June/July 2018 Newsletter
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Welcome to the Summer 2018 HR Knowledge Newsletter! 
We are keeping busy this summer with many new webinars, we hope you can join us for some or all of them, registration details are below.
Happy Summer from  HR Knowledge!
The Massachusetts Equal Pay Act Went into Effect July 1, 2018

Is your organization complying with MEPA? It is imperative you conduct an assessment of current compensation practices and make reasonable progress toward equal pay to protect your company from claims under the new law; HR Knowledge can help!

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Rhode Island Paid Sick Leave

Rhode Island's "Sick Leave Law" went into effect on July 1.

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State and Local Minimum Wage Increases Effective July 1st

Ensure you make necessary adjustments for affected employees.

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Fall  HR Boot Camp  Seminar is Friday,  September 28!

HR Knowledge's Fall HR Boot Camp seminar is sooner than you think, early bird registration is complete and we are already half-full! Don't miss out on our exciting new format featuring breakout/discussion sessions. We look forward to seeing you there!

Vermont and Connecticut Enact Salary History Bans
Effective July 1, 2018, Vermont employers are prohibited from requiring disclosures of salary and benefit history from prospective employees. Read more

Effective January 1, 2019, Connecticut employers will also be prohibited from asking about compensation at any point in the hiring process. Read more

Webinar Wednesdays: Enroll Now!

We have a terrific lineup of interesting and impactful content- there's something for everyone! 
New California Independent Contractor Test

The California Supreme Court has adopted a new three-part test to determine whether a worker is an independent contractor or an employee under California's wage orders, which regulate wages, hours, and working conditions. 

Who fills out an I-9 Form?

Do remote employees need to hang a workplace poster in their home office?

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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Perk of the Month!
Buy discounted tickets for Regal Movie Tickets! 
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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

It is always a good time to refresh your knowledge on how to help someone who is choking. Download our poster for easy reference.

HR Knowledge Benefits News

What is a 403(b) plan? Our downloadable info sheet answers the common questions.

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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.