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No Easy Fix for Overtime-Pay Problems

November 24, 2014
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The solution is to make FLSA compliance easier for employers by simplifying decades-old regulations.
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Preparing for Ebola: Plan, Don’t Panic

November 24, 2014
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The Ebola virus has found its way into the United States, but canceled business trips and forced quarantines are knee-jerk responses that do little to protect employees and can put employers at legal risk, experts say.  


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Data Holds Plan Design, Wellness Answers

November 23, 2014
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The analysis of claims data provides the greatest ability for an employer to have an effect on health care costs and employee health.


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Posting Holiday Party Photos on Social Media? Make Sure Employees Consent

November 20, 2014
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Don’t forget to have your employees sign authorizations before you post holiday party photos online.
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Protecting Trade Secrets in the Cloud

November 14, 2014
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It only takes one layoff to turn a loyal employee into a desperate job seeker looking to provide value to turn a prospective employer into a new job.
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Title VII’s Transgender Protections

November 5, 2014
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The time is coming when LGBTQ discrimination will no longer be allowed. I suggest you get on the bandwagon now, and send a signal to all of your employees that you are a business of inclusion, not one of bigotry and exclusion.
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Ohio Considers Paid Leave for Quarantined Employees

November 3, 2014
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Employers need to be flexible with employees who have potentially been exposed to Ebola or other dangerous infectious diseases.
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Legal Briefing: Worker Barks When He, Service Dog Are Sent Home

November 3, 2014
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Service animals may be a reasonable accommodation for a disability if the employer knows of the disability.
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Aviv Siegel Interview: A Master at Disaster Preparedness

November 3, 2014
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Siegel is chief technology officer and co-founder of AtHoc Inc., a crisis communications company based in San Mateo, California.
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OSHA Issues New Rules for Death, Injury Reporting

November 2, 2014
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The rule updates the list of employers partially exempt from OSHA record-keeping requirements.
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