HR Chat w/Employco USA: Preparing for the DOL’s New Overtime Rule

Join Rob and Jason in this HR chat as they discuss preparing for the Department of Labor’s anticipated overtime rule. Gain insights into the proposed changes, including the new salary threshold of $55,000, which could significantly impact eligibility for overtime pay. With a quick turnaround expected upon approval, it’s crucial to stay informed.

Need assistance navigating these regulatory shifts? Contact us at for a helpful checklist and expert guidance to ensure your business stays compliant and ahead of the curve.

HR Chat w/Employco USA: Biden Budget Proposal on Paid Family Leave

Join Rob and Jason in this HR chat as they unpack the potential impact of the Biden budget proposal on Paid Family Leave. They discuss some of the proposed changes, from 12 weeks of paid leave to 7 days of paid sick time, and discover how these reforms could significantly affect small businesses and reshape benefits for employees nationwide.

If you have questions or need assistance with the Family Medical Leave Act or other regulatory matters, you can reach out to us at

Podcast: Navigating “Watch Me Get Fired” Videos

Join Rob, Scott, and Jason in this month’s HR podcast as they discuss “Watch Me Get Fired” videos, a growing concern for employers nationwide. They explore what they are, best practices to follow, some of the legal implications, helpful termination techniques, manager training, the importance of using professionalism and respect, and more.

Tune in to learn how to handle terminations effectively and mitigate risks in the workplace. Need further assistance? Reach out to for personalized support and resources on manager training, performance improvement plans, and termination best practices.

Podcast: Navigating “Watch Me Get Fired” Videos

HR Chat w/Employco USA: Navigating “Watch Me Get Fired” Videos

Join Rob and Jason in this HR chat as they discuss the trending phenomenon of “Watch Me Get Fired” videos. Employees recording their terminations on Zoom or in person poses unique challenges for employers. Learn how to navigate the legal and professional implications of these situations, including tips on being prepared, involving your IT team, and not deviating from the facts.

To help, Employco has put together an HR Insights article to guide you through the complexities of handling these viral moments. You can find more information on our blog post here or just send us an email at for assistance.

HR Chat w/Employco USA: Involuntary Terminations of Remote Employees

Join Rob and Jason in this HR chat as they discuss involuntary terminations of remote employees. With the remote dynamic adding a layer of complexity, Rob and Jason offer valuable tips, from preplanning with IT to coordinating with leadership. They also emphasize the importance of thorough preparation, including shutting down all company access and drafting a separation agreement.

To help, Employco has put together a comprehensive checklist to guide you through the process. You can find more information on our blog post here or just send us an email at for assistance.

HR Chat w/Employco USA: Stay Interviews

Join Rob and Jason in this HR chat as they discuss stay interviews. Unlike traditional exit interviews, stay interviews are candid discussions with active employees aimed at sharing their motivations, frustrations, and suggestions for improvement.

Stay interviews are a must for any organization looking to enhance employee engagement and retention. Managers can extract actionable feedback, foster trust and loyalty, and ensure both parties walk away with tangible outcomes.

Contact Employco for help transforming your workplace culture and driving meaningful change,

Podcast: Responding to an EEOC Charge of Discrimination

Join Rob, Scott, and Jason in this month’s HR podcast as they discuss what happens when a business receives an EEOC charge of discrimination. They go over some best practices and employer guidance, from the moment the complaint arrives in the mail to your options when responding. It’s crucial to act timely!

They also provide some insights on internal investigations, tips for negotiation, maintaining confidentiality, the importance of documentation, EPLI insurance, and more. Towards the end, they’ll also touch on the HR side of March Madness, including office brackets and building camaraderie.

For an effective checklist on “Responding to an EEOC Charge of Discrimination” check out our post here. And, contact us for support with discrimination charges or our no-cost supply of updated labor law posters, we’re here to help:

Podcast: DOL’s New Independent Contractor Rule

HR Chat w/Employco USA: 8 in 10 U.S. Companies Will Track Office Attendance in 2024

A staggering 80% of U.S. companies are poised to monitor whether employees are truly present in the office in 2024. In this HR Chat, Rob and Jason discuss the challenges and opportunities facing businesses navigating the return-to-office transition. From tracking methodologies and punitive consequences to a resurgence of in-office productivity and employee engagement, they dissect some of the complexities employers will face.

Questions? Reach out to for help with return-to-work policies or to request a customizable template based on your individual needs and circumstances.

HR Chat w/Employco USA: March Madness!

It’s that time of year again, March Madness! In this HR chat, Rob and Jason dive into the excitement of office brackets and share best practices to keep your workplace productive. From boosting employee morale to fostering cross-department connections, discover how you can turn this potentially unproductive period into a team-building opportunity.

If you have any questions about workplace policies or guidelines, we’re here to help! Reach out to for assistance. May the odds be ever in your favor!

HR Chat w/Employco USA: Common Employee Communication Mistakes to Avoid

In this HR chat, Rob and Jason explore improving employee communication. They share common mistakes to avoid and practical solutions to enhance communication within your organization. From identifying areas for improvement via surveys to implementing a quarterly state of the union, they provide a number of tips employers can use.

“Only good things can come with better communication.” Contact Employco for help evaluating your current practices or to conduct an employee survey –