March 2016

HR Advantage continues to recruit for various job opportunities so please review our current openings on our website at .  

With constant changes in Human Resource related laws and best practices, HR Advantage prides itself in providing regular and timely updates through the following channels:
  • Our web-site at
  • HR Pieces, this monthly newsletter
  • LinkedIn 
  • Twitter
  • Facebook
  • Our team of HR Advisors
HRA's Video Employer Advice
March 2016

This month we look at Best Practices in Pre-Screening.  
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to start viewing and learning more.

2016 Mandatory Changes to 
State Labor Law Posters
Are your state labor law posters current?  Over the past two years, there have been almost 100 mandatory state posting changes.  In addition, the following states have mandatory changes that are in effect:
Notice to Employees-Injuries Caused by Work (workers' c ompensation), effective Jan. 1, 2016
Minimum Wage, effective Jan. 1, 2016
Minimum Wage, effective Jan. 1, 2016
Safety and Health on the Job, effective Jan. 1, 2016
Earned Income Credit, effective Jan. 1, 2016
Minimum Wage, effective Jan. 1, 2016
Minimum Wage, effective Jan. 1, 2016
New York
Minimum Wage, effective Jan. 1, 2016
Minimum Wage, effective Jan. 1, 2016
Minimum Wage, Family Leave Act, and Sick Time Law,
effective  Jan. 1, 2016
Rhode Island
Minimum Wage, effective Jan. 1, 2016
Job Safety and Health Protection, Feb. 11, 2016
Replacing posters can be costly, however we have found an affordable vendor who provides the "Combo" Federal/State Laminated poster for $29.95.   Click on the below link to purchase yours:
Lunch & Learn
"Worker's Comp 101: Best Practices for Managing Your Claims"  

Join Crystal Veifhaus and Connell Insurance on March 23rd for an educational "Lunch & Learn."  Presented by Apexnetwork Physical Therapy.  Please click here to register!
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Meet Our Advisors

Candida Arvizu MS, PHR, SHRM-CP  

HR Advisor

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   Katy Lukens     Admin. Services

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Andrea Turner, MBA

  HR Advisor  

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Crystal Viefhaus HR Advisor  

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Lynette Weatherford MA, SPHR, SHRM-SCP President

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