You Don’t Have to Dread Performance Reviews

We often receive ambivalent responses from employers when we ask about implementing a meaningful performance review system. And we hear frustration from employees, who complain that they are never reviewed. These negative perceptions of performance reviews are widespread; in fact, the Washington Post recently published an article titled: “Study finds that basically every single person hates performance reviews.” It’s […]

Six HR Resolutions to Make – and Keep – in 2017

In the ever-changing world of HR compliance and best practices, it’s hard to keep up with what small companies should – and should not – be doing.  Here are six essential resolutions to help you avoid HR traps now, and into the New Year: 1. Use the New I-9 Form The USCIS will publish […]

What You Need to Know About the New Pay Equity Act

On August 1st, 2016, Governor Baker signed the Pay Equity Act.  This Act prohibits employers from discrimination between genders in paying wages and other compensation for comparable work. Currently, employers cannot pay employees of different genders differently for comparable work.  In determining if work is comparable, courts look to see […]