Compliance

Cybersecurity and the Importance of Data Privacy

Cybersecurity and the Importance of Data Privacy

Cybersecurity and the Importance of Data Privacy 1200 628 Tricore

Cybersecurity — especially data privacy — is one of the biggest problems facing businesses today. These security problems are compounded because every segment of every industry is affected differently, and each is subject to the risk factors peculiar to that segment. Grouping similar data together based on chosen parameters allows businesses to assess the privacy…

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What Does the ADA Call a Disability?

What Does the ADA Call a Disability? 1200 628 Tricore

Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 defines an individual with a disability as: Someone who has a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits one or more major life activities. Someone who has a history or record of such an impairment. Someone who is regarded as having such an impairment. A…

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Is ‘Selective’ Health Coverage Permissible?

Is ‘Selective’ Health Coverage Permissible? 1200 628 Tricore

Group health insurance can be expensive for employers, which is why cost savings is often the primary reason employers seek to offer coverage only to particular employees. Generally speaking, this is permissible, but, there are several legalities to consider, including the Affordable Care Act, employment-based classification and discrimination laws. The Affordable Care Act You are…

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When to Dock an Exempt Employee’s Salary

When to Dock an Exempt Employee’s Salary 1200 628 Tricore

Employers can pay executive, administrative, and professional employees who are exempt from the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA’s) minimum wage and overtime requirements on a salary basis. These salaried employees must receive a predetermined amount of pay amounting to no less than $455 per week each pay period. Salaried exempt employees are not paid according…

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An Overview of Wage Garnishments

An Overview of Wage Garnishments 1200 628 Tricore

A wage garnishment is a legal process that requires an employer to withhold a portion of an employee’s wages to satisfy a debt owed by that individual. The garnishment order can be issued by a court (such as for unpaid child support, alimony, and unsecured consumer debts, including credit card and medical bills) or a…

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