Over the last several years, several high-profile cases, most notably Browning-Ferris and Hy-Brand have come for a ruling before the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB). The decisions have been cyclical, complicated, and convoluted, with the most recent involving conflict-of-interest issues. NLRB recognizes the confusion and in May issued a statement that reflects their desire to resolve the issue. What’s next?
No other industry has a “product” that’s as unique as ours; here’s how to nurture mutually beneficial relationships with your employees and associates.
The staffing industry is unique in so many ways and adequately insuring risk is no exception. Many staffing companies are working with insurance carriers or brokers who do not specialize in the staffing industry, and we often find key areas of exposure not addressed correctly or addressed at all.
Training reduces the skills gap and increases profitability and productivity, but employers should know the law and make wise hiring choices.
Summer might be a time to relax and it might be tempting to bring that relaxed sense of being to work in both demeanor and dress. What are some do’s and don’t?
“The reality is that clients and employees will need staffing more not less in this new economy. And it’s extremely important to have software that can manage the volumes on both sides of the need.”
Worker safety should always be top of mind for businesses, particularly when taken into consideration with the rising cost of Worker’s Compensation coverage, health care and in general, employee wellness. Here are eight suggestions and best practices.
COATS Staffing Software is excited to announce our strategic partnership with MJA & Associates, a specialist in government tax incentives.
BLS reports declining injuries, but safety is still paramount!
Onboarding is a critical element of the employment process. It requires planning, effort and tools to get the job done. COATS can help.
Does training count as work? Generally, if the training program is intended to improve the employee’s job skills, the employer must pay for the employee’s time in the training. There are some instances, though, where the employer is not on the hook.
On May 17, 2016, the Department of Labor issued its final FLSA ruling. Under the new regulations, any employee who is paid less than $47,476 per year will be entitled to overtime pay, effective Dec. 1.
The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)—the law that gives us the minimum wage and mandates overtime pay, except for exempt employees—is about to change.
Millennials will make up 50% of the workforce in 2020. It’s time to understand them and realize how staffing offers an advantage.
Employers are still required to report to the federal government and their employees their healthcare standing on the new 1094 and 1095 forms, but the deadline for doing so has been extended, the Treasury Department and IRS announced over the holiday.
The latest version of COATS is designed to ensure a smooth year-end and tax-filing season, fully-compliant with the Affordable Care Act.
Customer experience is all about people. And it takes people to help people.
Promoting a healthy work environment starts and ends with company culture.
Who said work couldn’t also be fun?! After doing some research, “FUN AT WORK” seems to become the new way of work that has not missed COATS.
it’s important to have a day to say “thank you” to all the men and women who have served our country. But even better than saying “thank you” one day a year is helping veterans find jobs, especially in this economy.
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