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Our team of professionals has over 47 years of Human Resources management experience in various industries throughout the country.

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Having a diverse number of consultants allows us to put YOU, our client, first!

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The laws and regulations covering human resources change on a daily basis, and we allow you to focus on your specific business operations, while we manage you human resources needs and objectives.

Welcome

Every business needs someone to manage hiring, training, salaries, and employee relations. Whether you sell products or services, Strategic HR Solutions, LLC can help your company identify and meet your human resources goals and objectives..

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Proven Results

Ask our clients what made them choose us and you’re likely to get many different answers. There’s one thing they’ll all agree on though; we deliver outstanding results in record time.

Did You Know?

A periodic HR audit can qualify its effectiveness within an organization. HR audits may accomplish a variety of objectives, such as ensuring legal compliance; helping maintain or improve a competitive advantage; establishing efficient documentation and technology practices; and identifying strengths and weaknesses in training, communications and other employment practices.   

DOL Issues Opinion Letter on FMLA Leave and IEP Meetings

By Joe Boone | October 20, 2019

The U.S. Department of Labor/Wage and Hour Division has continued its practice of issuing opinion letters. It recently issued an opinion letter that addresses the question of whether an employee may take FMLA leave to attend a Committee on Special Education (“CSE”) meeting to discuss a child’s Individualized Education Program (“IEP”). See DOL Opinion Letter…

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De mortuis nil nisi bonum

By Joe Boone | October 16, 2019

The death of an employee is an upsetting and traumatic occurrence. It is also very likely to be unexpected. Thus, it is preferable to have a basic framework in mind for dealing with such an occurrence before it happens. This post is intended to give you an overview of three of the many important considerations…

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Employers, Can You Fire An Employee For Being Gay or Transgender?

By Joe Boone | October 13, 2019

We will soon see—at least under federal law. What am I talking about? This past week, the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) heard oral arguments on three cases in order to decide whether discrimination based on sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or transgender status constitutes discrimination “on the basis of sex.” Let’s…

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Verify, Re-Verify, But Don’t Over-Verify: I-9 Compliance During an Era of Increased Enforcement

By Joe Boone | October 10, 2019

There has been a surge in workplace enforcement actions by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), according to statistics published by Homeland Security Investigations (HSI), the division of ICE tasked with using civil investigations and criminal prosecutions to deter companies from hiring unauthorized workers. This surge in HSI investigations and penalties against employers signals a…

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Do You Need An Employee Handbook?

By Joe Boone | October 6, 2019

As a small business owner, it can sometimes feel impossible to do it all. It’s difficult enough to ensure that employees are performing quality work, let alone have to be concerned about issues with problems including attendance, the dress, and how each employee should work together. One of the ways to help enforce these rules…

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How to Avoid Missteps When an Employee Goes Through a Divorce

By Joe Boone | October 2, 2019

Employers must walk a tightrope between being professional but compassionate with employees going through a divorce, while remaining in compliance with employment and benefits laws. Sometimes employees going through a divorce falter and must be counseled on poor performance. Other times, they may need someone at work to simply listen as they talk about what…

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New Overtime Rule Raises Salary Cut-Off to $35,568

By Joe Boone | September 25, 2019

Employees who make less than $35,568 are now eligible for overtime pay under a final rule issued today by the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL). The new rate will take effect Jan. 1, 2020. To be exempt from overtime under the federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), employees must be paid a salary of at least the threshold amount and meet…

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Employers Gain Flexibility to Regulate Nonemployee Access to Property under the NLRA

By Joe Boone | September 22, 2019

On September 6, 2019, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB or Board) issued its decision in Kroger Limited Partnership I Mid-Atlantic, 368 NLRB No. 64, and officially rejected the idea that employers that allow civic and charitable organizations to fundraise on their property must also allow nonemployee union agents to solicit on employer property in…

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Supreme Court to Decide if LGBT Workers Are Protected from Employment Discrimination

By Joe Boone | September 18, 2019

For roughly 10 years, Gerald Bostock worked as a child welfare services coordinator for Clayton County, Georgia, with happy results. Bostock was widely praised, and his boss gave him consistently positive reviews. Then Bostock began participating in a gay softball league and people started criticizing and disparaging him for it, as well as for his…

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Don’t Dally on Your Data​: Pay Data Required on EEO-1 Forms by September 30, 2019

By Joe Boone | September 4, 2019

The EEOC’s revised EEO-1 form, which now includes employee pay data, must be filed for covered employers for calendar years 2017 and 2018 by September 30, 2019. Remember that EEO-1 forms are required of all employers with 100 or more employees, as well as federal government contractors who have 50 or more employees and contracts…

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Testimonials

Larry Reitz, President, Larry Reitz and Associates - Joe and his team at Strategic HR Solutions, LLC provided some much needed leadership training to our management team, and also provided training to them on how to conduct an effective performance review.  I would recommend them to any organization looking for support in the area of Human Resources. (5/17/2017)

Jathan Wright, Clerk-Treasurer, City of Linton, Indiana - Strategic HR Solutions, LLC was recently hired by the city to help develop a new handbook for our city employees. They also helped us establish and modernize policies and procedures for our employees. They are very knowledgeable Human Resources professionals and I would recommend them for any HR project for any company. (7/1/2016)

Amanda Millington, CEO, Pyramid Technology Services - We had the privilege of working with Strategic HR Solutions and their very competent team of professionals in the development and implementation of our employee handbook.  Joe Boone and his team were very instrumental in making sure this was a comprehensive and detailed handbook, and that it was received well by our employees.  We would not hesitate to recommend this company for any human resources needs by any sized company.  (04/26/2016)

Joshua Riggins, Compliance Officer, Farmers and Mechanics Federal Bank - Farmers and Mechanics contracted with Strategic HR Solutions and Joe Boone to help us draft and prepare our Employee Handbook. He assisted us in taking many disorganized policies and placing them into a comprehensive document to help our employees more thoroughly understand their responsibilities and the benefits of working for our institution. Joe was a tremendous asset to have for this project. Without reservation we would recommend HR Solutions for any HR need. (11/19/2015)

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