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October 12, 2023
This is a sample FMLA policy that should be included in your Employee Handbook if you are covered under FMLA regulations [elementary and secondary schools, public employers, and private employers with at least 50 employees (including temps even through…
October 9, 2023
According to our 2022 Workplace Culture and Pay Practices Survey, 28% of employers surveyed have an employee theme day – this includes Halloween. There are many ways to have a fun time with Halloween at work. Employees can get…
October 3, 2023
Employers should address two key questions with their inclement weather policy: How will you notify employees if the company is open or closed? How will employees be paid if the company is closed all day, or for a partial…
October 3, 2023
A workplace complaint is a serious matter, and employers should strive to conduct an effective and thorough investigation as soon as possible. Use this frequently asked questions checklist to ensure a meaningful and prompt investigation. Download Document…
October 3, 2023
Why is training important? Employees feel valued and gain the skills and confidence needed to be successful in their roles. Companies see increases in productivity, profitability, and customer satisfaction, in addition to morale/retention benefits. How do I know where…
October 3, 2023
Maintaining a productive and satisfied workforce is essential, especially when considering RTO. However, we understand that some of our employees may have concerns, especially those with small children. Balancing work and family responsibilities can be challenging.  The ongoing pandemic…
September 29, 2023
Categorizing an individual as an Independent Contractor instead of a regular W-2 employee is a process which requires careful review of state and federal guidelines. Once you have determined that the status is appropriate, this agreement will help ensure…
September 29, 2023
Categorizing an individual as an Independent Contractor instead of a regular W-2 employee is a process that requires careful review of state and federal guidelines. Once you have determined the status is appropriate, this agreement will help ensure both…
September 27, 2023
Is your organization unsure how to express its support for diversity to its employees, applicants, and customers? Perhaps, at this point, your executive team has delayed saying anything at all – which sends its message. Moving forward and creating…
September 27, 2023
Introduction The growth stages of a company are all different, but transitioning from a small, close-knit team to a diverse workforce with varied roles, abilities, and personalities can be the most challenging. This is especially true when your extensive…
September 25, 2023
September is when many HR professionals and benefits administrators start to feel the pressure of open enrollment season, bringing feelings of uncertainty and stress.  Our Benefits Solutions Manager Martha Barker, CFC and HUB International Senior Vice President, Market Leader,…
September 22, 2023
One of Catapult’s most popular member solutions is our HR Advice Line. Although each call is unique and requires special attention, many organizations experience similar situations. Here are a few most frequently asked questions from member companies to keep…
September 22, 2023
PEOs (Preferred Employer Organizations) provide numerous services and outsourcing options for employers of all sizes. This eBook intends to help employers better understand various aspects of the employer-PEO relationship: (1) the overall PEO relationship, (2) the business of PEOs,…
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September 22, 2023
When employers bring onboard interns, the question “to pay or not to pay” often arises. The US Department of Labor provides guidance on this question with Fact Sheet #71, which provides a 7-factor test to determine whether an internship…
September 19, 2023
Q: How does the DOL view travel time? A: In general, time spent traveling during normal work hours IS considered compensable; for example, if the employee travels from one job site to another during normal working hours, the employer…