and its goals.  Employee engagement […]

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OSHA New Recordkeeping Rules

Question: Can you explain OSHA’s new electronic recordkeeping rules? Answer: OSHA’s new recordkeeping rule goes into effect January 1, 2017.  The rules require certain employers to not only continue to maintain the logs they have in the past but to now submit their injury and illness data electronically to OSHA.  The amount of data you […]

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