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Keep up with the latest human resources (HR) news in the State of Arkansas, and national news as it applies to Human Resources Managers in Arkansas.

Internal Revenue Service issues the 2019 optional standard mileage rates

The Internal Revenue Service today issued the 2019 optional standard mileage rates used to calculate the deductible costs of operating an automobile for business, charitable, medical or moving purposes.


As recently noted, the Arkansas minimum wage rate is increasing to $9.25/hour beginning January 1, 2019

Arkansas Supreme Court Reverses and Dismisses Lower Court Ruling - Clears Road for Medical Marijuana

On Thursday, the Arkansas Supreme Court reversed and dismissed a lower court's ruling that prevented State officials from issuing cultivation licenses to businesses, which would allow these businesses to grow marijuana.

Pot Talk: Questions Surrounding Marijuana Legalization and Employment

Arkansas voters will see two ballot initiatives supporting the legalization of marijuana for medical use this November. If either initiative passes, employers should be prepared to address the complex workplace issues that will inevitably arise as employers seek to juggle newly created protections for marijuana users with maintaining a safe and productive workplace.

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