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Advice on Medical Marijuana and the Workplace
Advice on Medical Marijuana and the Workplace 1200 628 Tricore

Advice on Medical Marijuana and the Workplace

At the federal level, marijuana is still illegal. But the state situation isn’t so clear. We offer advice to consider about setting workplace policies.

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Dealing with Workplace Romance
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Dealing with Workplace Romance

Companies realize they aren’t going to stop people from having romantic relationships, so explicit policies help them protect the organization.

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Five Steps for Converting an Hourly Employee to Salary
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Five Steps for Converting an Hourly Employee to Salary

Switching an employee from hourly to salary requires close adherence to federal and state laws. Before you make the conversion, read this article!

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When and How To Give Severance Packages
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When and How To Give Severance Packages

Severance pay is a sum of money an employer gives to an employee based on length of service who’s been “severed” from employment with the company.

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OSHA Inspections and Penalties: What You Need to Know
OSHA Inspections and Penalties: What You Need to Know 1200 628 Tricore

OSHA Inspections and Penalties: What You Need to Know

The Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) has the right to inspect your workplace. What might trigger an inspection?

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Coronavirus: The Business Management Angle
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Coronavirus: The Business Management Angle

While the health care community is fighting the Coronavirus on the medical front, business managers face practical, emotional, and legal considerations.

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10 Steps Toward a Regular Employee Review System
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10 Steps Toward a Regular Employee Review System

It seems no one likes employee reviews. Managers are nervous about giving them, and employees are nervous about receiving them. But it doesn’t have to be that way.

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SSN No-Match Letters: What to Do If You Receive One
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SSN No-Match Letters: What to Do If You Receive One

A no-match letter is basically a warning to the employer to check — and if necessary, correct — the employee’s information. It’s vital that employees’ Social Security records are correct, because the data is used to determine Social Security eligibility and the amount that should be paid. If you receive a no-match letter, proceed with caution.

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Put Compensation Front and Center
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Put Compensation Front and Center

In theory, a compensation philosophy is a formal written statement that reveals the company’s stance on employee pay and rewards. Compensation philosophies vary from company to company.

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Offering Cash in Lieu of Benefits: Is It Legal?
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Offering Cash in Lieu of Benefits: Is It Legal?

Although it is legal to offer cash in lieu of benefits, employers must adhere to specific laws to ensure compliance. This includes Section 125 of the Internal Revenue Code, the Affordable Care Act and the Fair Labor Standards Act.

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