All In But One’s Shoestrings

“All in but one’s shoestrings” is an idiom that means totally done-in or hanging by a thread. How often have we have seen others nodding...

End Game

We always hope employment relationships go according to plan; however, there are times when employers may be faced with separating an employee due to inappropriate...

Send in the Replacements

It’s said that “Failing to plan is planning to fail.” When it comes to succession planning, many organizations set it aside in favor of more...

Armed and Ready… or Not.

Workplace violence is in the national spotlight. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, nearly two million American workers report having been victims of workplace...

Open Enrollment 2018

Here we are again!  September is just around the corner, heralding the onset of fall, cooler temperatures, and preparation for open enrollment. Since the Affordable...

Hire in Haste, Repent at Leisure

In March, Colorado was one of four states reporting the lowest unemployment rates since 1976, turning in the nation’s lowest rate at 2.6 percent. A tighter...

The Working Families Flexibility Act

Last week, the U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill that would amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 (FLSA) to provide a choice...

One More Piece of the FLSA Puzzle

The highly anticipated Final Rule change to the salary basis threshold goes into effect December 1, 2016. Most employers are focused on analyzing compensation data to...