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We are an affiliate of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM). Whether you are new to the HR field or have many years of experience, we are a local starting point for networking, information, professional development and continued support of excellence in Human Resources.

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Hospital Nurse Cannot Go Forward with Meal and Rest Period Claims

Thu, 09 Jul 2020
A registered nurse who sued the hospital where she had worked for failure to provide meal and rest periods, among... Read more

City Failed to Reasonably Accommodate Police Officer with Dyslexia and ADHD

Thu, 09 Jul 2020
A California appeals court upheld a lower court's award of almost $3 million to a city police officer who had... Read more

IRS Issues Further Guidance on 401(k) Withdrawals, While Participants Hold Steady

Thu, 09 Jul 2020
The IRS recently issued additional guidance on the eased rules for hardship withdrawals that 401(k) and similar defined contribution retirement... Read more

Ontario Government Issues COVID-19-Related Job-Protected Leave

Thu, 09 Jul 2020
The Ontario government has temporarily changed its employment standards legislation to help employers avoid laying off employees during the COVID-19... Read more

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  • In our last post we addressed some of the things a Human Resources department does every day.  We discussed things such as employment law compliance, benefit management, and recruitment.  For the next few blog posts we’re going to dive deeper into the subjects we discussed.  For our...
    July 2, 2019
  • When it comes to small businesses, Human Resources (HR) is a function that’s often left to the owner or an accountant.  Some say HR is a hugely important.  Others say it is inessential to the daily operation of a small business.  What is the truth?  When does HR become a necessity?...
    March 3, 2019