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.
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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 …
The NLRB Proposes Changes to the Joint-Employer Standard
The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has proposed a change to the Joint-Employer Standard, a rule that has been part of a political tug-of-war since 2015. The proposed new rule will significantly loosen the requirements for a company to be considered a joint employer, thus triggering a cascade of …
How to Measure the 'S' in ESG
Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) issues are an increasingly important consideration for all companies. ESG reporting has been proposed by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for publicly-held companies, and ESG is a factor in the investment decisions of fund managers. Even though …
Hiring People with Disabilities: Employer Resources
People with disabilities play a vital role in making our nation's workforce diverse and inclusive. Are you a business leader looking to hire or recruit employees with disabilities? These resources can assist employers in hiring people with disabilities.
The Value of Mentoring
In this article, Adriane Harrison, Vice President of Human Relations Consulting, discusses the value of mentoring. The Women's Print Mentoring Network, administered by PRINTING United Alliance, is a place for women in the printing industry to connect and grow professionally.
Maryland Enacts Paid Family Leave Law
A paid family leave law was enacted in Maryland in April. The Maryland Time to Care Act of 2022 (MTTCA), will be phased in over the next several years. The new law applies to all employers with 15 or more employees, including government authorities, as well as all employees in Maryland (no matter the …
New York City Wage Transparency Law Enacted
The New York City Council enacted a pay transparency law that is effective on November 1, 2022, that requires employers that seek employees living or working in New York City to include the minimum and maximum wage and salary information for all job postings.