HR Compliance

Exempt vs. Non-exempt employees what’s the difference

Exempt vs. Non-exempt Employees: What’s the Difference?

By Cristina Amyot / January 15, 2024

Classifying your employees can feel like an easy part of managing your team. Choosing an employee’s department, how they get paid, their job title, and whether they’re full-time or part-time are just a few examples of how businesses commonly classify their employees. Seems pretty simple, right? Well, some classifications are not so easy. One of…

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How total compensation statements can benefit your business and employees

How Total Compensation Statements Can Benefit Your Business and Employees

By Cristina Amyot / September 19, 2023

Salary inquiries from employees or job candidates can be a minefield for employers. As a business owner, you know the value your employees are getting is much more than their baseline salary. Responding to salary inquiries with: “This role pays X amount of dollars” does not properly showcase the true value of a role, and…

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New form i-9 2023

New Form I-9 2023

By Cristina Amyot / August 4, 2023

On August 1, 2023, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) released the new version of the Form I-9, an integral document for employers that is used to verify the identity and authorization of individuals hired for employment in the U.S. The new Form I-9 and accompanying instructions have been redesigned to be easier for…

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Dhs ends form i-9 requirement flexibility

DHS Ends Form I-9 Requirement Flexibility

By Cristina Amyot / August 3, 2023

During the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, many employers had to make significant changes to the way employees were hired and onboarded due to the physical precautions set in place across the nation. One of those changes included how employers verified an employee’s authorization to work in the United States via Form I-9. Initially announced…

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New employer responsibilities for new jersey unemployment notice

New Employer Responsibilities for New Jersey Unemployment Notice

By Cristina Amyot / July 31, 2023

You know what they say: Change is the only constant in life.  Effective July 31, 2023, New Jersey employers will need to embrace a change to their off-boarding processes in the form of new reporting mandates for all employees who separate from their organization.   Form BC-10 Reporting Mandates: Immediate and Simultaneous Submission NJ employers have…

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Risks of non-compliance and how it affects your business

Risks of Non-Compliance and How it Affects Your Business

By Cristina Amyot / April 20, 2023

Rules, rules, rules… they’re everywhere! Sometimes, rules can feel stifling, trivial, and sometimes even downright unnecessary. Rules help provide people with guidelines within which to conduct ourselves, and when those rules are broken, there can be serious consequences. Businesses are not immune to rules, and similarly, there are laws and regulations in place that establish…

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