Tag Archives: federal laws

Quick recap – 2014 SHRM Employment Law and Legislative Conference

Last week was a whirlwind of Human Resources productivity. I attended my first national SHRM event in Washington DC and met some amazing HR professionals from all over the country. I wanted to share a super quick recap on the conference with you. We had an incredible list of guest speakers: 1) Michael Aitken, VP […]
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Employer policies to come under increased scrutiny in 2013 (San Diego Daily Transcript)

What a way to start the new year off with a bang! I was asked to attend an HR Roundtable on behalf of the organization I work for. While I was a bit nervous, I was indefinitely excited to meet with other prominent HR professionals and business leaders in the San Diego region and get […]
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Because you can never be overeducated when it comes to wage laws

http://compensation.blr.com/guidance/Computer-Professionals-and-Overtime/ Nice little article on classifying exempt versus non-exempt employees. The classification of computer professionals has long plagued many an HR professional. Are all your computer pro’s exempt? Are they salaried non-exempt? How do you account for any extra hours they may incur from working on long projects versus just a typical work week? Do […]
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Accountablity-now on the shoulders of your employees…What a concept!

The Brinker Decision is in!!!! For all of you geeked out HR nerds (yes, I called you a nerd, but it takes one to know one right?), you have been counting down the days for the California Supreme Court to makes its’ ruling on the Brinker Decision. Well put on your party hats-the verdict is […]
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