HR Hot Topics – October, 2022: I-9 Compliance Updates

Welcome to October’s edition of HR Hot Topics!  This month’s episode focuses on I-9 compliance and some of the upcoming changes to be on the lookout for.  Now I know this is not a glamorous topic, but it is one that ALL employers, regardless of size, are required to comply with.  So, tune in below […]

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 […]

HR Hot Topics – May, 2022: The UIA Debacle

  Welcome to May’s edition of HR Hot Topics! This month’s episode centers around Michigan’s Unemployment Insurance Agency (UIA) and the results of several independent audits and investigations into agency actions during the COVID crisis. For those of you who were trying to navigate the UIA system during COVID, you know what a mess it […]

HR Hot Topics April, 2022: Upskilling and Reskilling

  Hello Leaders, Welcome to April’s edition of HR Hot Topics! This month’s episode was filmed for release in March, but due to timing delays was pushed back a month. We continue our conversation on upskilling and reskilling your workforce as a way of preparing for workforce shortages issues. This requires a strategy that couples […]

HR Hot Topics – February, 2022: Workforce Projections

Hello Leaders, Happy February!  This month’s episode takes the long view on workforce statistics.  While we are certainly feeling the labor crunch currently, the data suggests that this is only the beginning of the constriction we will be experiencing in the years to come.  While I wish I could paint a more optimistic picture, the […]

HR Hot Topics – December, 2021: COVID-19 Updates

We’re coming to the end of another crazy year and I thought I’d close out our 2021 HR Hot Topics with an update on the various COVID-19 vaccine mandates. There are actually four different mandates on the books right now, at least three of which are ‘stayed’ (on hold pending a court decision) at some […]