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7 Tips to Handle Inappropriate Workplace Conversations

By | November 18th, 2016|Blog, Employment Law, Federal Law|

They said what??? If you’ve ever managed employees before, there’s no doubt you’ve wanted to scream this question out at least a few times. Inappropriate workplace conversations can be a tricky topic to handle. When people spend many hours at work together day after day, it’s almost a certainty that there will be inappropriate [...]

Unfair Treatment in Internship Programs: Protect Your Company

By | August 11th, 2016|Blog, Business Law, Compensation, Federal Law|

Today’s job market is less than ideal. While the pool of job candidates is large, companies struggle to find manpower to fit their budgets. The solution for many companies is internship programs. Internships are becoming a standard graduation requirement at many colleges and universities with benefits to both employer and student. According to Brian Burnsed, [...]

US Department of Labor (DOL) announced new overtime regulations

By | July 11th, 2016|Blog, Business Law, Federal Law, Small Business, Uncategorized|

The US Department of Labor (DOL) announced new overtime regulations under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).  Many workers who before were exempt from such overtime regulations will now become eligible to have their overtime pay.  Under the new regulations, any worker making $47,476 or less must be paid overtime for hours worked in excess [...]

RECENT CHANGES IN FEDERAL LAW NOW REQUIRE UNPAID BREAK TIME FOR NURSING MOTHERS

By | May 1st, 2011|Blog, Federal Law|

As you know, the President Barack Obama signed into law the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (the “Act”), which includes a large number of health-related provisions.  The Act will take effect over the next four years.  One provision of the Act, however, applies to employers immediately.  It amends the Fair Labor Standards Act (the “FLSA”) by requiring [...]

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