How to Make Your Employees Care about Cybersecurity: 10 Tips

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People are the largest security vulnerability in any organization. Here's some expert advice on how to make cybersecurity training more effective and protect your business. Read More.

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Six Best Practices for Managing Unhappy Employees

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Leading a team isn’t easy, and it requires specific skills that not everybody has. Even if you have these skills in spades, at some point, you’ll find yourself faced with the challenge of dealing with an unhappy employee.

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How to Achieve Worker Safety While Watching the August 21 Eclipse

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This is an event that is so infrequent that we may never see it again in our lifetime, so it is understandable that everyone who can witness it, wants to. However, it is our responsibility as employers to protect our workers from the potential...

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The Future of Performance Reviews - What Employers Can Learn from Major League Baseball

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 On May 5, 2016, the Colorado Rockies scored 13 runs in the fifth inning against the San Francisco Giants, setting the franchise record for the most runs scored in one inning. Not surprisingly, the Giants pulled pitcher Vin Mazzaro in the sixth...

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Q&A: Employee Name Change

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 Question: I received an order for an adult name change for one of our employees from the local county court. My understanding is a new Social Security card is needed when an employee has a name change. Should I accept the court order? 

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Top questions on DEPENDENT care spending accounts

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School’s out! Summer is here, and it’s the time of year when working parents have questions about using their Dependent Care Spending Accounts (DCSAs). Are summer camp expenses eligible? What about day versus overnight camps? Employers and...

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Ask the experts: How to calculate minimum wage

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 Question: Is minimum wage calculated on hours worked or hours worked plus performance-based earnings, thus subject to change each pay period? For instance, a nonexempt employee is paid $320 for 40 hours worked with $60 added for performance...

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Proposals Aim To Combat Discrimination Based On Salary History

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This year, 25 states and the District of Columbia are considering measures that would bar employers from asking job candidates about their prior salary. Last year, two states — California and Massachusetts — adopted similar policies, aimed at...
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Millennials Make Greatest Gains in 401(k) Plan Participation

Rates of saving for retirement and investing habits differ from one generation to the next, according to a recent analysis of four million people who participate in 401(k) plans provided by Wells Fargo. Read More

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Q&A: Premium Deductability - Special Cases

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Question: Can a company deduct premiums for a voluntary cancer-only or specific-disease policy on a pretax basis? 

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