2013Mar
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TOP 10 EMPLOYEE HANDBOOK MISTAKES

1.  Not Having Your Handbook Reviewed by a Lawyer You’re smart. You know your business. You may even be a lawyer. But as the saying goes, “A doctor is his own worse patient,” so get objective eyes to take a look at your employee handbook. It is very easy for people to misunderstand or misinterpret…

2012Nov
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PAYING EMPLOYEES FOR WEATHER RELATED ABSENCES

The rules which apply to whether or not you have to pay your employees for whether related absences depends on whether they are considered exempt or non-exempt employees. Most employees are considered non-exempt under the federal Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and are covered by the FLSA’s minimum wage and overtime pay provisions. Non-exempt employees generally…

2012May
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SHOULD YOUR COMPANY HAVE AN E-MAIL LIABILITY PREVENTION PLAN?

While e-mail has greatly increased the potential for better business communication and information access, it has its downside. Few employers have yet to fully appreciate the extent to which company e-mail increases their potential liability and few have taken steps to reduce the risk. E-mail’s “oral-like” feel is deceptively dangerous, since employers and employees may…