February/March 2018 Newsletter
Integrated Outsourced HR Services Tailored to your Needs
 
 
Welcome to the first HR Knowledge Newsletter of 2018! 
 
We have a lot to look forward to this year, including new webinars and the Spring HR Boot Camp, featuring new and updated content. We hope to see you there.
 
Happy Valentine's Day,
HR Knowledge

HR Knowledge's Spring  HR Boot Camp
Seminar - early bird pricing expires soon!

HR Knowledge is excited to be planning our next HR Boot Camp seminar for April 27, 2018. Location TBD and early bird pricing currently available!

Let HR Knowledge Manage the Burden of EEO-1 Reporting

Eligible employers must submit their 2017 EEO-1 Survey by March 31. HR Knowledge can save you time and minimize your risks of errors. We will accept reporting projects through Feb. 16.

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Sign up for the first webinar in our upcoming weekly series - Sexual Harassment Prevention: Top 5 Steps to Minimizing Your Risk

An in-depth look at minimizing you risks as an employer.
MA Pregnant Workers Fairness Act

Effective April 1, 2018, Massachusetts employers with 6 or more employees will need to comply with the Act. Employers need to update their policies and educate managers on the requirements.

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MA Pay Equity Law goes into effect July 1
The state will impose significant responsibility on employers to ensure equal pay for different genders for comparable work. Employers need to conduct compensation assessments now in order to gain 'safe harbor' protections.

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The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act- Benefits implications for employers

Your employee benefits tax reporting may be affected, it's time to review your policies.

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Recent activity from the Federal Government 

 
DOL announces new test to determine whether interns must be paid 


 





Perk of the Month!
Purchase discounted tickets for Loon Mountain with discount code HRK. See our website for more details, and to view other winter activity discounts!

Please email  our perks department for additional information. 
 
Ask HR Knowledge
Have questions about salaries in your workplace, or personnel file maintenance? Our Ask HR Knowledge posts will answer your questions.
 



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Who fills out the Form I-9?

Is a sexual harassment policy required?


 


If you or someone you know is seeking employment then you're in the right place! HR Knowledge not only is seeking qualified and talented people to join our staff but also for our clients. Please  view our complete career listings

HR Knowledge Wellness Update

Winter weather can exacerbate depression for some, but it is a treatable condition. Our Wellness Update explores some options.

HR Knowledge Benefits News

How can you increase usage rates with employee benefits? Educate your employees with generation-targeted communications.

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HR Advice When You Need It

 
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About HR Knowledge, Inc. 
Founded in 2001, HR Knowledge, Inc. provides integrated outsourced HR services tailored to our clients' needs. Our full array of offerings includes managed payroll, employee benefits administration, and HR consulting and support services, such as training, compliance, and Hiring Process Managementâ„¢, our comprehensive recruitment service that takes you from finding to onboarding new talent. Our major markets are fast-growing small- and medium-sized businesses, many of which are venture-capital-backed; foreign companies expanding into the states; and charter schools.  Partnering with HR Knowledge can reduce your administrative costs, minimize your legal risk, help you find and develop talent, and alleviate the HR burden so that you can focus on your core business.