Human Resources

New Laws Coming into Play – What You Need to Know About Gender Quotas and Sexual Harassment

California Gov. Jerry Brown recently signed a series of Senate bills related to gender quotas in the workplace and sexual harassment. These new laws, which are coming on the heels of 2017’s #MeToo movement, may affect you and your employees. To help you stay in the know, RTR Consulting reveals some of the changes Senate… Read more »


Understanding the de minimis Rule

It’s a blurry line: when can certain work tasks be considered de minimis? When an employee clocks out but continues to complete work-related tasks should they be paid for their unmarked time? What about when you call an employee while they are on vacation? RTR Consulting demystifies the de minimis rule by clarifying what California… Read more »


Employee Rights for Breast Pumping at Work

In the workplace, employees have rights when it comes to pumping during work hours. Mothers should not have to dread going to work and worry about finding a private place to pump. How can employers be accommodating to mothers and ensure they are following the FLSA requirements? A Look at the Laws Unfortunately, not everyone… Read more »


How to Clearly Outline Appropriate Workplace Behavior in Your Handbook

Your employee handbook serves as both a legal and foundational tool for your business. It protects you from risks in the workplace, but also clearly communicates your company values and expectations. When it comes to appropriate workplace behavior, how do you effectively address the topic to keep your employees informed? RTR Consulting reviews the key… Read more »


How to Avoid Common HR Mistakes

For small to medium-sized businesses, it can be a challenge to implement effective HR policies and procedures when the focus is solely on building your business. Keeping a safe, fair, and comfortable work environment is crucial to retain your top employees and avoid lawsuits. Mistakes are made in the workplace though. RTR Consulting reviews the… Read more »



Are Employee Health and Wellness Programs Worth It?

When trying to boost employee health, retention, and morale, you may consider adding health and wellness programs to your company. With more and more companies offering competitive benefits packages and wellness program initiatives, is it worth considering them? RTR Consulting discusses the various types of health and wellness programs you can implement to benefit your… Read more »


How to Reduce Bias During Your Hiring Process 

  Hiring employees is one of the most important parts of running your business. Though profit should be one of your priorities, hiring qualified candidates is key. Sometimes people have the habit of including their own biases during the interview process, which can lead to an easy dismissal of an excellent candidate. Even people with the best intentions may… Read more »