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Immigration Bill Pushes High-Tech Plan for Employment Verification

Immigration reform legislation continues to heat up on both the state and federal fronts. In the midst of protests surrounding a new Arizona law that critics see as a license for racial profiling, a group of Democratic senators unveiled a new federal bill on April 29 that would require employers to use biometric social security […]

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New Supervisors: Two Critical Success Factors

New supervisors have a lot to learn about managing their people, and that’s to say nothing of the numerous compliance challenges they face. Compassionate but untrained supervisors can quickly create surprisingly expensive liabilities.

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Survey Says: More than Half of Companies Now Offer PTO

By BLR Founder and CEO Bob Brady In our January 2010 Survey of Paid Time Off (PTO) Practices, 54% of respondents had a PTO plan rather than a traditional plan with individual policies for vacation, sick leave, and personal leave. By contrast, in BLR’s Survey of Employee Benefits in late 2007, only 43% used a […]

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Trade Secrets, Confidential Information, and Employee Theft

by John Vering A recent national survey found that 59 percent of employees who quit or were laid off or terminated in the last 12 months admitted to stealing company data, and 67 percent admitted to using their former employer’s confidential data to find a new job. Read on to learn what you can do […]

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