Most employers are aware that employees are entitled to take leaves of absence to participate in military service, but many employers are unsure of the extent of their obligations and rights when it comes to military leaves. This article addresses the questions we are most commonly asked regarding USERRA.
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D&O liability can have many — and sometimes unexpected — causes. This article will help you know what to look out for and manage your risk.
Often it’s difficult to tie an employee wellness program to a solid return on investment, but when your commitment to health and wellness results in an unprecedented 5-year rate freeze for health insurance, the task becomes much easier.
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Whether it’s petty theft, a complex embezzlement scheme or the threat of workplace violence, when it comes to keeping your business and employees safe, you have to consider the possibility that some workplace crimes may be perpetrated by your own employees.
Perhaps the best analogy for a robo-advisor is the self-driving car: it’s cool and impressive — sometimes even useful — but in many situations the technology can be incompatible or downright dangerous. Robo-advisors can provide useful advice to the small-balance investor who wants to get pointed in the right direction, but if you are beyond this point, proceed with caution.
Each year the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) releases the Top 10 Most Cited Violations of safety and health standards, and in this article series we are discussing violations at the top of the list. This month’s article is about the fourth most frequently cited violation: respiratory protection.
“If we get sued, you get sued!” Sounds warm and comforting, right? I bet you cannot wait to partner or contract with a company that already has litigation on its mind. Nevertheless, these types of statements are common, and once formalized by lawyers, are called “indemnification clauses.” They are often necessary but can be very broad and potentially catastrophic to your business.
Planning for a successful open enrollment starts early, and requires thoughtful decision making, including determining what notices should be given to employees and their dependents, and when each notice must be provided. It’s important to comply with notice requirements, not only to meet legal obligations, but also to provide your employees and participants the information they need as they make their benefit decisions.
By now, all employers know they should be doing something more to prevent workplace harassment. The problem is, many employers still don’t know what doing more really means. More frequent training? More effective training? More what exactly?
In our previous article on business succession planning, we discussed four ways in which you can divest a business interest. In this article we will cover the advantages of combining these options, in addition to related topics.
In late June, the Supreme Court of the United States issued a ruling in the case Janus v. AFSCME that could impact the funding of many public sector unions. In Janus, the Supreme Court held that public employees who are not members of their union can no longer be forced to pay agency fees and must consent to paying union dues.
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