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January 31, 2017

Top HR News from Around the Web—January 31, 2017

Top HR News from Around the Web—January 31, 2017

By Kit Dickinson on January 31, 2017

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There’s a lot going on in the world of Human Resources and Payroll. We’ll help you stay connected and informed with the latest news and developments. These are a few of the top HR articles we’ve assembled from the last month that address the challenges facing HR and payroll right now.

Take a look at the big news in HR.

Viewpoint: HR Systems of Record Have Evolved Considerably

Via SHRM. HR technology is advancing at a rapid pace. As HR tech evolves, HR itself is evolving—from systems of record to systems of engagement. What’s next on the horizon for HR as mobile apps arrive on the scene?

Stuck in OT Rule Limbo? 3 Ways to Reduce Your Legal Vulnerability

Via HR Morning. The Department of Labor’s Overtime Rule is in limbo, which means employers are in limbo as well. The state of the OT rule exposes many companies to new potential liabilities. Find out if you’re one of them.

Emotional Distress Damages Allowed Under FLSA

Via HRUSA. It’s official. Employees can now add emotional distress damages to their FLSA lawsuits. The Fifth Circuit Court in December ruled that juries may receive instruction on emotional distress damages when considering an employee’s FLSA retaliation claim. Get the details here.

Nonprofit Workplace Challenges Predicted For 2017

Via The Nonprofit Times. Staffing, workflow, finance and fundraising will be the trends to watch in nonprofit operations during 2017. Here are the predictions for the year.

Overtime Rule May Still Partially Apply

Via SHRM. Some attorneys are saying that the November 22, 2016, court order blocking the new overtime rule’s higher salary level does not apply to the rule’s increased salary level for the highly compensated employee (HCE) exemption. Find out more here.

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