Legal Corner – August 2016

Welcome to the Trupp HR Legal Corner designed to keep business leaders informed of critical employment legislation and case law. California proposes a more in depth version of the “ban-the-box” measure California Fair Employment and Housing Council (FEHC) proposes regulations that would prohibit employers from using criminal background reports if members of a particular race […]

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Legal Corner – June 2016

Welcome to the Trupp HR Legal Corner designed to keep business leaders informed of critical employment legislation and case law. Laying off employees for inability to speak English may be discriminatory While it is recognized by the courts that the ability to speak English can be a justifiable job requirement, employers must be careful when […]

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Trupp HR comes in at 43 on the PBJ 100 list

Trupp HR is proud to once again be named among Portland Business Journal’s Fastest Growing Private 100 Companies in Oregon. Trupp HR attended our second annual Portland Business Journal award ceremony for the Fastest Growing Private 100 Companies in Oregon. We are proud to have come in at number 43 this year. This is a step […]

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HR Outsourcing – delivering unexpected value

By Jean Roque, President, Trupp HR. In a survey of HR Outsourcing habits, the Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM) found the top three reasons companies choose to outsource HR include: With over 50% of companies outsourcing all or part of the HR function, many organizations are also discovering unanticipated benefits of leveraging HR Outsourcing. Employee […]

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Winners of the 2015 Startup PDX Challenge

The winners of the 2015 Startup PDX Challenge have officially been announced! The Portland Development Commission’s (PDC) have announced the 2015 Startup PDX Challenge winners. Trupp HR has proudly sponsored the Startup PDX Challenge for the last 3 years. This competition continues to help grow the entrepreneurial community in Portland by supporting businesses for a year during their earliest […]

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Getting Creative with Employee Benefits

By Jean Roque, President, Trupp HR. The competitive labor market combined with increased benefit costs can make it challenging for employers to maintain a benefit offering that is compelling to both current and potential employees. To make sure you are staying ahead of the curve, consider these strategies to bolster your employee benefit program. Add a […]

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Legal Corner – October 2015

Welcome to the Trupp HR Legal Corner designed to keep business leaders informed of critical employment legislation and case law. FMLA case exposes risk of changes in layoff decisions A recent FMLA case addresses an employee who was not restored to her former position upon return from pregnancy leave and later on terminated. This ruling sheds some light on […]

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November HR To-Do List

Important employment and workplace considerations to accomplish for the month of November. Prepare for the winter weather Review your inclement weather policy and make any necessary adjustments. Be sure employees are up-to-date on how it works and what to expect. Learn More >> Review to-do list for proposed overtime rule While the DOL continues to review the […]

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2015 Startup PDX:Challenge

Trupp HR is excited to participate in the 2015 Startup PDX:Challenge! The Portland Development Commission’s (PDC) has launched the 2015 Startup PDX:Challenge. Startup PDX:Challenge is an annual competition designed to connect startups to Portland’s growing entrepreneurial ecosystem and assist the businesses for one year through their early stage growth. It seeks diverse founding teams of […]

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Legal Corner – February 2015

Welcome to the Trupp HR Legal Corner designed to keep business leaders informed of critical employment legislation and case law. 2016 DOL budget requests increased employment services 2016 budget request for the Department of Labor (DOL) includes funding to increase employment services for unemployed workers, more registered apprenticeships, helping those with criminal background find work, […]

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March HR To-Do List

Important employment and work place considerations to accomplish for the month of March. Review your wage and hour practices Claims against employers for violations of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) have been on a constant increase. Make sure to review minimum wage and overtime laws to avoid liability. Learn More >> Submit application for […]

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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? Companies that outsource their HR function gain the advantages of a larger, full-service HR […]

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