Monthly Archives: November 2016

How HR Audits Can Keep You in Compliance

November 17, 2016

With the constantly shifting landscape of employment and labor laws, it can be difficult for organizations, specifically those without a Human Resources Department, to stay current. Remaining in compliance can seem nearly impossible at times, and without an HR expert in the organization, it is easy for things to get missed. As some might say – “You don’t know what you don’t know!”   While the term “audit” can tend to make people cringe, one of the most comprehensive and efficient ways to give an organization a check-up is to conduct an internal HR Audit. The opportunity to assess current ...

How New OSHA Reporting Rules Affect You

November 17, 2016

In August, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration revised the rules on how employers report incidents and whether or not strict requirements for post-incident drug testing are allowable. The impact of the regulation changes is not totally clear at this time and EctoHR continues to monitor available guidance and case information to ensure that our clients are in compliance with the updated regulations. What is known at this time is that OSHA believes that requiring drug testing for all incidents likely has an impact of keeping employees from reporting accidents and injuries. The final rule, which will take effect on ...

2016 Holiday Calendar

November 16, 2016

Please note our 2016 Holiday Calendar:   Thursday, November 24 Thanksgiving Holiday Office closed   Friday, November 25 Black Friday Office closed, but phones and email will be monitored   Friday, December 23 Observing Christmas Eve Office closed, but phones and email will be monitored   Monday, December 26 Observing Christmas Day Office closed   Friday, December 30 Observing New Year’s Eve Office closed, but phones and email will be monitored   Monday, January 2 Observing New Year’s Day Office closed   If you have any questions, please contact a team member at EctoHR by calling 810-534-0170 or emailing