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2018 Form W-4 Released February 28th

2018 Form W-4 Released February 28th The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) released an updated Withholding Calculator earlier this year and a

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Spring Forward ... Straight Time or Overtime?

Spring Forward … Straight time or overtime? That can be the question when clocks are set forward one hour March 11th The arrival of daylight saving time requires clocks to be moved forwa...

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Employment Law Posters – Increase in Penalties and New FMLA Poster- Fines will be doubled after July 5

Weekly HR News – FLSA Employment Law Posters – Increase in Penalties and New FMLA Poster Effective July 5, 2016, Read More


Spring Forward … Straight time or overtime?

Spring Forward … Straight time or overtime? That can be the question when clocks are set forward one hour March 11th The arrival of daylight saving time requires clocks to be moved forw...

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Romance in the Workplace

Weekly HR News – Romance in the Workplace Love is in the air!  And unfortunately for cities, sometimes that love can come in the form of those in employee relationships.  So wha...

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IRS Raises Standard Mileage Reimbursement Rates for 2018

Weekly HR – Mileage Reimbursement IRS Raises Standard Mileage Reimbursement Rates for 2018 For cities that use the IRS rate to reimburse for mileage, be aware that on January 1, 2018, the IRS raised the s...

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Municipal Employee Handbooks

Weekly HR News – Municipal Employee Handbooks Every year brings new challenges, and one of those challenges is the city’s employee handbook.  An employee handbook is a valuable...

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Comprehending Comp Time

Weekly HR News –Leaves of Absence Comprehending Comp Time With winter weather looming, along with the extra work it brings, many city employees will be working longer than normal schedules.  The question then becomes...

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Domestic Violence and the Workplace

Weekly HR – Workplace Violence Domestic Violence and the Workplace October is Domestic Violence Awareness month and if you are wondering why this should be a human resource topic, here ar...

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Human Resources Audit - Five Ws to Keep Your City in Compliance

Weekly HR News - Human Resources Audit Five Ws to Keep Your City in Compliance Who needs to do an HR Audit? HR personnel as well as the executive a...

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Municipal Employee Handbooks

Weekly HR News – Municipal Employee Handbooks An employee handbook is a valuable communication tool to allow employees to understand what is expected of them and what they can expect from...

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New Form I-9 Effective September 2017

Weekly HR News - Hiring New Form I-9 Effective September 2017 The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has released a new version of the I-9&nbs...

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Drug Testing for Public Agencies

Weekly HR News – Drug Testing Drug Testing For Public Agencies We expect employees to come to work free of their personal issues. However, a personal struggle as all-consuming as addictio...

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The Importance of Up-to-Date Job Descriptions

Weekly HR News - Hiring Practices The Importance of Up-to-Date Job Descriptions Even though there are no state or federal requirements to have job descriptions, there are many legal issues that...

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Police Officer Reimbursement Contracts – Changes Effective June 29, 2017

Weekly HR News - Hiring Police Officer Reimbursement Contracts – Changes Effective June 29, 2017 When hiring police officers, many cities enter into contracts that require reimbursement ...

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Before Performing Preemployment Background Checks Read This!

Weekly HR News - Hiring Practices Before Performing Preemployment Background Checks Read This! When hiring a new employee the city may need to request additional information in order to make an...

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