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Does this mere title scare you? Have you ever thought about why you might hire someone with a criminal record or do you just expect other firms to do that? One of the big problems in our society is that we in the US jail far more people per capita than other countries. And if they cannot find jobs when they have paid the price for their crimes, how do you expect them to live? So yes, there is a moral case to be made.
There is also a business […]
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The toll of incivility on employees and morale:
Employee productivity, morale and email outside work hours is covered in this article. Note: if you have non-exempt (under the Fair Labor Standards Act) employees and they are checking email, you will need to compensate them for the time too.
Meetings, we all hate meetings -but most organizations need to have some. Good article with useful checklist at end!
Increase your success […]
The salary level test for the Fair Labor Standards Act is rising on December 1 to $913 per week ($47,476 annually.) The duties test and salary basis test are unchanged. This means you must take action by December 1 to review the impact on your organization and make any needed adjustments. Many small organizations do not understand or comply with the duties tests – this can present significant legal and financial risks if an employee or ex-employee reports you to the state wages and hours agency or seeks out […]