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monthly archives: June 2015

FREE Webinar: Proposed Changes to the Overtime Regulations The DOL has issued the Proposed Rule we have all been anticipating. Join us for an overview of the proposed changes and find out which are more likely to stick than others.

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Whose job is it to pay for training? We have always assumed the employer will develop staff and encourage them to grow professionally by supplying training. But, is that true today? Was it ever really true at all? Is this assumption even fair?

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The current threshold is only $23,660 for exempt employees. The president’s proposal takes it up to $50,400, about $969.23 per week. Jarod Bernstein from the Washington Post had this to say this morning:  “As Ross Eisenbrey argued in a paper written a few years ago (for the 75thanniversary of the FLSA), that’s the 1975 threshold, […]

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Paid sick leave is sweeping the nation. Built into many of these new laws is also paid time  off  for a death and paid domestic violence leave. How does this effect your organization? Tune in and find out! Who  is our HR Superstar today? Hint: That’s what  she  said. Here are some cool and helpful […]

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OK. So, Samantha Fox may not have actually sang those words back in the late ’80’s. But, the operators of Florida and Ohio strip club chain Scarlett’s Cabaret agreed on June 26th to pay up to $6 million to end a wage-and-hour class action brought by current and former exotic dancers.

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Bonus: Breaking news episode! The Supreme Court of the USA has ruled on the Affordable Care Act and Same sex Marriage. Tune in and get the bonus information! You heard it here first. Employers will have some homework effective TODAY! Here are some cool and helpful links! Supreme Court Ruling on ACA Supreme Court Ruling […]

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The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled ruled that there is a constitutional right to same sex marriage under the 14th Amendment, striking down state-level bans on the practice. In a 5-4 decision, the court majority ruled that the equal protections granted by the 14th Amendment extend to the right to marry regardless of whether a […]

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Today  the Supreme Court released its ruling upholding  the ACA Subsidies  for Coverage Purchased on the Federally Facilitated Health Care Exchanges. This means that individuals may continue  receiving  subsidies under federal exchanges and employer ARE still subject to  “Pay or “Play” penalties. Katelyn D. Winslow from FordHarrison.com gave the following explanation today.

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Do your employees understand Sexual Harassment? Title VII is the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Sexual Harassment is covered until this historic act and as an employer or manager you are required to know how the Supreme Court of the US rules on matters related to all subjects of this nature. So, tune in and […]

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