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The Missouri Hospital Association appoints Myleah Shrimpton to Statewide Patient and Family Advisory Council

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – January 30, 2020 The Missouri Hospital Association appoints Myleah Shrimpton to Statewide Patient and Family Advisory Council SPRINGFIELD, MO – The Missouri Hospital Association (MHA) announced the appointment of Myleah Shrimpton, Director of Claims for Ollis/Akers/Arney Insurance & Business Advisors, to The MHA Patient and Family Advisory Council (PFAC). …

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What is the coronavirus and how can you avoid coronavirus infection

What is the coronavirus and how can you avoid coronavirus infection?

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), coronaviruses are common in animal species, and most don’t affect humans. As of now, only seven different coronaviruses are known to infect humans. In their lifetime, most people will be infected with at least one common human coronavirus. What are the symptoms of coronavirus? Common …

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8 Tips to Avoid Email Phishing Scams

Every day, more than 3 billion phishing emails are sent out worldwide. These emails are tactics used by scammers to trick you into giving up sensitive information about you or your company. This infographic lists eight tips to avoid email phishing scams. (Click image to zoom) Summary Verify sender’s email address. Look for spelling errors. …

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DOL Update: Lump Sum Nondiscretionary Bonuses Must Be Included in Regular Rate

Lump Sum Nondiscretionary Bonuses Must Be Included in Regular Rate

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) has asserted once again that employers must include nondiscretionary bonuses in their employee’s regular wage rate calculations. In a new opinion letter, the DOL outlines how employers may go about allocating lump sum nondiscretionary bonuses that cover more than one workweek. The issue of bonus allocation is important because …

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Jury Duty Leave Requirements

Jury Duty Leave Requirements

Federal law imposes the following jury duty leave requirements on all employers: Employers are prohibited from discharging, threatening to discharge, intimidating, or coercing any permanent employee because of the employee’s jury service in a federal court. Under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), employers cannot make deductions for absence of an exempt employee due to …

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