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Intern Season Is Here

 

  It’s almost intern season – when college students are out for the summer and look to build their resume. You’ll recall that last year, the DOL dropped its strict “six-factor test” for determining whether an intern qualifies as an employee entitled to at least minimum wage and overtime pay, under the FLSA. Under this […]

 

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The Case for Partnering with a PEO

 

  There’s a reason your job gets you out of bed in the morning, and it’s not the paperwork and other back-office tasks. As a business owner and leader, you’re driven to grow your revenue, improve your product or service, and collaborate with other talented people. And yet, those administrative tasks are calling your name […]

 

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ADA Compliance and Your Company’s Website — Should You Actually Be Worried?

 

  The Americans with Disabilities Act was instituted in 1990 in an effort to end discrimination based on differing abilities. Drawing heavily from the landmark Civil Rights Act of 1964, which established protections against discrimination based on race, religion, sex or national origin, the ADA went a step further by requiring organizations to provide “reasonable […]

 

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50% of Employees Leave Because of Their Managers: 3 Things That’ll Get Them To Stay

 

  Fewer than one-third of employees in the U.S. are engaged in their work, and a recent study links that low number directly to managers. Gallup’s latest study surveyed over 7,000 employees to examine how their managers’ behavior impacts engagement, and ultimately, whether or not workers jump ship. The study found that bad managers have […]

 

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Summer Dress at Work: What’s Appropriate and What’s Not

 

  Many companies have adopted a more-casual approach to dress codes in recent years. But just how casual should the dress code get in the summer months? Flip-flops? Shorts? Leggings? Short skirts? Spaghetti-strap tops? What’s appropriate and what’s not? Preventing Dress-Code Violations Because summer clothing can be more casual and revealing than attire worn at […]

 

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ICE Planning Surge of I-9 Audits This Summer | Worksite immigration-enforcement investigations already double that of 2017

 

  On November 6, 1986, the enactment of the Immigration Reform and Control Act required employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of their employees and created criminal and civil sanctions for employment-related violations. Section 274A (b) of the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA), codified in 8 U.S.C. § 1324a (b), requires employers to […]

 

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