Thursday, September 15, 2005

IRS Mileage Rate Increased for Rest of 2005

In response to rising gas prices the IRS has increased the mileage rate from 40.5 to 48.5 cents per business mile driven between September 1 and December 31, 2005. You can always go straight to the source at

Wednesday, September 07, 2005

HR Volunteers Needed in Louisiana

"Sue Meisinger, president and CEO of the Society of Human Resource Management, issued this call Wednesday to SHRM members:

'In my e-mail to SHRM members last Friday, I encouraged you to contribute in some way to the overall Hurricane Katrina relief efforts. An opportunity has arisen that we think is an ideal way for our members to contribute their expertise and energy to the relief efforts.' "


I-9 Standards Relaxed for Hurricane Victims

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced on Tuesday that, for the time being, it will not sanction employers who hire people lacking full documentation of their citizenship as a result of Hurricane Katrina.