An Update on claiming WOTC for Hiring Veterans

On December 17, 2010, President Obama signed into law the Tax Relief, Unemployment Insurance Reauthorization and Job Creation Act of 2010, or H.R. 4853 (there’s a mouthful!).  It provided a two year extension of many tax cuts enacted under the Economic Growth and Tax Relief Reconciliation Act of 2001 (EGTRRA). However, much to my disappointment, […]

Which Holiday Does Your Company Observe: MLK Day or Veterans Day?

The Bureau of National Affairs (BNA) conducted a recent survey of holiday practices and found that three in ten employers (30 percent) will give all or most workers a paid holiday on Monday, January 17th in observance of Martin Luther King Day. It got me to wondering how many companies offer their employees a paid […]

What Does Supplier Diversity Have to Do with Employee Diversity?

Many companies realize that the term “diverse” applies to more than just the demographics of the people who work for their organization.  Diversity is also important in determining who to market your company to (and how) and the means by which your company purchases goods and services. When I talk to companies about adding a […]