Podcast: Wage Strategies in Senior Living

I recently had the opportunity to moderate a panel discussion at the SHINE Senior Care HR Executive Summit.  The panel was entitled "The Trifecta Tsunami - Minimum Wage, Overtime, Living Wage, and Paid Leave.  Senior Care and the New Normal".  Yes, the title is a mouthful.  And it's an important topic for any labor dependent … Continue reading Podcast: Wage Strategies in Senior Living

The Affordable Care Act isn’t a Benefits Change – It’s a Culture Change

Today’s guest post is courtesy of Sharlyn Lauby, better known as the HR Bartender.  You can learn more about how the ACA and how Kronos can help you comply with its employer provisions at Kronos.com.  One of the hot topics at this year’s KronosWorks 2013 was the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Even with the delay in … Continue reading The Affordable Care Act isn’t a Benefits Change – It’s a Culture Change

Engaging Health Reform

Today's guest blog post is courtesy of our board member, Tim Porter-O'Grady, DM, EdD, ScD, FAAN, FACCWS.  Tim brings a deep and informed perspective to the implications of the Affordable Care Act for workers, their employers and healthcare providers.  What's your organization doing to get ready to comply with the Act? The Patient Protection and Affordable … Continue reading Engaging Health Reform

Is the Working Families Flexibility Act of 2013 Good for Workers or Not?

This week I spoke with my Workforce Institute colleagues Sue Meisinger and Andy Brantley about the Working Families Flexibility Act currently making its way through Congress.  If passed, this Act would enable private sector employers to offer comp time in lieu of overtime pay to their hourly workers.  This has been the case for public … Continue reading Is the Working Families Flexibility Act of 2013 Good for Workers or Not?

HR Bartender's 5 considerations for a mobile device policy

Today's guest post is courtesy of Sharlyn Lauby, better known as the HR Bartender. Sharlyn, William Tincup and I recently published this podcast about the growth of mobile devices in workforce management. In today's post, Sharlyn expands on her recommendations to organizational leaders who are considering the adoption of mobile devices.  Read on and let … Continue reading HR Bartender's 5 considerations for a mobile device policy

Talking about the Affordable Care Act with Dr. Tim Porter-O'Grady

This week I spoke with our board member, Dr. Tim Porter-O'Grady about the implications of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) for healthcare providers and for employers.  If your organization employs more that 50 full time equivalent employees, you are no doubt already grappling with what you'll need to do to comply with the act. Tim, … Continue reading Talking about the Affordable Care Act with Dr. Tim Porter-O'Grady

Debunking Catfish, Manti Te'o and the PPACA

We're all going to be hearing lots more about the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act in the coming year as organizations grapple with its full implications.  According to Paul DeCamp, partner, Jackson Lewis LL, "Many organizations had been taking a wait-and-see approach to PPACA compliance. Now that the election is over, it would be … Continue reading Debunking Catfish, Manti Te'o and the PPACA