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Talking HR Compliance is an HR podcast to help busy professionals and business owners stay abreast of ever-changing employee-related laws and management issues — from hiring, time tracking and recordkeeping to performance, discipline and leave. Grab your morning coffee, click play and start your day the right way … the ComplyRight way. Hosted by Jaime Lizotte, HR Solutions Manager for ComplyRight.

Talking HR Compliance is an HR podcast to help busy professionals and business owners stay abreast of ever-changing employee-related laws and management issues — from hiring, time tracking and recordkeeping to performance, discipline and leave. Grab your morning coffee, click play and start your day the right way … the ComplyRight way. Hosted by Jaime Lizotte, HR Solutions Manager for ComplyRight.
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Talking HR Compliance is an HR podcast to help busy professionals and business owners stay abreast of ever-changing employee-related laws and management issues — from hiring, time tracking and recordkeeping to performance, discipline and leave. Grab your morning coffee, click play and start your day the right way … the ComplyRight way. Hosted by Jaime Lizotte, HR Solutions Manager for ComplyRight.

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@complyright

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English


Episodes

HR Issues Heating Up This Spring: DOL Overtime Rule, EEO - 1 Submissions, Equality Act And More

5/9/2019
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Remember when the DOL proposed a new overtime rule in 2016 (but it was blocked)? The issue is back on the table, as are numerous other federal-level HR and labor law developments. Get up to speed now. For more information and free resources visit our knowledge center! complyright.com/resources/knowledge-center

Duration:00:24:48

State Of Employment Law: How To Comply With Trending Hiring Laws

4/25/2019
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During our post-webinar Q&A session, Jaime Lizotte, HR Solutions Manager and Shanna Wall, Esq., Compliance Attorney, will covering the major trends (and challenges) every employer must manage for more effective hiring. For example, did you know more than 33 states now restrict criminal history inquiries, and salary history bans are in effect in 11 states? For more information and free resources visit our knowledge center! complyright.com/resources/knowledge-center

Duration:00:16:05

Performance Management Scenarios: Navigating Everyday Encounters for Greater Results

3/26/2019
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The success of your business relies on getting the best possible performance out of each of your employees. How can you address performance shortcomings — and boost results at the same time? For more information and free resources visit our knowledge center! complyright.com/resources/knowledge-center

Duration:00:24:02

Modernizing HR: 5 Ways to Streamline HR Tasks with Budget-Friendly Web Apps

2/28/2019
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Hiring, recordkeeping, time and attendance tracking, employee discipline, filing 1099 and W2s ... all of these tasks create overhead expenses and detract from revenue-generating activities. During our post-webinar Q&A session, Jaime Lizotte, HR Solutions Manager and Erica Korman, Marketing Manager, will answer questions on switching to cloud-based apps and choosing the right apps for your business. Do away with spreadsheets, eliminate communication breakdowns, and grow your small business...

Duration:00:19:32

A Look Ahead 5 Employment Law Trends To Watch In

1/24/2019
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It’s a new year, with fresh challenges and opportunities for small business employers. What are the key employment law developments most likely to influence your workplace in 2019? During our post-webinar Q&A session, Jaime Lizotte, HR Solutions Manager and Shanna Wall, Esq., Compliance Attorney, will answer questions on upcoming HR issues expected to heat up this year and how to keep your business compliant. For more information and free resources visit our knowledge center!...

Duration:00:19:49

Independent Contractor or Employee? Understanding the Risk of Misclassification and How to Avoid It

11/26/2018
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Many businesses choose to work with independent contractors, which is perfectly acceptable. But only if you follow the legal parameters. The IRS has strict worker classification rules regarding who is a contractor and who is an employee. Get it wrong and you could face severe penalties, including back taxes, steep fines and, in some cases, even prison. For more information and free resources visit our knowledge center! complyright.com/resources/knowledge-center

Duration:00:16:59

Effective and Legal Ways to Avoid Political Unrest in the Workplace

10/24/2018
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As midterm elections near, the political debates taking place across the country are likely to spill over into the workplace. As a result, employers may encounter heated discussions around the watercooler about the candidates and issues, or explicit statements about employees’ political stances. This places employers in a tricky situation. You want your workers to be comfortable expressing themselves -- but you also have a right to a peaceful, productive work environment. To complicate...

Duration:00:12:52

Avoid Termination Blunders: How to Fire an Employee Legally & Fairly

9/26/2018
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Establishing the necessary groundwork is critical when taking disciplinary action, and especially before firing an employee. An unfair or poorly handled termination could put your business at significant risk and legal liability. In our post-webinar Q&A session, Jaime Lizotte, HR Solutions Manager answers questions on how to make careful, legally sound terminations. For more information and free resources visit our knowledge center! complyright.com/resources/knowledge-center

Duration:00:18:15

Control Unscheduled Absences With Proper Attendance Tracking

8/29/2018
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Did you know? Approximately 15% of businesses have no process for tracking employee attendance. Not keeping accurate records encourages employees to work less and take unaccounted time off — simply because you permit it. Proper attendance tracking can prevent this. It allows you to tackle workplace absences head on — and reduce the aggravation of frequent call-ins, tardiness and other productivity-draining issues related to attendance. Specifically, you'll learn: - The costs of excessive,...

Duration:00:13:17

How to Manage Employee Leave Requests and Control Absence

5/23/2018
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An employee approaches you to request time away from work. During the conversation, he or she mentions that it’s related to a medical issue. Do you know what to do next? Handling employee leave requests related to medical or family issues can be tricky. First, you need a working knowledge of the various laws governing employee leave, including federal laws (FMLA, USERRA, ADA) and an ever-growing list of state and local laws. Then, you need a roadmap for evaluating the request to determine...

Duration:00:19:23

The 5 Hidden Causes of Employee Absenteeism – and What You Can Do About Them

4/25/2018
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Unplanned employee absences are a fact of business. Virtually every employee will occasionally call out at the last minute due to illness, car trouble or a family emergency. If you’re like most employers, your time-off policy is designed to accommodate those situations. But what about those employees who call out repeatedly, with one excuse or another? Should you jump to the conclusion that it’s all the employee’s fault? Sometimes, the reason behind chronic absenteeism is not what you might...

Duration:00:15:04

Hiring Hazards: How to Avoid the 7 Most Common Legal Landmines

3/28/2018
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Hiring talented, hard-working employees is a vital part of running a successful business. But it’s not always easy – nor is it risk-free. Make one wrong move, and a job seeker could sue your company for discriminatory or unfair hiring practices. In this climate of heightened attention and regulatory enforcement, you can’t afford to cut corners when hiring. Strict compliance with employment laws comes into play at nearly every stage – from writing a job description and placing an ad to...

Duration:00:22:14