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Are Electronic Pay Stubs Against the Law?

Question:  Our employees are upset because we just went to all electronic pay stubs.  One employee came and threatened me that it was against the law.  Is this true? How should I handle this outrage for something that seems so simple? Answer: I know it may seem simple but any changes to employees pay (even when it […]

Talent Management: Changing the Role of Recruiting

Question: My boss is interested in me moving into a “Talent Management” role.  I’m a bit embarrassed to ask what that exactly means.  What would I be doing?  Recruiting? Answer: In today’s competitive world for attracting employees, the old “recruiting” role in many organizations has expanded beyond the traditional “place an ad, interview, and hire”.  […]

OSHA – GSH Forms

Question: I have been receiving notices from my suppliers that the new GHS forms are available. What is this and what do I need to do? Answer: In March 2012, OSHA released an updated standard for Hazardous Communication which included a four phase adoption program of the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals. The revised […]


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