Germeen Tanas

Germeen is an aPHR-certified writer on the marketing team at BerniePortal. She writes about HR, healthcare, and benefits.
Germeen Tanas
    What Is Work-Life Harmony?
    Picture of Germeen Tanas Germeen Tanas | February 23, 2024

    The word “balance” often denotes struggle. Many people think of that feeling they get when they’re about to slip on ice and have to regain composure...

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    5 Signs Your Office Is Not OSHA Compliant
    Picture of Germeen Tanas Germeen Tanas | February 21, 2024

    No one should have to face injury or death to receive a paycheck. Congress created The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) from the...

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    How to Fill Out Form W-4 in 2024
    Picture of Germeen Tanas Germeen Tanas | February 21, 2024

    Form W-4 is crucial to employee tax reporting and employer withholding. This form got a major overhaul from the IRS in 2020, but there are some...

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    What Is HIPAA?
    Picture of Germeen Tanas Germeen Tanas | February 15, 2024

    Employees who aren’t trained in HIPAA can pose an expensive risk to your organization. In June of 2023, Yakima Valley Memorial Hospital paid $240,000...

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    Does an SMB Really Need HR?
    Picture of Germeen Tanas Germeen Tanas | February 14, 2024

    According to SHRM, “Businesses require some kind of HR function as soon as they hire their first employee.”

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    What Should HR Know About Antitrust Laws?
    Picture of Germeen Tanas Germeen Tanas | February 9, 2024

    In 2011, the Department of Justice filed a lawsuit against Adobe, Apple, Intel, Google, and Pixar because they agreed not to solicit any of each...

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    What Is the Equal Pay Act?
    Picture of Germeen Tanas Germeen Tanas | February 8, 2024

    Before 1963, wage and employment decisions were frequently made on the basis of sex, marital status, and other factors that did not measure merit....

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    What’s the Difference Between W-2 and 1099 Workers?
    Picture of Germeen Tanas Germeen Tanas | February 2, 2024

    In 2022, Attorney General Racine filed a lawsuit against Arise Virtual Solutions and Comcast Cable Communications Management for failing to pay...

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    DOL Independent Contractor Rule Takes Effect
    Picture of Germeen Tanas Germeen Tanas | February 1, 2024

    The FLSA 2021 IC rule defined “employer” and “employee”, but failed to provide clear definitions of independent contractors and employer-employee...

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    How to Identify Phishing Emails
    Picture of Germeen Tanas Germeen Tanas | February 1, 2024

    In March of 2017, Google and Facebook confirmed they fell victim to a massive phishing scam.

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