Category: MyHRBuzz Podcast

Hosted by the CEO of MyHRConcierge, Chris Cooley, MyHRBuzz Podcast is a podcast about current HR topics and stories. Each episode, we break down the business of HR and employee issues while helping you avoid expensive risks.

Gender Identity: Guidance Under Title VII

Last Updated on August 20, 2023 With the landmark Supreme Court ruling in Bostock v. Clayton County, Georgia, it was affirmed that Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, which prohibits employment discrimination based on sex, also extends to cover discrimination based on gender identity and sexual orientation. In light of this, it […]

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Pay Transparency Expectations for Your Company

Last Updated on March 8, 2023 Employers Continue to Prepare for Pay Transparency As the number of places that require pay transparency rises, it’s clear that the trend of pay transparency is not going away. Just because the state you’re operating in doesn’t yet require disclosing salary or pay equity information, it’s advised that you […]

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Podcast: Explaining Pay Transparency Laws – What Employers Should Know

Last Updated on February 10, 2023 Chris Cooley and HR expert Emily Frederick discuss pay transparency laws including what some states are requiring and how employers can prepare for pay transparency compliance.  Timestamps:  1:24  What does pay transparency mean for an employer?  1:45  What is the goal of pay transparency? 2:12  Why is it important […]

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Podcast: Discussing Senior Living Industry Background Checks In Depth.

Last Updated on June 14, 2022 In this episode, we talk about background screening in the Senior Living industry. Chris and Kim talk with our guest Suzy Hansmann, Sr. Vice President of Human Resources at Grace Management, Inc. about the importance of using the right process for background checks in the Senior Living industry.

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Podcast: Part 2 OSHA ETS, Does This Affect You?

Last Updated on November 5, 2021 Part 2 of our Join Chris Cooley as he breaks down how to determine if you meet the 100 employee threshold for the OSHA ETS Vaccination Mandate. We also discuss part-time, contract, seasonal employees, and more…

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Podcast: Part 1. Jan 4th OSHA ETS for Employers 100+ Explained

Last Updated on November 5, 2021 As large businesses receive news of the mandatory Jan 4 deadline for COVID-19 vaccination, this creates many questions. Chris Cooley breaks down some of these FAQ’s and prepares us for the ramifications of the mandate.  This podcast helps to work through the details.

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Podcast: OSHA Vaccination ETS & Important Guidance For Employers

Last Updated on September 20, 2021 Steps For Employers To Reduce Risk Prior To The OSHA Vaccination & Testing Mandate On Sept. 9, 2021, President Biden announced that the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is developing an emergency temporary standard (ETS). The new ETS will require private-sector employers with 100 or more employees to […]

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Podcast: It’s Not Over… Long-Haul Covid-19 Symptoms May Affect The Workplace

Introducing Long-Haul Covid. In this episode learn how this has been affecting the workplace. Did you know employees that have lingering COVID symptoms after testing negative can be protected under the Americans with Disabilities Act? Join Chris as he talks with John Yerger of MyHRConcierge about what employers should do when employees have these lingering symptoms.

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Podcast: Vaccination Policy Know-How. All About Vaccination Policy For Employers

Last Updated on August 31, 2021 Protect yourself with a vaccination policy. Are you an employer struggling with how to communicate your COVID policies? Join Chris as he talks with John Yerger of MyHRConcierge about what you need to know about implementing a COVID vaccination policy. Read our supporting article as well. Click HERE. Bookmarks: 1:43    Do […]

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Podcast: Gender Identity Considerations In The Workplace

Last Updated on July 28, 2021 In this episode, Chris will talk with labor attorney Wendy Shelton, of Nippes Healy & Gault on the issue of Diversity Equity and Inclusion (DEI) in regards specifically to gender identity and acknowledgment in the workplace. We look at ethical and legally compliant treatment of gender recognition in the […]

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Podcast: How To Prevent Adverse Action Lawsuits With Proper Screening

Last Updated on June 17, 2021 Employers can protect themselves from adverse action with this information. In this episode, we welcome Kim Lewis, of MyHRScreens to discuss why adverse action is important to prevent costly and resource-draining adverse action litigation. By doing accurate and careful employee screening you can prevent costly mistakes. 

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Podcast: Never Overlook Social Media Screening

Last Updated on May 10, 2021 It is not unusual to peruse the social media of possible candidates, however, did you know there is an FCRA compliant way to do this? Performing social media screening correctly can mitigate adverse action legal troubles. The podcast below explains more on this trending topic.

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This 2020 HR Checklist Helps End The Year In Compliance

Last Updated on November 8, 2023 See our updated HR Checklist HERE. Out with 2020, in with the new year. In many ways, the final weeks of the year can be a little less demanding for most employees—a season of office parties, celebratory staff lunches, and vacation time. However, it’s one of the busiest periods […]

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Podcast: What’s the Risk? To Screen Or Not To Screen Employees?

Last Updated on January 11, 2021 It’s always a question for employers. Do I spend the money to screen an employee, and what if I decided not to? There is a real risk! Our answer… It’s a big one.  Listen as Kim Lewis, with MyHRScreens™ weighs in on employee screening. The pros and the cons […]

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Podcast: CA vs. TX Supreme Court Case — ACA in the future

Last Updated on October 27, 2020   NEW! MyHRBuzz – The Podcast In this episode, we visit with Misty Baker, Director of Compliance and Governmental Affairs for BenefitMall. We will discuss the upcoming CA vs. TX Supreme Court case and how it could potentially affect the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and healthcare going forward. Subscribe […]

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