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

Focused

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

Full Service

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.   

Heterosexual HR Manager Loses Discrimination Claim

By Joe Boone | July 14, 2019

A heterosexual HR manager fired after writing an angry Facebook post against Target’s policy of allowing transgender individuals to use restrooms according to gender identity could not state a discrimination or retaliation claim, the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled. The plaintiff began working in the Louisiana office of Plant-N-Power Services Inc. (PNP) in…

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Employers Beware: Workplace Gossip about Sex May Risk Liability under Title VII

By Joe Boone | July 10, 2019

Sexually explicit rumors, affairs to influence promotion, jealous male coworkers, sexist remarks by a high-ranking manager, and ultimate retaliation and termination—an episode of Mad Men? The plot of a new show on Netflix? No. Real sexual harassment—at least according to Evangeline Parker, who filed a claim alleging discrimination under Title VII against her former employer,…

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Termination: Your Legal Responsibilities When You Let an Employee Go

By Joe Boone | July 7, 2019

Letting an employee go is challenging for everyone involved. With such a life-changing event, many in the business world feel it is prudent to be as open, honest, and prepared as possible for the way the terminated employee might respond to their termination. Right to Work and At Will Even in right to work states,…

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Employers Take Heed: The EEOC Is Cracking Down On Pay Discrimination

By Joe Boone | July 3, 2019

Equal pay for equal work is a hot topic for employers. In the last few years, several states have passed equal pay laws, while the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) is paying more attention to equal pay issues on the federal level as reflected in recent enforcement actions. Just last month, the EEOC filed two…

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When is Obesity a Disability under the ADA?

By Joe Boone | June 30, 2019

Complying with the Americans with Disabilities Act poses difficult challenges for employers, and one of the toughest issues to come along in recent years is how to deal with obese employees. Thanks to a new decision by the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals, the law appears to be settling on the principle that obesity only…

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Don’t Freeze Up: Know What to Do When ICE Comes Knocking

By Joe Boone | June 26, 2019

Employers should understand how to handle I-9 inspections by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and proactively prepare for possible enforcement actions to avoid penalties and prosecution. While the uptick of ICE’s deportation enforcements has made headlines, their I-9 inspections have received less media attention despite similar dramatic increases. In 2017, ICE conducted 1,360 I-9 inspections,…

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Seventh Circuit: Obesity Alone Is Not A Disability Under the ADA

By Joe Boone | June 23, 2019

As we previously reported, the issue of whether obesity is a legally-protected impairment is complex, and jurisdictions differ on the extent to which they consider obesity to be a disability under the Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”). On June 12, 2019, the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit joined the Second, Sixth,…

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FCRA’s Seven-Year Reporting Window Begins with Charge, Not Dismissal

By Joe Boone | June 19, 2019

The seven-year limit for reporting criminal charges on background checks begins when the charges are filed, not when they’re dismissed, a federal appeals court recently ruled, meaning employers should know that criminal charges exceeding the seven-year limit shouldn’t appear in employment screens. The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled May 14 that the measuring…

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FMLA May Protect Leave for Visits to the Doctor

By Joe Boone | June 16, 2019

A bakery that fired an employee who left work early to see doctors concerning his prostate cancer, for which he sought Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) leave, has viable claims even though his doctor did not timely certify the absences for FMLA leave, a federal district court ruled. The plaintiff worked for Lewis Brothers,…

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Red Flag: When An Employee Raises ADA Issues During Disciplinary Meetings

By Joe Boone | June 10, 2019

The need to consider Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) accommodations can happen at any time during the employment relationship. Generally, an employee will ask for an accommodation before problems with performance emerge. Sometimes, however, an employee decides to notify you of the need for an accommodation when an investigation is underway, when they are being disciplined, or…

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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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