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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

25
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

24
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

23
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

15
Jul
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Eugene, Oregon moving forward with sick leave ordinance

Following in the footsteps of its not-so-distant neighbor to the North (Portland, OR), Eugene is now close to the point of implementing a mandatory sick leave ordinance. A task force for this ordinance, including local business owners, industry representatives, Mayor Piercy, along with three Councilors; recently came together to produce a final report to be .. read more

14
Jul
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Training Announcement: July 24th, 2014

Preparing for the Portland Protected Sick Leave Deadline Presented by Jean Roque BOLI enforcement of the Portland Protected Sick Leave Ordinance begins July 31, 2014. Is your business ready to comply? This training session will walk you through the salient points of the Portland Protected Sick Leave Ordinance, and provide best practices for compliance and .. read more

12
Jul
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Training Announcement: July 9th, 2014

Effective Employee Performance Management Presented by Christine Thelen & Tom Faricy Performance Management is a key vehicle by which business objectives are successfully carried out. When functioning properly, it motivates employees, helps them succeed, and keeps their performance focused on company goals. This session will educate participants on strategies for effective performance management, tools for conducting .. read more

03
Jul
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Is HR Outsourcing Right for Your Business?

Is HR Outsourcing Right for Your Business?

By Jean Roque, President, Trupp HR. 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? Comprehensive HR Expertise Companies that outsource their HR function gain the advantages of a .. read more

26
Jun
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