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10/22/2015
With the holidays quickly approaching it is important for companies to be sensitive to all employees’ cultural and religious beliefs.  This time of year is festive and can be a lot fun but companies need…
07/24/2015
What is an EEO-1 Report? An EEO-1 Report is a compliance survey mandated by federal regulations.  It is a representation of your employee population based on race/ethnicity, gender and job category.  The Equal Employment Opportunity…
07/15/2015
House Bill 910, or “open carry”, was recently passed during Texas’ 84th legislative session.  Effective January 1, 2016 HB910 permits individuals with a CHL (concealed handgun license) to either openly carry a handgun, or carry…
07/09/2015
Supreme Court ruling on same-sex marriage solidifies DOL’s final ruling on FMLA leaveOn Friday, June 26, the United States Supreme Court ruled that same-sex marriage is a fundamental right under the Fourteenth Amendment to the…
03/23/2015
Two Rule Changes for 20151. OSHA has expanded the list of severe work-related injuries that all covered employers must report to OSHA (even employers exempt due to size or industry).The revised rule retains the current…
03/10/2015
Since 2004 the Department of Labor (DOL) has not changed its Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) definition of a white-collar “exempt” management employee. Under the current FLSA definition exempt managers are not eligible for overtime…
01/19/2015
Although minimum wage in Texas has not changed since 2009 (it is $7.25, which is the Federal Minimum Wage or FMW), companies with operations in multiple states should carefully watch minimum wage developments in order…
12/17/2014
I had never experienced Secret Santa – as an adult, any way. Last year’s event didn’t disappoint!I happily found a new little gift every day on my desk. What fun to find a new pencil,…
12/09/2014
1. My favorite is still “I bathe regularly.” What did he mean? Was it a joke? Was he proud of his regular accomplishment? Either way, no interview followed. – Kristen2. Many years ago, while searching…
11/14/2014
Yesterday the staff at Achilles Group spent the day at The Houston Zoo. We beared the cold, sang and laughed, saw some truly majestic creatures, talked to the animals, learned the difference between a sea…