CBR is a proud recipient of the Healthy Arizona Worksites Program Copper Award for 2019!

“I want to congratulate all of the employers that have made a commitment to creating healthy worksites,” Dr. Christ said. “When employers implement programs to create healthier places to work, they are developing a more engaged workforce and contributing to the overall health of our communities." - Dr. Christ Minnick About HAWP: "We are not [...]

EEOC RELEASES FISCAL YEAR 2018 ENFORCEMENT AND LITIGATION DATA

U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission sent this bulletin at 04/13/2019 06:15 PM EDT Denver Field OfficeKimberly Smith-BrownChristine NazerJoseph OlivaresJames RyanKim Dulicnewsroom@eeoc.govFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEEEOC RELEASES FISCAL YEAR 2018 ENFORCEMENT AND LITIGATION DATA     WASHINGTON — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) today released detailed breakdowns for the 76,418 charges of workplace discrimination the agency received in [...]

CREATIVE BUSINESS RESOURCES (CBR) ANNOUNCES EXPANSION TO COLORADO

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   CREATIVE BUSINESS RESOURCES (CBR) ANNOUNCES EXPANSION TO COLORADO Leading Provider of Human Resources, Benefits, Payroll Solutions and Risk Management Services Customized for Employers   Denver, CO – November 5th, 2018 – Creative Business Resources (CBR), answering the strong demand for its Human Resources, Benefits, Risk Management, and Payroll Solution services, today [...]

The Latest Trends in Employee Benefits and How They Promote a Happier, More Productive Workforce

For decades, large corporations and many other employers have been offering employee benefits, such as health insurance and retirement plans, as a way to attract and retain talent. However, providing a variety of benefits that support employees’ overall well-being and ability to fulfill goals outside the office can yield an array of advantages for organizations [...]

Are Accountants Entitled to Overtime Pay? Here’s What Firms Should Know

For CPAs and other professionals in the accounting industry, working long hours is common—particularly during tax season. As their average work weeks exceed 40 hours, some accounting firm employees have wondered whether they are entitled to overtime pay. This question hinges on whether they are classified as exempt or nonexempt employees under the federal Fair [...]

New Jersey May Become the 10th State to Mandate Paid Sick Leave—Will Your State Be Next?

In recent years, several states have joined a rapidly growing trend of enacting laws that require private sector employers to provide paid sick leave for their employees. With a bill approved by the New Jersey Assembly on March 26, 2018, it appears likely that New Jersey will become the tenth state to join this movement. [...]

[Infographic] The Importance of Employee Recognition for Business Performance

Did you know that organizations with formal recognition programs have 31% less voluntary turnover than organizations that don't have any program at all? And they're 12X more likely to have strong business outcomes. Do you know what motivates employees, the benefits (and costs) of employee recognition, and how to effectively approach it in your organization? [...]

7 Ways Managers Can Build Trust In The Workplace

How many people trust their managers? A recent study by Edelman found that one in three employees don’t trust their employer. Another study by EY found that number to be even lower, with only 46% having trust in their organization, and 49% in their boss/team. Trust is one of the most important things you need [...]

What Businesses in the Accounting Industry Should Know About California’s New Employment Laws

For employers in California, the beginning of 2018 ushered in a plethora of new employment laws designed to bolster employee rights. These laws—which range from a higher minimum wage to new requirements for the hiring process—apply to nearly all employers in both the public and private sectors. Complying with the new laws may be particularly [...]

7 Critical Steps Employers Should Take to Avoid Workplace Harassment Claims in the “#MeToo” Era

In recent months, numerous prominent individuals—ranging from politicians to celebrities to business executives—have stepped down from positions of power after being publicly accused of sexual harassment or other forms of misconduct. As a growing number of victims have come forward with their allegations, a heightened awareness of what constitutes harassment and how to avoid it [...]