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    Lauren Brown

    Lauren is an aPHR®-certified member of the Marketing team at Bernard Health. She writes about healthcare insights, employment law, and HR solutions.
    What is an HR Audit and How Should Employers Conduct Them?
    By Lauren Brown on March 18, 2021 | 5 min read time

      HR audits are not only a useful tool in determining strengths and weaknesses in a department, but they also help make sure the organization is...

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    OSHA Regulations: New Program Outlines COVID-19 Workplace Guidelines
    By Lauren Brown on March 17, 2021 | 3 min read time

    On March 12, 2021, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) released details of a new national emphasis program that will...

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    Labor Law Compliance for HR and Small Organizations in 2021
    By Lauren Brown on March 16, 2021 | 4 min read time

    Maintaining compliance is one of the most important ongoing tasks that HR teams face, especially during a time when many workforces are still...

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    What is the PRO Act and What Should Employers Know About It?
    By Lauren Brown on March 12, 2021 | 3 min read time

    The U.S. House of Representatives recently passed the most sweeping labor reform bill since 1935. Known as the PRO Act, this legislation...

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    HR Employee Record Retention Guidelines in 2021
    By Lauren Brown on March 11, 2021 | 3 min read time

    Though HR teams and employers are used to filling out and storing employee documents, it can easily get overwhelming to keep track of employee...

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    Defined: What is Workers' Compensation?
    By Lauren Brown on March 10, 2021 | 2 min read time

    Workers’ compensation is a critical way for employers to protect their employees and their organization. Even though workers’ comp is nothing...

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    International Women’s Day: How Employers Can Support Women at Work
    By Lauren Brown on March 8, 2021 | 4 min read time

    Women are leaving the workforce at an alarming rate due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and companies could lose out on a generation of strong...

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    Defined: Employee Relations and How it Affects Retention
    By Lauren Brown on March 8, 2021 | 4 min read time

    Focusing on strategies to evaluate and improve employee relations can help boost company culture, reduce turnover, and help the overall wellbeing...

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    How Do You Conduct Job Orientation During COVID-19?
    By Lauren Brown on March 4, 2021 | 4 min read time

    Orientation is usually an opportunity for companies to welcome new employees, set up their workstation, and introduce them to colleagues on...

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    A Guide for Employee Tax Questions in 2021
    By Lauren Brown on March 2, 2021 | 5 min read time

    Tax season is busy for employers on both a personal and professional level. With responsibilities that carry a heavy weight—including...

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