Are these strippers employees? Judge makes $10.8M call

You know the cost of misclassifying employees as independent contractors. But can you determine whether or not these exotic dancers were employees? Here are the facts: The dancers couldn’t adjust...
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Employers won’t like this federal court ‘mixed motive’ ruling

All along, employers have been told they can terminate an at-will employee — even if a member of a protected class — as long at it had a legitimate business reason for doing so. A recent court...
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Employers still committed to offering health plans in 2015

Looks like despite all the back-and-forth about the future of Obamacare, companies remain steadfast in their committment to offering employees medical plans in the next year.   A new survey from the Society...
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Open Enrollment Communications Best Practices Playbook

Here’s an opportunity to reimagine your open enrollment. This playbook includes creative ways to influence your communication strategy to help you maximize reach and engagement. It includes checklists,...
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How to Manage Communications Effectively within Your K12 School District

With 9 schools and 6,200 students in the district, communicating with the Lakeland community was no small task. The district was able to reach more parents with Constant Contact's partner program. Read...
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5 Steps to Improve Your K12 School District’s Communication Headaches

How would you grade your school district on its ability to communicate effectively? If you're still relying on “old school” methods of communication, there's a good chance you have some room for improvement....
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How to Grow Your K12 School District’s Community with Better Communication Tools

From email to social media, event registration and online surveys, there are a number of online tools you can use to grow your school's community and improve communication throughout your district. Find...
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Compliance With Labor Laws as Important as Enforcement, Wage and Hour Division Head Says

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division, responsible for enforcing a raft of laws affecting the workplace, wants employers to know that it views their compliance with the law as important...
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Top 5 HR Compliance Concerns for Small Business

Unlike their large-company counterparts, small and medium size companies lack the time and resources to build infrastructure and processes that are beyond core business objectives. But if entrepreneurs...
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Culture is a Business Issue – How to Measure, Review, and Nurture Company Culture

Company culture is unique and provides arguably the most sustainable competitive advantage an organization can have for distinguishing itself against the competition. With culture impacting your talent,...
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