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10 excuses for calling in sick when you really are not

Calling in sick when you’re feeling just fine isn’t a new phenomenon, and the whacked-out rationales never get old.
HR Management

Practical advice for better HR records management

Here’s advice on controlling record storage costs and ensuring business continuity if records are compromised.
Employment Law

Two suits challenging OT rules to be heard together

A federal judge in Texas has agreed to consolidate two lawsuits challenging the Department of Labor’s authority to issue new white-collar overtime rules set to take effect Dec. 1.
Compensation & Benefits

Health premiums up just 3%, deductibles soar

Annual family premiums for employer-sponsored health insurance rose an average of 3% to $18,142 this year.

Can you review I-9 documents remotely?

For each new hire, employers must verify employment eligibility by reviewing original documents in person with the employee. But what if that new hire lives and works hundreds of miles away?

EEOC appeals loss in funeral home transgender case

The EEOC is appealing a federal court’s ruling that a Michigan funeral home was allowed to fire a transgender employee because of the owner’s religious objections.
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