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Reopening Planning Resources and Tips from the impactHR Team

With the coronavirus lockdown in place over the last two months, it’s hard to miss the new announcements from local and state governments that a slow, gradual period of reopening should commence. With many facets of the crisis still bedeviled by uncertainties,...

The Growing Importance of the Employee Handbook

With employment-related laws becoming more complex and often in flux, the employee handbook is seen more than ever as a valuable tool for companies and organizations to consider putting in place or to have updated. But what constitutes an effective employee handbook...

impactHR Team Volunteers at Howard County Food Bank

The impactHR team spent last Thursday volunteering at the Howard County Food Bank. Operated by the Community Action Council of Howard County, the Food Bank works to diminish poverty, enable self-sufficiency and advocate for low-income families and individuals in...

New Federal Overtime Policy Begins Jan. 1, 2020

Reminder to employers: the US Department of Labor’s (DOL) new overtime rule goes into effect January 1, 2020. The DOL last September approved an increase in the minimum salary an employee must earn to be exempt from minimum wage and overtime under a white-collar...