The short answer is yes. Color can affect workers’ moods. The colors you decorate an office space with can impact employee behavior and productivity.
PMLA and MI Minimum Wage posters: If you need a copy of the Michigan Paid Medical Leave Act (PMLA) poster, click here. If you need a copy of the Michigan Minimum Wage poster, click here.
ASE’s Annual HR Conference is next week, and as we have for the past couple of years, we are tying a charitable giving campaign to the conference. While we give all the attendees the opportunity to contribute to the chosen charity, you may not know that we also have an internal project for giving to that charity.
EEO-1 reporting likely delayed: With the partial government shutdown impacting the EEOC, it is likely that the EEO-1 reporting will be delayed. The EEOC had apparently planned to open the 2018 EEO-1 filing website during the second or third week of January 2019, with a planned filing deadline of March 31, 2019
Now that it's 2019, the crystal ball is brought out to provide a glimmer of the future. What should HR expect down the road? How can HR be more proactive and ahead of the curve? In HR, it’s like putting out fires every day, and strategic thinking goes to the wayside when every minute something new and distracting takes precedence. The following are predictions by various seers as to HR in 2019 and beyond.
Michigan interest rates rising: The Michigan interest rate for underpayments and overpayments of taxes has increased from 5.41% to 5.9% for the period of January 1, 2019 through June 30, 2019. Source: Michigan Department of Treasury, Revenue Administrative Bulletin 2018-23, November 13, 2018
Two more states increase minimum wage: The mid-term elections have ushered in a wage boost for workers in Arkansas and Missouri. Voters approved ballot initiatives that will raise the minimum wage in Arkansas from its current $8.50 an hour to $11.00 an hour in 2021. In Missouri, voters gave the go-ahead to increase the state minimum wage of $7.85 an hour to $12.00 an hour by 2023.
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