HR Brief

HR Brief

The HR Brief is a monthly newsletter that features two short, easy-to-read articles on timely HR topics along with a “Did You Know” factoid.


October 2019 - This month's HR Brief discusses how stay conversations can keep employees engaged and ways to help workers overcome the Sunday blues.

September 2019 - This month's HR Brief discusses the acting Department of Labor secretary and the recent Capital One data breach.

August 2019 - August's HR Brief explores the benefits of employees using their PTO and explains where to find help for your EEO reporting obligations.

July 2019 - This month's HR Brief includes the 2020 HSA limits and explains the value of emotional intelligence in the workplace.

June 2019 - June's HR Brief examines an uptick in DOL enforcement actions and discusses the lowest unemployment rate in decades.

May 2019 - This month's HR Brief discusses the latest developments with the Affordable Care Act and the Department of Labor's newly proposed overtime rule.

April 2019 - This month's HR Brief examines how communication is essential to employee engagement and discusses the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission's proposed rule that would increase their online presence.

March 2019 - March's HR Brief examines how workplace wellness should include more than just physical health initiatives and briefly explains how to avoid retaliation claims.

February 2019 - This month's HR Brief examines how empathy can help retain your workers and informs about the proper way to calculate overtime pay.

January 2019 - This month's HR Brief reviews 2019 plan limits and considers how to attract Gen Z talent.

December 2018 - December’s HR Brief offers tips for preventing the flu in the workplace, discusses workplace accountability regarding sexual harassment and includes ways to stay safe on the roads during the holidays.

November 2018 - This month’s HR Brief discusses rising health care costs, flu prevention tips and the overtime rule listening sessions that were held in September 2018.