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Feb 25, 2021

Get a Jump on OSHA’s COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standard

News Update (May 7, 2021): In April, responding to President Joe Biden's executive order, OSHA submitted a draft of the Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS) to the White House for review. However, at this time, OSHA has false

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Get a Jump on OSHA’s COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standard
Feb 24, 2021

What Employers Should Know About Working Caregivers During COVID

Your company most likely has employees who are working caregivers, those who are responsible for the care and wellbeing of children, aging parents or disabled relatives. Caregiver statistics are daunting – 16% of false

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What Employers Should Know About Working Caregivers During COVID
Feb 23, 2021

Employees Who Smoke Cost Employers Big; Cessation Assistance Can Help

At one point in time, smoking in the workplace was almost as acceptable as drinking coffee, but that hasn’t been the case for quite some time now. With greater knowledge of the health risks to the smoker and those false

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Employees Who Smoke Cost Employers Big; Cessation Assistance Can Help
Feb 18, 2021

Shift Work and Daylight Saving Time: Payroll Considerations

Daylight saving time (DST) was conceived by Benjamin Franklin in 1784 and established throughout the U.S. in 1966. Its purpose is to save electricity by extending daylight hours for eight months of the year. While false

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Shift Work and Daylight Saving Time: Payroll Considerations
Feb 17, 2021

Kansas Supreme Court Upholds Sixth Edition of AMA Guides

Using the Sixth Edition of the AMA Guides to the Evaluation of Permanent Impairment® remains constitutional in Kansas after a January 2021 decision by the Kansas Supreme Court. The AMA Guides, published by the American false

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Kansas Supreme Court Upholds Sixth Edition of AMA Guides
Feb 10, 2021

Good-Bye 9-to-5, Hello Flexible Schedules and Improved Productivity

The future of work is here, thanks to COVID, and a big part of that future is flexible work schedules. PwC’s U.S. Remote Work Survey reports that before COVID, 29% of U.S. financial services companies had at least 60% false

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Good-Bye 9-to-5, Hello Flexible Schedules and Improved Productivity
Feb 09, 2021

The Future of Work: Employee Reskilling Takes Center Stage

As optimistic as everyone gets each time a lockdown is lifted, we can all agree the coronavirus pandemic has changed the way we work, maybe forever. No one is going back to hugs, handshakes, crowded meeting and training false

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The Future of Work: Employee Reskilling Takes Center Stage
Feb 04, 2021

Answers to the Top 8 COVID Accommodation Questions

Navigating employee accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Family Medical Leave Act and other employment-related laws often is a bit tricky for small businesses. COVID-19 has added even more false

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Answers to the Top 8 COVID Accommodation Questions
Feb 03, 2021

Ask the Expert: Employee Falls on Ice in Work Parking Lot, Now What?

While an employee can slip and fall any time of year, the risk significantly increases during the winter months due to freezing temperatures and winter precipitation. In fact, the CDC reports approximately 1 million false

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Ask the Expert: Employee Falls on Ice in Work Parking Lot, Now What?
Feb 02, 2021

Kansas Unemployment Fraud Surge Causes Issues for Victims, Form 1099-G

A recent surge in new unemployment claims in the State of Kansas has been determined to be in large part due to fraudulent, identity theft claims. During the week ending January 23, Kansas reported 82,944 new false

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Kansas Unemployment Fraud Surge Causes Issues for Victims, Form 1099-G