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Waiting to be Engaged or Engaged to Wait? The Fair Labor Standards Act Makes a Distinction – Do You?

by The Human Equation, Inc. on 12/14/2009

To the uninitiated, compliance with the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) appears to demand little more than the simple task of multiplying the number of hours worked by the appropriate wage. More...

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The Importance of Written Job Descriptions Under the Americans with Disabilities Act

by The Human Equation, Inc. on 11/16/2009

For the most part, the only time any real thought and effort goes into drafting a job description is when a job vacancy needs to be filled. More...

Don't Sweep the Breach Under the Rug! Notification Under the HITECH Act

by The Human Equation, Inc. on 10/22/2009

As more and more personal information ends up being maintained in some form of electronic medium, the concern surrounding data security breaches has never been higher. More...

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Cold & Flu Season with a Twist: Is Your Workplace Ready for the Swine Flu?

by The Human Equation, Inc. on 9/16/2009

As summer turns into fall, the normal din of the workplace will slowly but surely be supplemented with coughs, sniffles, and sneezes. More...

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The Downside and Economic Risk of Email, Web and Other Digital Communications

by The Human Equation, Inc. on 8/13/2009

The ease with which a brick and mortar business can transform into an e-commerce operation, at least to some degree, can be startling. What was once accomplished face-to-face is now done virtually. What was once kept in a filing cabinet is now stored on electronic databases. More...

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Qualifying Exigency Leave: A New Type of FMLA Leave that Employers Need to Understand

by The Human Equation, Inc. on 8/12/2009

What happens when an employee’s family member has been called to active military duty? Is the employee eligible for time off under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)? More...

Never Trust Anyone Over Forty: Supreme Court Rules in ADEA Mixed-Motive Case

by The Human Equation, Inc. on 7/14/2009

In one of the last cases handed down before the end of the term, the United States Supreme Court significantly changed the landscape for cases brought under the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA). More...

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To Cut or Not to Cut: Reducing Wages During Difficult Economic Times

by The Human Equation, Inc. on 6/22/2009

As an alternative to laying off employees, we are considering the option of implementing a 4-day workweek, along with a commensurate reduction in pay. Is such a course of action permissible under the Fair Labor Standards Act? More...

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Alternative Group Benefits: Another Option for Employers Coping with Rising Healthcare Costs

by The Human Equation, Inc. on 5/22/2009

Every American is painfully aware of the impact of skyrocketing health insurance costs. Rising premiums, higher deductibles, larger co-pays, reduced benefits—both employers and employees are feeling the pinch as they look for plans that are affordable for everyone. More...

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COBRA's New Look: The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act's Premium Reduction Provisions

by The Human Equation, Inc. on 5/12/2009

How does the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA) change the way an organization deals with the Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act (COBRA)? More...

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Forty (Not Three) Is the Magic Number

by The Human Equation, Inc. on 3/19/2009

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) recently provided the nation’s employers with yet another piece of disturbing news: workplace discrimination charge filings with the EEOC soared to an unprecedented level during fiscal year 2008, which ended on September 30th. More...

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Congress Returns Serve: The Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act of 2009

by The Human Equation, Inc. on 2/10/2009

Once upon a time, Lilly Ledbetter was a multi-millionaire.  Unlike a typical fairytale, however, Ms. Ledbetter was not left to live happily-ever-after with her newfound wealth.  More...

Use of Revised Form I-9 DELAYED!

by The Human Equation, Inc. on 2/2/2009

The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service (USCIS) announced that it has delayed the implementation of the revised Form I-9 for 60 days--until April 3, 2009. More...

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Employers Must Use Revised Form I-9 as of February 2, 2009

by The Human Equation, Inc. on 1/28/2009

Now that employers across the country have finally become proficient in using the Employment Eligibility Verification Form—Form I-9—after its last revision in December 2007, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service (USCIS) determined that Form I-9 was due for yet another revision.  More...

Written Job Descriptions under the ADAAA

by The Human Equation, Inc. on 1/14/2009

Does the passage of the ADA Amendments Act of 2008, which went into effect on January 1, 2009, diminish the importance of having detailed, well-written job descriptions for the purpose of helping employers defend against claims brought under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)? More...

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