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Quicken Verdict Gives Employers Hope on Overtime

June 10, 2011
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In a case that began in 2004, the jury in the U.S. District Court in Detroit dashed the hopes of 359 former loan officers by finding that Quicken did not misclassify them as “administrative” employees exempt from overtime compensation.
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Supreme Court Finds Devil's in the Details of Summary Plan Descriptions

June 9, 2011
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HR managers dealing with retirement plan information need to make sure that information in the plan documents and summary plan descriptions are consistent while keeping information as simple as possible.
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Benefits Managers Turning to HR Blogs for Advice and Insight

June 9, 2011
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Are benefits managers following blogs or social media to help them make informed decisions, and if so, which ones are they following? Which human resources bloggers do they trust and what kinds of information are they seeking?
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Out of Site: Remote Possibilities

June 6, 2011
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More employers are benefiting from a mobile workforce through improved productivity, increased employee satisfaction and reduced costs, but they also face new management challenges.
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<i>Workforce Management</i>, June 2011

June 6, 2011
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Preview the June 2011 Table of Contents.
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Hiring Ban After Failed Drug Test and the ADA

June 5, 2011
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A rule that bars hiring or rehiring employees who have tested positive for drugs, even if it affects an employee who may otherwise be protected under the ADA or similar state statutes, does not violate those acts.
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The Last Word: Fathers Figure

June 3, 2011
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Men are more likely to go to their kids’ games and not say why they left the office early.
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Mission Impossible Sustaining Employer-Sponsored Group Health Insurance

June 3, 2011
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Currently employees have no incentive to control their health care costs; they don’t know what the costs are. And because someone else is paying for most of their coverage, they probably don’t care.
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