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December Newsletter – Savio In the Know

December 04, 2023 by developers

You have spent so much time and money getting that perfect candidate the offer was made and then.. Your perfect candidate has refused your offer.  Now what.  One of the first things you want to do is contact your local unemployment office and report this refusal… Savio in the Know December 2023 web versionDownload

November Newsletter: Pregnant Workers Fairness Act (PWFA)

November 14, 2023 by Savio HR Solutions

Pregnant Workers Fairness Act (PWFA). This piece of legislation is designed to fill the gaps not addressed by the Pregnancy Discrimination Act, Americans with Disabilities Act and FMLA. The Pregnant Workers Fairness Act went into effect June 27, 2023. Savio in the Know November 2023Download

Defining Management Expectations

August 14, 2019 by Savio HR Solutions

Individual applies for a job based on a job description that defines work tasks and skills, individual is hired, new hire orientation occurs including a whirlwind overview of the company and a quick review of a 100 + page employee handbook.  They start work.  Several months (or in some cases years) the manager reports that the individual is not doing what the manager “expects” (examples:  attendance, cellphone usage, responding to customer calls, timeliness for meetings, helping co-workers, Internet usage, professionalism, etc.).  Occasionally, the issue has been addressed with the employee and the employee simply is unwilling to alter the behavior. …

FMLA Designation

August 14, 2019 by Savio HR Solutions

The FMLA (Family Medical Leave Act) law has been in place since 1993 and the complexity has never worn off.  The act, in total, can be very complex for the employer and the employee.  Below is a brief refresher on the initial process of designation.   Employee Reports or Employer is made aware of the need for leaveEmployer should obtain the expected duration and reason for leaveDetermine if duration and reason fall within the FMLA guidelines If determined an FMLA qualified event: Employee qualification for FMLA must be madeEmployee must have  worked  1250 hours (within the last 12 months) Must have worked…



Disengaged -burnt out Employees got you down-Employee Recognition to the rescue!


February 26, 2024

March 1st is National Employee Recognition Day! Did you know that employees who receive regular well thought out recognition from their supervisors/managers and peers are: 73% less likely to feel burned out. 54% less likely […]

Easy Solutions to improve Employee Retention


February 22, 2024

Let’s talk about Retention!! The last few years have seen changes in employee turnover. In 2020 we were in the midst of COVID, and many employees were laid off due to shutdowns. In 2021 was […]

Make DE&I Initiatives a part of Black History Month


February 12, 2024

Celebrate Black History Month Did you know that honoring the African American culture goes back to 1926. Originally it was one week in February and was known as Negro History Week. February was chosen in […]