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5 Reasons Why Diversity in the Workplace Matters

For many businesses diversity related initiatives began as adherence to affirmative action and social justice causes, but as new studies and research revealed the benefits of diversity in the workplace, organizations started looking at it as a means to positively impact the bottom line. The benefits of diversity and the impact it has on business cannot be ignored. Here are 5 reasons why diversity is important to your organization.

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Q&A: 2020’s New Form I-9

The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) department released a new version of the I-9 Employment Verification Form. Here is what employers need to know to stay compliant.

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5 Ways to Protect Your Company from Harassment Complaints

Discrimination and harassment claims against your company can be time-consuming, costly and embarrassing. In order to ensure a safe and healthy work environment you need to make sure that everyone is on the same page about harassment and discrimination. Having a detailed anti-harassment policy is your company’s first line of defense against claims, but it isn’t enough. Here are 5 ways to protect your company from harassment complaints.

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The New Form W-4 for 2020

On December 5, 2019 the IRS released a revised 2020 Form W-4, re-titled “Employee’s Withholding Certificate”. The new form allows for more accurate withholding, greater privacy for employees and has been revised for easier completion. Here is what employers and employees need to know.

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Think outside the box

Compensation in 2020: It’s Time to Think Outside the Box

As we prepare for 2020, many companies are beginning to make plans for salary increases and compensation strategies to attract and keep top talent. The only problem is that US salary budgets are not projected to increase much in 2020. According to Stephen Miller, Online Manager/Editor of Compensation & Benefits at SHRM, “Salary-increase budgets for U.S. employers are projected to grow next year by just 0.1 percent above the actual average budget increase for 2019, confirming that wage growth isn’t accelerating much despite record-low unemployment.” So how can companies with low or nonexistent salary-increase budgets expect to secure and keep top talent? Well, it’s time to think outside the box.

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