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Tuesday, March 27, 2018
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Go Online If You Want to Communicate with Millennial Managers
Tuesday, March 27, 2018
Those managers born between 1981 and 1996 favor a different way of communicating with employees than Gen X and Boomer managers. According to a Korn Ferry survey of 1,500 professionals in February of 2018, more than half (55
Premium Processing is a No-Go for FY 2019 H-1B Cap Petitions
Tuesday, March 27, 2018
The U.S. Citizen and Immigration Service has once again announced that it will temporarily suspend premium processing for all H-1B petitions in an effort to reduce processing times. The suspension will apply to all
New HEC TV Video - Top Tips on Maintaining a Harassment-Free Workplace
Tuesday, March 27, 2018
Ongoing media attention of high profile allegations have created a heightened awareness around the issue of harassment, leaving employers wondering what they can do to ensure their employees are safe at work. In the latest
5th Circuit Vacates DOL’s Fiduciary Rule
Tuesday, March 27, 2018
A Final Rule promulgated by the Department of Labor in April 2016 expanding the definition of "investment advice fiduciary" conflicts with the text of ERISA and the Internal Revenue Code and is unreasonable under Chevron and
E-Verify Availability Will Be Limited This Week
Tuesday, March 20, 2018
Employers will be unable to access their E-Verify accounts between March 23 at 6:00 p.m. (12 a.m. EDT) to March 26 at 2:00 a.m. (8 a.m. EDT). U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services will be conducting system enhancements
Prevailing Wage Violations Result in Suspension and Penalties for Hawaii Contractor
Tuesday, March 20, 2018
Ohana Control Systems, Inc., a Honolulu company offering fire safety and other security technology, was assessed back wages and penalties for engaging in wage and hour practices violative of Hawaii law. State contractors
DOL Pilots New Program to Resolve Overtime and Minimum Wage Violations
Tuesday, March 20, 2018
Employers will have an opportunity to resolve potential wage and hour violations without litigation under a new pilot program announced by the U.S. Department of Labor. The “Payroll Audit Independent
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