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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Stay Informed: Cyber Security Glossary

Cyber Security Glossary

In today’s day and age of just about everything being stored online, the need for strong cyber security practices and policies has never been greater. Cyber crimes and data breaches cost companies millions of dollars every year, and one slip-up in your security can dramatically impact your business’s future. While cyber security measures are necessary …

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DOL Updates Regular Rate of Pay Rules

DOL Updates Regular Rate of Pay Rules

On Dec. 12, 2019, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) announced a new final rule clarifying how to calculate an employee’s regular wage rate under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). The regular rate is used to determine an employee’s overtime compensation, and guidelines related to this calculation haven’t been significantly updated in over 60 …

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Dental Care: Oral Health and Wellness

Dental Care: Oral Health and Wellness

Did you know that poor oral health can lead to many seemingly unrelated medical conditions? In fact, oral bacteria and oral disease have been linked to a variety of serious illnesses, including heart disease, diabetes, stroke and pregnancy complications. Importance of Oral Health The following examples illustrate the relationship between your oral health and general …

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Article - Managing Reputational Risk

Managing Reputational Risk

Financial loss can often be forecasted and mitigated, but if a business experiences an unfortunate event that negatively affects its reputation, the effects can be devastating and even lead to closure. Even if you do everything in your power to maintain your company’s reputation, at some point, a damaging mistake will occur. Therefore, you need …

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