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The Employer/Employee Relationship in Workers Compensation

The Employer/Employee Relationship in Workers Compensation

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In these changing business times, it is often difficult to discern who the real employer is with regard to the employer/employee relationship. The traditional employer/employee relationship is being eroded as employers turn to temporary agency workers, independent contractors, and leased emp ...
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5 Tips for Dealing with Difficult Employees

5 Tips for Dealing with Difficult Employees

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It has happened again. One of your employees is making life difficult for the rest of the department. The discontent has become a major distraction for your team, causing a dramatic decrease in their productivity.Managers need to understand that a negative employee is not just a problem between them ...
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9 Surprising Positive Employee Relations Practices (We Bet You Haven’t Thought Of)

9 Surprising Positive Employee Relations Practices (We Bet You Haven’t Thought Of)

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We recently came across this great article on linkedin.com and thought we would share it with you.Imagine this: The CEO holds a quarterly two-day management training seminar and presents his message as a stand-up comic on an improv theater stage. Does it sound far-fetched? It probably does because i ...
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How Employers And Employees Collaborate To Create Better Work

How Employers And Employees Collaborate To Create Better Work

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Tours of Duty Spark Talent-Building and EngagementMost any kind of organization can foster innovation, talent building and camaraderie by adopting the tour-of-duty approach used at LinkedIn and advocated by its founder and co-author of The AllianceReid Hoffman. “Employees might em ...
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10 Ways to Boost Your Salary Without Getting a Raise

10 Ways to Boost Your Salary Without Getting a Raise

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Imagine this: You show up to work one day to find an unexpected $100 check made out to you from your employer on your desk. You glance at it and then toss it in the trash.Crazy talk, you think? Think again. Chances are, you’re essentially doing this every day you walk into the office. You just don ...
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What Payroll Schedule is Best for Your Business?

What Payroll Schedule is Best for Your Business?

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Every business has to decide which payroll schedule is best for their outfit and employees.The most common frequencies in the U.S. are monthly, semi-monthly (twice a month), biweekly (every two weeks) and weekly. State laws typically require a minimum pay period -- you can always pay more freque ...
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The Different Ways Business Owners Can Pay Themselves

The Different Ways Business Owners Can Pay Themselves

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As an owner, you have a lot of responsibilities. That’s why it’s so important to pay yourself appropriately for all the work you do. But did you know there are different tax implications on the different ways you can pay yourself? In this post, we’ll cover salaries, dividends, loans, and owner ...
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NYS Increases Overtime Salary Exemption Effective 12/31/2016

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The New York State Department of Labor has updated their overtime regulations.Read on to determine if your business will be affected.On December 29, 2016, the NYS DOL announced that the overtime exempt salary threshold will increase for Administrative and Executive exempt employees effective Decembe ...
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The New Overtime Rules: What You Need To Know

The New Overtime Rules: What You Need To Know

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US Department of Labor announced new overtime rules that will automatically extend overtime pay eligibility to 4.2 million workers. On May 18, 2016, The Department of Labor published final overtime rules changes. The effective date of the following rules is December 1, 2016. ...
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5 Powerful Questions That Will Engage Employees To Do Their Best Work

5 Powerful Questions That Will Engage Employees To Do Their Best Work

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Failure to adequately engage employees is resulting in monumental costs for companies.The now well-cited Gallup 2014 study suggests that 7 out of 10 workers are unhappy with work. The same Gallup study suggests that an unhappy workforce can amount to $550 billion in lost productivity a year.That’s ...
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