Entries by Becky Stidham

Addressing Opioids in the Workplace

We have published this helpful toolkit to help address this problem. Click Here for the Full Benefits Toolkit – Addressing Opioids in the Workplace There are over 42,000 opioid-related deaths in the United States each year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)—a figure that has been rising steadily since the turn […]

Compensable Time: What You Need to Know

Click Here for the full HR Brief – April 2018 The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) requires employers to pay their employees for all hours they are “suffered or permitted to work.” These hours are known as “work hours” or compensable time. What is compensable time? Compensable time includes all hours during which an individual […]

NEVADA PREGNANT WORKERS’ FAIRNESS ACT

Click Here to download the full copy of the NERC Pregnancy Rights Notice Pursuant to NRS 613.335 and sections 2 to 8, inclusive, of the Nevada Pregnant Workers’ Fairness Act (effective October 1, 2017) employees have the right to be free from discriminatory or unlawful employment practices based on pregnancy, childbirth, or a related medical […]

New I-9 Form Available for use in September 2017

On July 17, 2017, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), part of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, issued an updated version of Form I-9: Employment Eligibility Verification (Form I-9). Under federal law, every employer that recruits, refers for a fee or hires an individual for employment in the United States must complete a Form […]

Why It Pays to Discuss Total Compensation

The news on the economy is mixed, with some claiming robust health and others dismissing recovery almost out of hand.  Regardless of who’s right, the employment market is the tightest it’s been in 8 years and wages are going up for the first time in as many years or more.  That’s great news for employees seeking positions […]

Why It’s Time to Make Human Resource Management a Priority

When 60% of your company’s budget is comprised of human capital, wages, taxes and benefits, HR resource management quickly becomes a priority. Human resource management is the most effective way to ensure productivity, goal achievement and overall profitability. Quality assurance, customer service and productivity initiatives are driven by your employees, who in turn are guided […]

How Solutions At Work Supports BOOMCHICKAPOP’s Growth in Reno

An increasing number of established companies are setting up new operations in Reno, bringing new jobs and investments to our region. Angie’s BOOMCHICKAPOP, an artisan snack company based in Mankato, Minnesota, is one of those organizations. Companies like BOOMCHICKAPOP who are managing new operations in Reno are discovering that expansion comes with its own set of unique […]