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Unemployment Claims: Fight to Win

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Aug

Unemployment Claims: Fight to Win

“You’re fired!” If you have ever said that to an employee (unless you are Donald Trump and filming the reality show “The Apprentice”), you should be prepared to pay for your now former employee’s unemployment claim. If an employee walks out and therefore terminates employment voluntarily, you may still be required to pay for unemployment. ...

A New Way To Pay: SOLE Paycards Now Offered Through Payroll Medics

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Jul

A New Way To Pay: SOLE Paycards Now Offered Through Payroll Medics

The SOLE Visa® Payroll Card, a direct deposit debit card that allows employers to pay their employees with efficiency, save money and achieve paperless payroll, is one of the newest offerings in the Payroll Medics Resource Center. The Payroll Medics Resource Center is an online, single source of products and services available to channel partners ...

6 Signs You May Want To Celebrate National Workaholics Day

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Jul

6 Signs You May Want To Celebrate National Workaholics Day

Each year on July 5, it is National Workaholics Day.  Do you often come in early, skip your lunch and stay late or know someone who does?  This day is dedicated to them, the workaholics, the ones that love to work extra and long hours and do it all the time. A workaholic is typically ...

4 Reasons to Consider Progressive Discipline Before Termination

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Jun

4 Reasons to Consider Progressive Discipline Before Termination

Terminating employment always comes with risk, even when it’s done for good cause. You can reduce this risk by using progressive discipline. As its name suggests, progressive discipline involves a progression of disciplinary actions with escalating consequences. When used to give employees with behavioral or performance problems time and opportunity to improve, it demonstrates good ...

5 Things to Know When Working With Summer Scheduling Challenges

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Jun

5 Things to Know When Working With Summer Scheduling Challenges

With summer underway employees have more scheduling challenges than usual. Vacations, summertime child care concerns, and the desire to take advantage of nice weather with an afternoon (or day) off all contribute to employees missing more work in the summer months. How you respond to these matters will of course be heavily dependent on the ...

Accommodating Pregnant Employees in the Workplace

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May

Accommodating Pregnant Employees in the Workplace

Let’s imagine a situation. Wendy, who’s been on the job for only four months, informs her employer that she’s pregnant. She requests light duty and asks if temporary leave is an option. Instead of accommodating Wendy, the employer terminates her employment, explaining to her that her employment is at-will and that they don’t have the ...

Employee Assistance Programs – The Little Known Benefit

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May

Employee Assistance Programs – The Little Known Benefit

Summer is a great time for looking back on those New Year resolutions and focusing on health and well-being. For some people, it may be a means to diminish the damage caused by the excessive imbibing during the winter season, and, for others, it is a symbol of making a fresh start in a brand new ...

The Do’s and Don’ts of a Workplace Social Media Policy

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Apr

The Do’s and Don’ts of a Workplace Social Media Policy

Chances are most of your employees are on social media, and some of them may be using their private accounts to say things about their employment. Frustrated employees might even be complaining about their working conditions – or about you. While it may seem prudent to ban employees from saying anything negative about your organization ...

Tattoos, Piercings, and Man Buns, Oh My! – Finding the Dress Code That’s Right for Your Organization

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Apr

Tattoos, Piercings, and Man Buns, Oh My! – Finding the Dress Code That’s Right for Your Organization

What kind of dress code should you have? The answer to that question may come down to the kind of company culture you have or want to have. There’s no universally-applicable dress code for successful businesses. And what works fabulously in one office might prove distracting in the next. Some employers avoid restrictive dress codes ...

4 Tips to Consider – Progressive Discipline Or Termination?

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Mar

4 Tips to Consider – Progressive Discipline Or Termination?

Terminating employment always comes with risk, even when it’s done for good cause. You can reduce this risk by using progressive discipline. As its name suggests, progressive discipline involves a progression of disciplinary actions with escalating consequences. When used to give employees with behavioral or performance problems time and opportunity to improve, it demonstrates good ...

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