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Jun 20

WEATHERING THE STORM AND ITS AFTERMATH

        WEATHERING THE STORM AND ITS AFTERMATH Hurricane Matthew was a nice reminder that life in the Sunshine State isn’t always predictable. Prior to Matthew, it had been a while since we had to prepare for and recover from a hurricane.  Quite frankly, this native Floridian enjoyed the break.  If I don’t …

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Jun 28

HR Florida State Council is seeking Volunteer Leaders for 2017!

Are you an HR professional seeking an opportunity to get more involved in the HR Community? Or perhaps you are a current volunteer leader who would like to volunteer at the state level. Well, we have news for you! HR Florida is currently seeking applications for volunteers to serve in various capacities on our State …

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May 24

Call to Action: Fair Labor Standards Act Overtime Regulations

On May 18, 2016, the Department of Labor (DOL) released its final regulations making changes to Part 541 governing overtime exemptions under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). Here are the key elements of the new regulation: Salary Threshold Changed to $913/week ($47,476 per Year) This threshold doubles the current salary threshold level. While this …

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Apr 15

HR’s Most Important Function

 “Which function of HR is the most important?”  That’s a question I was recently asked.  It left me pondering all of the options and possible answers.  For you see, it’s most likely the one that has your immediate attention.  The world of human resources is very diverse—probably more so than any other occupation.  There are …

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Mar 21

HR Recertification – it’s an investment in You!

HR Florida Conference and Expo Congratulations!! We know becoming certified as an HR professional is not easy. Many of you have recently received the new SHRM certifications: SHRM-CP, SHRM-SCP.  There are also many of you PHR or SPHR certified by the Human Resource Certification Institute.  For those of you who are new to this process, …

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