Are you familiar with the new Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) overtime final rule, which takes effect on December 1, 2016? If not, it’s time to brush up on the new requirements and how they may impact your business.
You’ve likely seen national companies like Google, Facebook and Zappos in the news with a spotlight on the many perks their employees enjoy, like corporate cafeterias with world-class chefs, free on-site laundry or free rental cars and massages. But you don’t have to have a Facebook or Google budget to show employees you appreciate them. Here are six easy to implement, cost-effective gestures to help boost employee morale.
Employee recruitment and retention are hot topics for employers, and a wealth of news and information on HR topics like these is available around the web, many with advice and suggestions that are fairly easy to implement and inexpensive. Here are some of our favorite recent reads from the HR arena.
Employers in the United States plan to hire more temporary workers in 2014 than they did in 2013, according to a recent CareerBuilder survey. If you haven’t already taken time to plan for how you’ll utilize temporary staffing this year, it’s not too late.
Chances are, when you’re considering hiring seasonal or temporary employees, you need them in a pinch during an extremely busy period in your industry. While you may consider having your HR Department process the hires to save a few dollars, there might be a huge headache waiting in the wings during an already stressful and hectic time for your workplace.
This post is written by David McGiverin, Sustainability & Productivity Manager at Northwest Food Processors Association (NWFPA). The article originally appeared on the NWFPA blog, specifically as a part of NWFPA’s Rural Initiative.
In an effort to help close workforce talent gaps and reduce turnover in the Tri-Cities food processing industry, we teamed up with the Northwest Food Processors Association (NWFPA) to create a roundtable discussion among area food processors at the Port of Pasco that led to the development of some great new ideas for attracting skilled talent to the industry and area.