Posts Tagged: HR

New Immigrant Worker Laws Employers Need to Know About

  On January 1, 2018, the Immigrant Worker Protection Act created changes and new requirements for employers. In our last blog, we discussed the importance of updating your employee handbook every year due to new legislation taking effect. This act is a perfect example of that, but we want you to be aware of the new laws and… Read more »


Why You Need to Update Your Employee Handbook

  To employees, employee handbooks are typically known as those lengthy documents that contain all the company rules and policies. Though your employees may not be reading your employee handbook cover to cover, it is imperative that you update it with the most current information to protect your business. One word could be the difference… Read more »


Do Your Employee’s Duties or Salary Qualify Them for a Computer Professionals Exemption?

You like to run your business with the best team possible and compensate them appropriately. Team members will of necessity include IT and computer professionals or those with relevant skills. Question: are certain team members “exempt” or “nonexempt” employees according to FLSA (Fair Labor Standards Act) guidelines? Being clear about computer professionals exemptions can save… Read more »


Why Now is a Good Time to Implement Your Workforce Plan

Plans fail for lack of planning. Whether you believe the statement or not, your perspective can have an impact on your decision to apply workforce planning to your organization. A workforce plan is your strategy for getting the most from your team. Anticipate what your employees need Assign tasks that maximize individual employee skills Apply… Read more »


What to Know About Transgender Rights and How It Could Impact Your Business

Change is the word. It’s at the core of the transgender issue and transgender workplace protections.   Who are we talking about? Transgender describes those with a gender description different than what their sex defined for them at birth. Law has defined it to mean a… “…person’s gender-related appearance and behavior whether or not stereotypically… Read more »



Employment Law Changes for 2018 – Part Three

This is the last in our three-part series of Employment Processes for 2018, giving you important information on new laws, bills and policies. Employers, it’s imperative that you stay up-to-date on changes that could greatly effect you and your business. We at RTR Consulting want to make sure that you are prepared when the new… Read more »


Employment Law Changes for 2018 – Part Two

  Employers, have you examined your employment processes for 2018 yet? The new year will be here before you know it and with that comes important updates you must be aware of!   This is part 2 in our three-part series on Employment Law Changes for 2018. We at RTR Consulting want to make sure… Read more »