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Balance Your Right to Monitor Communications with Employees’ Privacy Rights

2018-12-31T01:46:46+00:00

You may have legitimate reasons for monitoring some of your employees' communications at work, particularly emails generated on company servers. Creating a policy to monitor such activities requires a delicate balancing act to protect your company and gain access to the information you need, without violating employees' legal privacy protections. Reasons to Monitor Emails [...]

Balance Your Right to Monitor Communications with Employees’ Privacy Rights2018-12-31T01:46:46+00:00

DOL Pitches Auto-Portability Program to Preserve Retirement Savings

2018-12-17T03:42:55+00:00

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) is advancing a proposal that would enable 401(k) plan sponsors to automatically transfer account balances up to $5,000 of former participants who have left the company. The amounts would be transferred to the 401(k) plan of an employee's new employer. Assets transferred using this "auto portability" approach would [...]

DOL Pitches Auto-Portability Program to Preserve Retirement Savings2018-12-17T03:42:55+00:00

The Employer’s Role in Documenting Workers

2018-12-12T15:12:45+00:00

The employer's role in documenting alien employees is a balancing act. Under the Immigration Reform and Control Act (IRCA) you must verify through examination of certain documents that your employees are authorized to work in the United States. At the same time, you must avoid unfair employment practices. By law, you must complete an [...]

The Employer’s Role in Documenting Workers2018-12-12T15:12:45+00:00

The Burden of Payroll Record Maintenance

2018-12-12T15:02:03+00:00

Department of Labor, which enforces employment rules for several other federal agencies. Paying employees means more than just issuing checks. Your company also needs to keep accurate records for current and past employees for a certain period of time. There are record requirements from both the IRS and the U.S. These records include the [...]

The Burden of Payroll Record Maintenance2018-12-12T15:02:03+00:00

Tax Cheer for Holiday Gifts to Employees

2018-12-12T14:53:11+00:00

With the holidays fast approaching, you might want to reward your employees for all their hard work in 2018. Gift-giving ideas include gift cards, holiday turkeys and achievement awards. Although your intent may be essentially the same in all these situations, the tax outcome for recipients of your goodwill may be quite different. Typically, [...]

Tax Cheer for Holiday Gifts to Employees2018-12-12T14:53:11+00:00

HR&P Recognized for the 5th consecutive year to the Cougar 100

2018-11-07T16:22:22+00:00

HR&P Recognized for the 5th consecutive year to the Cougar 100 It is our privilege to announce that Mike Holley, Class of 1990, and HR&P – Human Resources & Payroll, have been recognized for the 5th consecutive year to the Cougar 100. The Cougar 100 celebrates the fastest growing University of Houston Alumni owned [...]

HR&P Recognized for the 5th consecutive year to the Cougar 1002018-11-07T16:22:22+00:00

HR&P is recognized as TOP 10 Best Places to Work in Houston 2018

2018-10-30T03:33:20+00:00

HR&P is honored to be recognized by the Houston Business Journal as one of the 2018 TOP 10 Best Places to Work in Houston. Congrats to our entire staff for this wonderful achievement!! #HBJBPTW #HRP To view the entire list of medium sized companies: https://www.bizjournals.com/houston/subscriber-only/2018/10/24/best-places-to-work-medium.html [...]

HR&P is recognized as TOP 10 Best Places to Work in Houston 20182018-10-30T03:33:20+00:00

Take Precautions to Fight Fraudulent Workers’ Comp Claims

2018-10-24T18:03:59+00:00

Here are two critical questions: How often are Workers' Compensation claims filed against your company? And how often do you contest them? The answers are important. The National Council on Compensation Insurance recently estimated that 25 too 33 percent of all Workers' Compensation claims are invalid, yet less than 10 percent of these claims [...]

Take Precautions to Fight Fraudulent Workers’ Comp Claims2018-10-24T18:03:59+00:00