Amazon to Raise Its Minimum U.S. Wage to $15 an Hour

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Amazon to Raise Its Minimum U.S. Wage to $15 an Hour New level starts Nov. 1, covers more than 250,000 current employees, 100,000 seasonal workers https://www.wsj.com/articles/amazon-to-raise-its-minimum-u-s-wage-to-15-an-hour-1538476027 An Amazon fulfillment center under construction last year in Sacramento, Calif. Photo: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images 491 Comments By Laura Stevens Updated Oct. 2, 2018 1:44 p.m. ET Amazon.com Inc…. Read more »

Hiring Event September 19th in Vanceburg KY! Hiring 12 new Production Associates!

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Business is booming! This top-notch employer is an industry leader and has shown impressive growth over the last few years. Currently, we are hiring 12 new associates. Enjoy weekly pay, competitive wage, excellent benefits, and more. Clean and safe facility with friendly, tenured staff. No prior manufacturing experience required — will train! Work Monday-Friday. Possible… Read more »

Legal Alert – Supreme Court Rules Against Union Fees

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SCOTUS Hands Significant Defeat To Both Public Sector Unions And National Labor Movement 6.27.18 https://www.fisherphillips.com/resources-alerts-scotus-hands-significant-defeat-to-both-public In a 5-4 decision on the final day of the 2017-2018 term, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled today that the First Amendment prohibits public sector entities from collecting fees from non-union members. This decision is a significant blow to public… Read more »

Precision Staffing on SNOW DELAY; employees report to work as normal

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Precision Staffing’s office will be opening late today. Please call 859-272-2030 before coming in to fill out an application, to ensure we are open. All Precision Staffing employees are expected to report to work as normal today. Email us at lexpsi@precisionstaffing.net if you need to discuss changes to your shift. Stay safe everyone!

SHRM Research Finds Some Employees Unaware of Company Sexual Harassment Policies

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Original article found here: https://www.shrm.org/about-shrm/press-room/press-releases/pages/sexual-harassment-survey.aspx Less than one-quarter of employees who experienced sexual harassment reported it Jan 31, 2018 ALEXANDRIA, Va. — Although most employers have a policy on sexual harassment — a basic tool for preventing and addressing inappropriate behavior — some employees are not aware of it, the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM)… Read more »

Employers Report Strong Job Growth, Unemployment Holds Steady

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Full Article Here: https://www.shrm.org/resourcesandtools/hr-topics/talent-acquisition/pages/strong-job-growth-unemployment-holds-steady.aspx The U.S. economy added 228,000 jobs in November, marking 86 months of consecutive job growth, and the unemployment rate remained at 4.1 percent, its lowest level since 2000, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). Wages, long limited during an otherwise strong recovery, rose by 5 cents to $26.55, or by… Read more »

Its almost tax season! Update your address with Precision Staffing!

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In order to make sure you get your W2 in 2018, please contact Precision Staffing and verify your address!!!   Call us at 859-272-2030 Or email lexpsi@precisionstaffing.net    

What employers need to know about the revised I-9 form

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https://www.bizjournals.com/bizjournals/how-to/growth-strategies/2017/08/what-employers-need-to-know-about-the-revised-form.html#i1 Effective September 18, 2017, employers must use a newly revised Form I-9. This marks the thirteenth revision since the Form I-9 was introduced in 1986 and the third revision in just the last four years. It also is the second iteration of the so called “smart” form. U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) first… Read more »

Biased? Not me! Avoiding Bias in the Hiring Process

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http://www.crainscleveland.com/article/20170912/blogs05/135166/biased-not-me-avoiding-unconscious-bias-during-hiring-process In an ideal world, an employer would evaluate candidates based solely on objective, measurable criteria without consideration of any matter not related to job performance. But in reality, many other factors come into play — including biases that the hiring manager is wholly unaware he or she harbors. Although these unconscious biases are unintentional,… Read more »