Ask an HR Expert: Background Checks


Question: I was wondering if a background check is not completed for pre-employment, and a few weeks later an employee discloses that they have a warrant out for their arrest. What are the legal implications if the employers wants to … Continued


Ask an HR Expert: Posting Requirements for Remote Workers


Posting Requirements for Remote Workers We are a property management company and have maintenance workers who travel to different properties and who visit the central office periodically (not regularly). The maintenance workers are the only employees who visit or work … Continued


Ask an HR Expert: Holiday Office Party Tips


What to Know About Holiday Office Parties   Q: Do you have any tips on avoiding potential legal pitfalls with company Holiday parties? A: Tis the season for many employers to host a holiday party to cultivate employee engagement and … Continued


VOLUNTARY BENEFITS – No Longer an Option


  If your benefits plan is limited to the minimum mandatory inclusions or offers just a few extra options, you may be missing out on a golden opportunity to recruit and retain employees. In this eESI podcast and the ensuing … Continued


Brett Kavanaugh and business


  With so much national attention focused on Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation hearings, we wanted to take a moment to consider what the effect of his nomination to the Supreme Court might mean for small business should he eventually be confirmed. … Continued