What does it mean to have a healthy work environment?

What does it mean to have a healthy work environment? By Breea Gale, HR Business Partner, Trüpp. A healthy work environment is a workplace where the rules and expectations are clearly set, and employees are empowered to contribute in a manner that allows them to remain in touch with their personal identity. In a healthy […]

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What is the Oregon Pay Equity law?

What is the Oregon Pay Equity law? By Michael White, HR Outsourcing Manager, Trüpp. The Oregon Pay Equity law makes it unlawful to: What does work of a “comparable character” mean? Work of a comparable character includes duties that require substantially similar knowledge, skill, effort, responsibility, and take place in similar working conditions. While some […]

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How to handle final paychecks in Oregon

How to handle final paychecks in Oregon By Sally Padrow, HR Business Partner, Trüpp. Employee separations have the potential of a company-wide ripple effect. The leadership team questions what they could have done to see this coming, managers scramble to transition projects, HR begins the process for filling the position, payroll computes final pay and […]

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What should I consider when hiring and onboarding an employee in a new state?

What should I consider when hiring and onboarding an employee in a new state? By Michaela Aguilar, HR Coordinator, Trüpp. It can be difficult to keep up with the numerous details involved with onboarding new employees. With the rise of the remote workforce, hiring and onboarding those in different states has become more frequent than […]

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What are the next steps after conducting performance reviews?

What are the next steps after conducting performance reviews? By Amanda Doun, HR Business Partner, Trüpp. There is general consensus that performance review programs help organizations create the foundation for providing effective employee feedback. However, a question to consider is whether this is enough to ignite change? Although performance reviews impart necessary information, many employees […]

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What do employers need to know about Washington State’s Paid Family Leave?

What do employers need to know about Washington State’s Paid Family Leave? By Audra Hedberg, HR Compliance Analyst, Trüpp. Many companies are finding themselves navigating new state paid family and medical leave laws. While California has had a state funded disability program for years, New York New Jersey, and Rhode Island recently enacted their own […]

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How our clients can keep closer tabs on open inquiries

Checking the status of your open inquires and getting the most out of your Trüpp experience. By Kylie Artz, Shared Services Manager, Trüpp. In 2016, Trüpp’s Shared Services team implemented a customer service management system to enable our Shared Services team to manage and track client email communication and outstanding tasks more efficiently and provide […]

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Why should we do an Employee Engagement Survey?

Our employee engagement is great, and our employees are happy. Why should we do an Employee Engagement Survey? By Meagan Phillips, HR Analyst, Trüpp. You may be completely in tune with your team, and while they are happy and the business is thriving, having happy employees does not necessarily mean having engaged employees, which are […]

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How should we handle pre-employment background checks and drug screens?

How should we handle pre-employment background checks and drug screens? By Sally Padrow, HR Business Partner, Trüpp. Companies that require pre-employment background and/or drug screenings do so to ensure that new employees they are hiring have provided truthful information, are not using drugs that could impair their work performance, or do not have a history of […]

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