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Every day, the news tells you that “such and such” is the “new silent killer.” One day, we’re told that sitting will lead to a premature death; so, we go out and buy standing desks. The next day, we’re told that too much standing is bad for our health, so now what? Do we squat […]
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The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) recently released a checklist to help public employers comply with the fringe benefit rules. Many of the provisions it addresses apply in the private sector as well. Fringe Benefits Compliance Self-Assessment for Public Employers (Form 14581-A) is one of seven such tools the IRS issued for voluntary use by government […]
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The U.S. 6th Circuit Court of Appeals—which covers Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio, and Tennessee—recently heard a case from a female doctor asserting gender discrimination, hostile work environment, and retaliation citing a manager’s comments as “offensive.” Facts Dr. “Albright,” who is an occupational medicine physician, worked at Meharry Medical College from 2005 until her resignation in 2014. […]
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It’s no secret that telemedicine delivers faster, more accessible, and more affordable medical care for patients across the world. However, when integrating a new telehealth program into your business, there are some details that employers should not overlook. Let’s start with state regulations. Because they vary across the country, it’s important that employers be aware […]
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HR jobs are often thankless roles in which the HR manager must balance the needs of the organization with the needs of the employees. This hard work often goes unappreciated by both sides! That said, some employers are beginning to recognize that the HR team is not only an invaluable resource but it can also […]
The actions of employees can put their employers in a bad light, and that presents HR with a problem. If the employer chooses to fire an employee who engages in off-duty conduct that goes against the employer’s values, will there be legal trouble? Possibly, according to attorneys focusing on employment matters, but a dismissal can […]
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The Affordable Care Act (ACA) requires insurers to offer plans with reduced deductibles, copayments, and other means of cost sharing to certain people, depending on their income, who purchase plans through the ACA marketplaces. In turn, insurers receive federal payments arranged by the Secretary of Health and Human Services to cover the costs they incur […]
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A recent decision from the Iowa Court of Appeals should cause Iowa employers to hit pause on routine decisions relating to workers’ compensation claimants. The decision, Vetter v. Iowa Department of Natural Resources, effectively dismantled the definition of “disability” for disability discrimination claims. Possible Two Bites at the Apple In the case, an employee was terminated because […]
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Only one-fifth of HR professionals are fully confident in their employers’ overall ability to effectively assess the skills of entry-level applicants despite the fact that the majority of these job applicants possess some of the most important skills employers’ value, including dependability and reliability, integrity, respect, and teamwork. These findings are according to the SHRM/Mercer […]
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“Participant-led/participant-driven learning is having the ability to take control of what, and how, you learn,” says Chris Douglas, Vice President of training for Fierce, Inc., a leadership development and training company. “When it comes to leadership training, participant-led learning allows personal preferences to influence how these skills are learned and applied. For example, an individual […]
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