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News, Tips, & Insights from Staff & Guests

News, Tips, & Insights from Staff & Guests

Welcome to The Commons, 501 Commons' blog, where we'll be sharing:

  • How-tos, tips, and tricks from nonprofit tech, finance, HR, and other areas
  • News and updates about upcoming events, programs, and services
  • Thought-provoking pieces around topics, such as skills-based volunteerism, nonprofit management, and more
  • Stories from clients about the impact of 501 Commons' programs and services

Plus, we invite your comments! Add your thoughts to these posts, so our blog truly becomes "The Commons."

Overtime Rules Come to a Halt

Published Dec 19, 2016 10:00 AM

One week before the anticipated Dec. 1, 2016 implementation date of the Department of Labor’s (DOL) updated overtime rules, a federal judge issued a preliminary injunction halting the new regulations.

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An Inclusive Holiday Policy is a Must for All Organizations

Published Dec 15, 2016 08:50 AM

Make sure your human resources policies recognize your employee’s diverse religious and cultural practices. It is important to have an inclusive holiday policy that’s equitable, flexible, and clearly articulated.

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Helpful Resources: Annual Reports

Published Dec 08, 2016 09:03 AM

As the calendar year turns toward 2017, it’s now time for nonprofits to start thinking about creating their annual reports.

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Finance Quick Consult Can Answer Your Questions

Published Dec 01, 2016 02:11 PM

Do you have a quick question about your finances that not even Google can answer? We are happy to announce the launch of Finance Quick Consult!

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