Trupp HR Blog

Webinar: September 18, 2014

Is HR Outsourcing Right for Your Business? Presented by Jean Roque The Human Resources Outsourcing (HRO) industry continues to be one of the fastest developing outsourcing sectors, just behind IT outsourcing. So, why are more businesses choosing to follow this approach to addressing their HR needs? Whether an organization is reaching the point where HR .. read more

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Aug
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Legal Corner – August 2014

Legal Corner – August 2014

Welcome to the Trupp HR Legal Corner designed to keep small business employers informed of critical employment legislation and case law. Jobs training bill signed into law This new law is designed to help unemployed workers get the skills they need to find jobs by simplifying a very complex system of federal workforce training programs. .. read more

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Aug
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LinkedIn takes a $6 million hit for employee pay violations

A U.S. Department of Labor investigation found that 359 former and current employees spanning across multiple LinkedIn office locations had been underpaid due to violations of the overtime and record-keeping provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). This is a cautionary tale for employers of an easily preventable payroll oversight. Under the US FLSA, .. read more

Training Announcement: September 16, 2014

Employment Law Basics Presented by Christine Thelen Compliance with key employment laws is the foundation upon which many HR policies and procedures are built. Navigating these complicated laws can be tricky but with basic guidance, business leaders can create a work environment that is not only compliant, but also fosters a healthy engaged workforce that .. read more

Is it Time to Give Your Employees a Raise?

Is it Time to Give Your Employees a Raise?

By Jean Roque, President, Trupp HR. It’s not easy to loosen the belt after pulling through a recession that may have cut deep into your organization, but as the market continues to recover, it may be wise to extend some of this recovery to your employees. With market optimism comes hiring, which is great for .. read more

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Jul
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Webinar: August 21, 2014

Discrimination, Harassment and Retaliation Training for Supervisors Presented by Christine Thelen As leaders, it is important for all supervisors to understand the basic legal protections against discrimination, harassment and retaliation in the workplace. Even more important, is to understand the steps that can help prevent discrimination, harassment, and retaliation, and what to do when an .. read more

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Jul
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Legal Corner – July 2014

Legal Corner – July 2014

Welcome to the Trupp HR Legal Corner designed to keep small business employers informed of critical employment legislation and case law. DOL proposed rule redefining ‘spouse’ A proposed rule has been issued by the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) that would change the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) rule’s definition of “spouse”. Spouse would .. read more

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Jul
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August HR To-Do List

Important employment and work place considerations to accomplish for the month of August. Assess your compliance with providing benefits notices Insurance companies and group health plans can provide a concise document detailing information about health plan benefits and coverage. A Summary of Benefit Coverages (SBC) lays out an easily understood review for employees and a .. read more

22
Jul
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Training Announcement: August 12, 2014

Embracing the Undeniable Influence of Leadership Presented by Jean Roque Although most leaders understand their role is one of great importance and responsibility, many underestimate the significance of their role as it relates to employee engagement, including areas such as loyalty, creativity, quality, productivity, wellness, and an overall desire to go above and beyond what .. read more

19
Jul
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Trupp HR Hires Michael Keep as New HR Business Partner

Trupp HR Hires Michael Keep as New HR Business Partner

By Calvin Gower, Marketing Assistant, Trupp HR. Portland, Oregon – July 15, 2014 – Trupp HR, Inc. is pleased to announce the recent hire of Michael Keep, who will join the Trupp HR team as HR Business Partner. In this role, Michael will function as a dedicated HR representative to clients of Trupp’s HR Outsourcing (HRO) .. read more

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Jul
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