Working from home can be a pain in the neck…
How Employers Can Encourage Workspace Ergonomics
1.11.21 What is ergonomics? It is the study of people in their work environment and their efficiencies and safety.
3.16.20 In an unprecedented time, employers need to deploy their Business Continuity Plans.
Year End Checklist
11.21.19 As you start to close out 2019 and transition into a New Year, there are several Human Resource related areas of the business that we recommend you review. But before we get to the Checklist part of this Checklist… Some wisdom for 2020 from our HR Department to your HR team.
Department of Labor Finalizes Federal Overtime Rule
9.24.19 – The Department of Labor announced that effective January 1, 2020, the final rule regarding Overtime Exemptions, under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), will go into effect. The most notable changes include:
- Increasing the minimum salary threshold from $455 per week ($23,600 annually) to $684 per week ($35,568 annually);
- Increasing the total annual compensation requirement for “Highly Compensated Employees (HCE)” from $100,000 to $107,432 per year;
- Allowing nondiscretionary bonuses and incentive payments (including commissions) paid at least annually to satisfy up to 10% of the standard salary level; and
- Revising the special salary levels for workers in U.S. territories and the motion picture industry.
Minimum wage rises in New Jersey to $10 per hour
7.2.19 – On July 1st the state of New Jersey raised the minimum wage to $10 per hour as a first step in a 5-year plan to gradually increase minimum wage rates to $15 an hour. The tipped wage also rises from $2.13 to $2.63 per hour. READ MORE
6.12.19 – McCloskey Partners LLC, a national Human Resources and Recruiting firm, is proud to announce their re-certification as a Women’s Business Enterprise (WBE) through the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC), the nation’s largest third-party certifier of businesses owned and operated by women in the US. READ MORE
Top 5 Perks Employers Can Offer This Summer
4.16.19 – What can employers do to show they care (and keep productivity proportionate to the rise in temperatures)? READ MORE
Calling All PA Employers…
1.31.19 – Did you hear that Minimum wage, for workers in PA, may get a substantial boost come July 2019? READ MORE
It’s that time of year again!
11.28.18 – Time to Close out the current year and get ready for next! To help you complete Year End Close, we have prepared an End-Of-Year Checklist for you to use. Happy Holidays from the entire McCloskey Partners, LLC Team. Have a great holiday season! READ MORE
Election day is coming… Are you Ready for it?
10.29.18 – November 6th is right around the corner. Be in the Know what your rights are when employees ask if they can change their schedules to Vote! Politicians are on TV destroying each other’s reputations, political signs have been stuck in the ground wherever you look, and we’re receiving recorded messages from celebrities on our phones… READ MORE
I am a 110% Percenter, Are YOU?
8.29.18 – It’s 7:30AM and I just pulled into the office parking lot. I’m exhausted, from the hours of work I have already done from home and my “official” work day has not even began yet. READ MORE
You Quit your job Without Another Job Lined Up? Why Would You Do that?
7.27.18 – For the first time in over 15 years we are being told by many employees that they are quitting jobs without having another position lined up. We Keep Asking Employees…”Why Would You Do That?” READ MORE