The Constangy, Brooks & Smith Employment Law/HR Resource is employers’ mobile hub for the latest labor and employment law news and information in a quick, easy-to-use non-legalese format. Both in-house counsel and human resources professionals will find the app helpful, from the legal checklists and guides to the calculators and newsletters. And when you have a free moment, there’s even a game. Work-life balance? Got it.
Checklists and Guides
For quick information at your fingertips, this app provides a variety of checklists and short guides on a variety of workplace subjects, including:
- FLSA Exemption Test
- HIPAA Compliance
- OSHA Inspections
- Affirmative Action
- Benefits and Affordable Care Act
- Federal Record Keeping
- Unfair Labor Practices
Check back within the app for more topics as we add them.
Wage and Hour Calculators
These calculators provide a way to compute overtime premiums due on certain bonuses to non-exempt hourly employees, as well as overtime premiums due on salaries for non-exempt employees paid under the fluctuating workweek method.
Employment Law in 25 Words or Less
A constant work in progress, this short glossary of employment law and general legal terms will help workplace professionals find basic definitions of terms and laws quickly.
News and Events
The Constangy app provides the latest in employment law news, including newsletters, blog posts and posted events such as seminars, webinars and workshops that you can sign up for right from the app. If you find something a colleague would enjoy, you can share the news item from within the app via social media – such as LinkedIn, Twitter or Facebook - or send via e-mail.
For a little bit of fun, check out our Work Snips section, a snarky take on workplace topics with a short, Twitter-esque format.
People & Places
Quickly find your Constangy attorneys and offices here, along with short bio and office information, with one tap to call or e-mail. Connect with Constangy attorneys on LinkedIn, and take a look at their Twitter feeds while you’re in the app. App users can also get directions based on their current location, and check out some recommended area restaurants and hotels too.
Workers’ Comp Calculators
Calculate “leave time” – based on start date and either the number of weeks or the end date – as well as life expectancy and present value of payments.
We like to be helpful! Within the app, we house a list of some often-used links for in-house employment law counsel and human resources professionals, such as SHRM, federal agencies such as DOL and NLRB, judiciary sites, and legal and HR news sites.
And what’s a lot of serious business without a little fun? We hope this app is useful and keeps you connected when you need us. But we also hope you’ll enjoy playing “Constangy Take Five” while you’re waiting in line at the airport or just need a moment to relax after a hard day – we know we will as well! To play, line up three or more of our industry icons by swapping out one icon in place of an adjoining one. Points are earned for each icon cleared, and you can challenge yourself to beat your own high scores stored in the app.
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