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
Each year, StratEx awards our highest honor, the Jim Vedda Award, to one deserving StratExian. The award recipient is chosen by past winners and embodies the values we hold highest at StratEx: integrity, respect and innovation. On March 1, 2018, this year's award was presented to Libby Harris, … [Read more...] about Jim Vedda Award Winner 2018
In the April 2018 eStratEx update, there will be some big improvements made to our Report Library. In response to some great feedback we’ve received from our clients, we’re improving the ease of reviewing and accessing the available reports. While there is a large selection of reports available … [Read more...] about Reporting Upgrade: On the Way!
Recently, a client reached out to us regarding conflict management issues stemming from political disagreements between employees. As you can imagine, when two employees take opposite sides on a particular issue, not only will they be unlikely to change each other’s mind, it can quickly turn … [Read more...] about Talking Politics at Work