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Lighthouse Reports

Starting with our March 2009 issue, our bi-monthly Lighthouse Report is web-based. If you would like to be added to our E-News List, see the Sign-Up box to the left.  We have provided the links to our web-based newsletters below,. For your convenience, we have listed some of the articles in these Lighthouse Reports so you don't have to scroll through all of these documents to find what you need.

August 2011

Positive Customer Service

Customer Service as the Key to Organizational Success

Video Conferencing Etiquette

Office Etiquette

July 21st, 2011

Violence in the Workplace

Safe Driving While on the Clock

US DOL Announces New Way to Record Hours

Department of Labor Updates FLSA

Workers in California

July 2011

Importance of Taking Your Vacations

How to Prepare for Hurricane Season

How to Protect Your Workers from the Heat

NC Adopts E-Verify Law

FLSA Requirements Regarding Tipped Employees

March 2011

Employee Contractor vs. Employee

Free Help Line for Employers

Productivity and Safety Programs for NC Employers

Benefit Trends for 2011

November 2010

Party Liability for Holiday Seasons

Holidays and Religion in the Workplace

Important Information about Records Retention

Affirmative Action Requirements for Healthcare Organizations

Is Ethics Training Really Necessary?

July/August 2010

Building an Ethical Organization

FMLA - Definition of Son or Daughter

Healthcare Reform Extends Coverage to your Adult Children

Going Wireless - Implications for Non-Exempt Work Time


Technology - Employer Right to Monitor and/or Search?

April/May 2010

Unpaid Intern Alert

Patient Protection and Affordable Healthcare Act Includes Fair Labor Standards Act Agreement

Pre-Employment Screening - Why Bother?

Small Employer Healthcare Tax Credit

HR Posters

November 2009

The Genetic Information Non-Disclosure Act of 2008

Balancing Religious Traditions with Legal Requirements

End of Year Benefits Statements

August 2009

The Importance of Business Continuity Planning

Flu Information for Businesses

Back to School

May 2009

Understanding Variable Pay

Hiring FAQ for NC Small Business Owners

Legislative Update

March 2009

Alternatives to Layoffs in a Down Economy

Leveraging Total Rewards During Economic Turbulence

Developing a Sound Base Compensation Program

January 2009 Lighthouse Report

Americans with Disabilities Act effective 01-01-09 (for employers with at least 15 employees)

Family/Medical Leave Act new Military Provisions effective 01-16-09 ( for employers with at least 50 employees within a 75 mile radius)

Independent Contractor or Employee?

September/October 2008 Lighthouse Report

EEO-Report Due 09-30-08 (federal contractors and employers with at least 100 employees)

Americans with Disabilities Guidance: Performance & Conduct (for employers with at least 15 employees)

Building an Ethical Workplace

Exempt/Non-Exempt Classification Guidance

July 2008 Lighthouse Report

Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act becomes effective in May '09

Americans with Disabilities Act Update (for employers with at least 15 employees)

What is Employment-At-Will?

Planning Tips for your Employee Handbook

May 2008 Lighthouse Report

Bullying in the Workplace: Study & Court Ruling

Policy for Reporting Potential Ethics Violations

Employee Guidelines: Who Needs Them? (for small business)

March 2008 Lighthouse Report

Posting OSHA Form 300A (employers with more than 10 employees)

Getting OSHA Information & Assistance (for small business)

Training Tips

February 2008 Lighthouse Report

NC Parental Leave

NC Workplace Violence Prevention Act

Military Leave (USERRA)

Vacations & Breaks

November 2007 Lighthouse Report

Performance Management: Effective Feedback

Disabled Access Credit (for small business)

October 2007 Lighthouse Report

Performance Management: Orientation

Basic Principles of Learning

September 2007 Lighthouse Report

 Performance Management: Establishing Clear Expectations

 EEO-Affirmative Action-Diversity: What's the Difference?

August 2007 Lighthouse Report

Performance Management: Overview

Employees Typically Undervalue Benefits


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