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Human Resources: Complying to the ADA

Human Resources: Complying to the ADA

In 1990, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) became law in the United States. According to ADA, businesses can't discriminate in employing individuals due to disclosure of a visible or invisible disability. If a disabled individual is the most qualified candidate, businesses must hire them ..



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A Challenge to the EEOC's Employer Wellness Plan Rules

A Challenge to the EEOC's Employer Wellness Plan Rules

The EEOC Employer Wellness Plan rules are scheduled to take effect January 2017. The rules allow employers to offer both incentives and disincentives for employees who choose to participate or not to participate in employee wellness programs. The new rules do not, according to the EEOC, violate  ..



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Cadillac Tax Delay

Cadillac Tax Delay

On December 18, 2015, President Obama signed the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2016 (Act) delaying the effective date of the “Cadillac Tax” until 2020 and making the tax deductible. Leading opponents of the tax have said they would continue to press for it to be rescinded altoget ..



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Paid Sick Leave Refresher

Paid Sick Leave Refresher

There is a lot to understand about the Sick Leave Law that began to take effect on July 1st, 2015. If you are an employee in California we thought it would good to provide a few refreshers on some of the common questions pertaining to sick leave. How do you qualify for paid sick leave?  ..



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Do you know all the facts on the Employer Mandate?

Do you know all the facts on the Employer Mandate?

The “employer mandate” is a requirement that all businesses with 50 or more full time equivalent employees provide health insurance to at least 95% of their full-time employees and dependents up to the age of 26, or pay a fee by 2016. Spouses do not count as dependents so coverage d ..



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Career Development: Working Hard vs. Working Smart

Career Development: Working Hard vs. Working Smart

Most of us are raised to believe that working hard will help us to advance in our careers. And a lot of people who have achieved great things in their lives will also tell you the same—that they got where they did by working hard. Gladwell's 10,000 Hour Rule Malcolm Gladwell talks  ..



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Start the New Year off Right!

Start the New Year off Right!

It's a new year and people around the world are setting goals and planning for an exciting 2018. January is also a great month for businesses and nonprofits to establish their human resources objectives and determine if their organization is operating at its peak. Here are three HR resolutions t ..



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Four More Tips to Avoid a Bad Hire

Four More Tips to Avoid a Bad Hire

A bad hire can be costly for a business. Not only does it take time and money to find a new employee, training one the right way also takes a lot of time. If you are constantly hiring and training people, your business can suffer. So, how else can you avoid a bad hire? Know what you are  ..



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Three Tips to Avoid a Bad Hire

Three Tips to Avoid a Bad Hire

A bad hire can cost a business a lot. It takes a lot of time and money to look for potential employees. Training an employee the right way can take a lot of time as well. If you are constantly hiring and training people, your business can suffer. So, how can you avoid a bad hire? Know ex ..



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