Center for Human Resources Support
The Center for Human Resources Support (CHRS) at PRINTING United Alliance provides expert assistance in labor and employment issues and how those impact all businesses. CHRS helps businesses stay up to date on labor laws, regulations, trends, and how to implement them. CHRS also provides thoughtful perspectives on talent management, workforce training, education, diversity, equity, and inclusion, as well as expert analysis of the developments in the Human Resources and labor relations fields.
Check out the HR Updates for emerging workplace issues, critical news, trends and analysis.
How Legislative and Regulatory Changes Affect Printing Businesses
In the past year, while the attention of many printing business owners and high-level managers was on common challenges — mainly labor shortages and supply chain disruptions — changes in federal and state regulations continued to change and develop. Further, the economic environment within which we operate continued its rather unorthodox moves. To dig deeper into recent developments in these spaces, what they mean, and what printers should pay attention to in the year ahead, an esteemed group of industry experts, assembled here, provides meaningful insight.
Selling the Sizzle of the Printing Industry to Attract Young Talent
In this February 15, 2023 episode of Baldwin Technology “Unlocking Potential” podcast, host Gabrielle Bejarano sits down with Adriane Harrison, VP of Human Relations Consulting at PRINTING United Alliance, Mike Nelson, Engineering Manager at Baldwin Technology’s AMS Spectral UV business, and Rich Bennett, President of Baldwin Technology’s AMS Spectral UV business, to discuss how to attract young talent to the industry.
Member Benefits: Meet Adriane Harrison of PRINTING United Alliance
As a member of PRINTING United Alliance, you have access to Adriane Harrison, vice president of human relations consulting, who can help you avoid costly department of labor fines. In this exclusive interview, Adriane shares real-life scenarios in which she was able to offer expertise and insight on human relations issues in the workplace.
The Role of Caregivers and How Employers Can Better Support Their Caregiver Employees
On this episode of the Impressions Xchange podcast, NAPCO Media Senior Content Editor Dan Marx speaks with Kerrie Mallory-Thompson, marketing specialist at Mutoh, about being a caregiver and a full-time employee. Later in the episode, we speak with Adriane Harrison, VP of human relations consulting at PRINTING United Alliance, about what companies can do to better support caregiver employees.
Bridging The Age Gap in The Workplace
Companies are facing the continuing challenge of integrating a multi-generational workforce and learning how to create a work environment that appeals to the youngest workers: Generation Z. Gen Z, who were born between 1996 and 2012, are the next wave of employees who will help our businesses thrive.
Cal/OSHA Announces Final Non-Emergency Regulation for COVID-19
California’s COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS) that has been in place for several years and has evolved as more was learned about COVID-19 is set to expire on December 31. Consequently, the Cal/OSHA Standards Board has announced that a new proposed Non-Emergency Regulation, revised in …
The EEOC Requires New Mandatory Posters in the Workplace
The federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has issued a new poster about workplace discrimination that must be hung in all workplaces with 15 or more employees. This new “Know Your Rights: Workplace Discrimination is Illegal” poster replaces the former “EEO is the Law” discrimination …
Washington State Requires Posting of Updated Job Safety Poster
Washington State’s Department of Labor and Industry (L&I) recently completed rulemaking to increase worker protection from discrimination by extending the amount of time employees must file a complaint from 30 days to 90 days. To be consistent with these rule changes, L&I updated the required Job Safety …
A Growing Trend: Pay Transparency Laws
A new trend has emerged across the country as state and local governments attempt to address pay equity in the workforce. A growing number of jurisdictions have passed or proposed pay disclosure legislation, also known as “pay transparency laws.” Pay transparency laws are meant to reduce gender and racial …