Tag: employer

8
Sep

New Bride’s Checklist for Changing Your Name

Congratulations! You’ve tied the knot with the love of your life! The honeymoon is over and you can finally start your life together. However, the marriage ceremony did not automatically turn you into Mrs. Smith. In order to legally change your name, you must have your marriage certificate in hand for a variety of organizations. Compiled is a new bride’s

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12
Mar

Concealed Weapons Complications

Gun control has become a nationwide debate in the aftermath of the Newtown massacre has raised a number of issues — including potential insurance liability for businesses in states that permit citizens to carry concealed weapons. Here’s why: A company that allows customers or visitors on its premises has a legal obligation to exercise “reasonable care” in keeping them safe,

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8
Feb

Understanding Small Business Insurance

There are four types of insurance that most small businesses purchase. The first is Property insurance. This type of coverage provides compensation if business property is damaged, stolen or lost. In addition to covering the physical business structure, property insurance covers personal property. This includes inventory, office furnishings, raw materials, computers, machinery and other items that are part of business

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29
Jul

Employers struggle to control wage-and-hour litigation

Wage-and-hour lawsuits are becoming a major concern for employers as more suits are filed, observers say. The complexity of federal and state laws, the relative ease of winning class action certification and workers laid off as a result of the weak economy have led to more litigation in recent years, observers say. For example, the Department of Labor said there

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18
Mar

Employee Substance Abuse & The Affect On Your Company’s Bottom Line

More than ever, some of your team may need you help. Here’s some info to consider: Employees with substance abuse problems cost businesses billions of dollars each year. According to the 2008 National Survey on Drug Use and Health, among the 17.8 million Americans aged 18 or older who admitted to illicit drug use, nearly 73% were employed. This equates

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16
Feb

Teen Employees-Rights & Responsibilities In The Workplace

Every year, millions of teenagers join the workplace for the first time. A first job can be a positive experience for many, teaching them discipline and responsibility in addition to giving them some extra money. However, some teens find themselves working in hostile environments. Their supervisors might treat them unfairly because of their sex or race, harass them, hassle them

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