Labor and Insights December 2016 eNewsletter
Labor and Insights December 2016 eNewsletter
Feature Article
Robots Won't Replace Us, They'll Work With Us

The fears of workers being replaced en masse by robots has been well documented in the press. Rather than replace them however, how about if technology allowed companies to retain workers by melding them with machinery to make them much more efficient and productive?

Read on.

Tip of the Month
How HR Can Help Employees Navigate Change
Massive organizational shifts can be bittersweet for businesses. Employees and managers are often excited about the shift, but also nervous about the uncertainty that lies ahead.

Remember the fall of Borders, Kodak film or most recently Radio Shack? All of these businesses failed to migrate through a change in business and instead were forced to close their doors. The most common factor in the closing of these, and other businesses like them, lies in a lack of employee engagement and motivation.

When it comes to change within a business, it's up to HR managers and executives to help employees handle the pressure and keep employees engaged in their work.

Read on.

Q & A
Notice of Creditable Coverage

My husband just received a “Notice of Creditable Coverage” at home from his employer.  As a human resources professional, I’m not sure what this is and I am wondering if I am supposed to be distributing something to my employees?

Read on.

Legal Updates
Are You Ready for the New Form I-9?

On November 14, 2016, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) released a revised version of Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification. Effective January 22, 2017, employers must use this newly released version for verification of new hires and reverification of current employees. Until then, employers have the option to either continue using the version dated March 8, 2013, or use the new version.

The latest version of Form I-9 introduces certain changes designed to reduce errors and enhance form completion using a computer.

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What Should Employers Do Now That the Overtime Rule Is Blocked?

Now that a federal district court judge has issued a nationwide injunction against the new overtime rules that were to go into effect on December 1, 2016, many employers are asking "what should we do?" Some employers have already prepared to comply with the new regulations and are ready to roll out new payroll practices next month. Do they hold off or press forward?

Read more.

Volume II
Issue VII
December 2016
In This Issue

Robots Won't Replace Us,
They'll Work With Us

How HR Can Help Employees
Navigate Change

> Q & A
Notice of Creditable Coverage

The New Form I-9
Are You Ready?

What To Do Now That
The OT Rule Is Blocked?

Request and Employee

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