HR Hot Topics – February, 2023: Romance and Friendship in the Workplace

Hello Leaders,   Welcome to February’s edition of HR Hot Topics! This month we explore love and friendship in the workplace. According to a recent SHRM article while, “Most U.S. workers say they are comfortable with workplace romances and would respect co-workers involved in one,” the majority are not interested in pursuing a workplace romance […]

HR Hot Topics January, 2023: Contractor Rule

Hello Leaders, Welcome to January’s edition of HR Hot Topics!  We’re kicking off 2023 with an episode on the newly proposed independent contractor rule from the Department of Labor.  Independent contractor (1099) status has always been a challenging area for employers to navigate.  What it means to be truly ‘independent’ seems to change with each […]

HR Hot Topics – August, 2022: Legal Updates

Welcome to August’s edition of HR Hot Topics!  This month’s episode attempts to bring you up to speed on several recent court decisions affecting Michigan employers.  However, as is the case with many legal updates, the speed of change makes providing up-to-date information difficult.  We shot this month’s episode on the morning of July 29thand […]

HR Hot Topics – June, 2022: TOTAL Compensation

Welcome to June’s edition of HR Hot Topics! This month’s episode describes the value of using total compensation statements to give employees the full picture when it comes to their pay package. Often employees are only aware of the direct compensation they receive in the form of W-2 wages and use this number when evaluating […]