The Axcet Blog

Taboo Goes Up in Smoke: Medical Marijuana in the Workplace

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On November 6, 2018, Missouri became the 32nd state to legalize medical marijuana. Voters overwhelmingly passed a state constitution amendment allowing the possession, use, purchase and sale of pot for medicinal purposes.

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Recovering from Disaster: 7 Steps for Protecting Your Business' Most Important Assets

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When at last the winds have subsided, the waters receded or the earth stopped shaking, your small business may just be starting its greatest fight for survival. According to a late 2017 Federal Reserve study, almost all small businesses struck by...

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Medical Marijuana: New Laws in Missouri Create Questions for Employers

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Missouri voters cast their ballots earlier this month with the majority (66 percent) voting to approve Amendment 2, making Missouri the latest state to legalize medical marijuana, even allowing it to be grown at home. Currently, 32 states plus...

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10 Steps for a Successful Employee Offboarding Experience

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As a business owner, for the most part, you’ve probably found employees who choose to depart your organization do so peacefully. They turn in their notice and you gradually transition them out of their role at your company. No drama, and...

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Time Off to Vote: Four Employer Guidelines for Election Day

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Election Day is approaching on November 6, 2018. Do you know how your business will handle employee time off requests? Currently, there aren’t any federal laws granting employees time off to vote; however, the majority of states do have laws in...

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Small Business Health Insurance Options

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Demands on small business owners go into overdrive during fourth quarter. Not only is it a prime time for preparing tax documents, reviewing sales against annual revenue goals and setting strategy for the coming year, but it’s also the time many...

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5 New Workplace Rules in a #MeToo World

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In just 18 short months, the #MeToo movement has jolted the workplace in ways few other issues ever have. As women – and men – come forward to speak out about having been victims, sexual harassment has grabbed headlines and become a key issue...

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Ask the HR Expert: Translating Employee Handbooks into Spanish


Recently, we were asked by a client if business owners are required to have their employee handbooks available in different languages, such as Spanish. This is a great question, especially if your business has a workplace in the state of Kansas....

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Ask the Expert with Jeanette Coleman: FMLA Child Bonding Leave


The Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), allows for eligible employees to receive up to 12 workweeks of unpaid leave with group health benefits maintained and to return to the same or an equivalent position at the company they took leave from at...

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Axcet HR Solutions' Human Resources Consultant Kat Merriman to Present on Harassment in the Workplace

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Axcet HR Solutions’ Human Resources Consultant, Kat Merriman, will be presenting on harassment in the workplace at the upcoming Lenexa Chamber of Commerce Brown Bag Lunch and Learn. The event takes place June 13 from 12:00 - 1:00 p.m. at the...

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