We have to have a holiday party... right? The holiday season is approaching, and you want to reward your employees for their hard work with a holiday party. But given the risks and liabilities associated with them, it may be time to consider if a holiday party is right for your company. Is a … [Read more...] about The Company Holiday Party: Yes or No Way?
Owning and managing restaurants comes with many responsibilities such as handling costs, knowing competitors, creating new menu offerings, narrowing down vendors, pricing, and the list goes on. This can make it easy to overlook some of the HR related matters that can lead to overall successful … [Read more...] about Top 6 HR Restaurant Issues
In our company-wide Summer Kickoff meeting last month, we were honored to have Tabitha Mpamira-Kaguri speak to the StratEx team. Tabitha is the founder of EDJA, a non-profit organization whose mission is to combat child abuse, sexual assault & domestic violence in Sub-Saharan Africa. EDJA … [Read more...] about StratEx Serves: The EDJA Foundation and Global Citizen Award
The Illinois Secure Choice Savings Act was adopted in 2015 and is finally set to begin implementation in November of 2018. Unless it isn't. In an eleventh hour move, on August 14, 2018, Illinois Governor Rauner issued an amendatory veto to the bill which would have a large impact if passed. … [Read more...] about Primer: Illinois Secure Choice Savings Act
As presidential administrations come and go, Congress continues to attempt (and so far fail) to pass sweeping immigration reform. Immigrants, both naturalized and here on work visas, make up more than 17% of the American workforce, with an estimated additional 5% of the workforce working … [Read more...] about Immigration Compliance for Employers in the Trump Era
On June 23rd, a group of StratExians volunteered through Chicago Cares for their 25th anniversary Serve-a-thon. Each year, the Chicago Cares Serve-a-thon draws 6,000+ volunteers from throughout the Chicagoland area, and for the second consecutive year, a group of StratExians joined the … [Read more...] about StratEx Serves Joins Serve-a-thon
In May 2018, our clients will be able to access the new iteration of one of the most important modules in eStratEx: the New Hire Module. The updates in our New Hire module will affect every user who touches it, by giving New Hires an even more positive experience in managing their own data, and … [Read more...] about Hitting Refresh on the New Hire Module
Over the last month, the debate around gun control has been front and center, amplified by social media and media coverage. While your employees’ values and interests may range across the spectrum, questions around security, crisis management, and workplace resources might be top of mind for your … [Read more...] about Keeping Workplace Violence Away