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Exempt or Non-exempt Employee: A Guide to FLSA Classifications

November 20, 2017

At first glance, the rules for when employees should receive overtime pay appear to be straightforward, but nothing could be further from the truth. Issues constantly arise for employers.

The Bermuda Triangle for Employers: Navigating ADA, FMLA and Workers’ Comp Leave Laws

October 27, 2017

Sometimes an employee’s leave request is straightforward and requires the application of only one leave law, but not often. There is a good reason why the interplay between  FMLA, ADA, and workers' compensation laws is known as the Bermuda Triangle of employment law.

President Trump’s Executive Order on Healthcare: Key Takeaways

October 14, 2017

The President’s recent executive order is aimed at increasing competition and lowering consumer costs in the health insurance markets. Specifically, the order directs three federal agencies to consider proposing new rules that would allow the sale of low-cost, short-term insurance, expand the use of health reimbursement accounts (HRAs), and lift some of the restrictions on associated health plans (AHPs).

What Employers Should Know About the Affordable Care Act: It's Still the Law

October 2, 2017

As debate over the future of the Affordable Care Act continues, questions loom for many Americans. Individuals and businesses alike are concerned and want to know what to do right now, and how to plan ahead.

Employee Speech: What is Protected?

September 25, 2017

What should an employer do when an employee voices his or her personal beliefs or opinions that are offensive or do not align with the company’s vision and principles?

9 Employment Law Issues You Need to Watch

September 7, 2017

Year after year, companies struggle to keep up with the latest employer regulations and trending workplace issues. So far, 2017 is no different.

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