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Should You Play or Pay? ACA’s Employer Sledgehammer Penalty Explained

Employers must soon decide whether they are going to ‘play or pay’ under the Affordable Care Act (known as ACA or health care reform). Under this particular provision, employers with 50 or more employees face penalties if they don’t offer health insurance coverage or if the coverage they offer is insufficient.  The penalty for not […]

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Important Components of an Effective Workplace Gun Policy

What are the important components an employer’s gun or firearm policy that will make it effective? Charles S. Plumb of McAfee & Taft (www.mcafeetaft.com) provided information that could both limit your liability in the event of workplace violence involving firearm– as well as reduce the possibility of such violence–to an audience at BLR’s  Advanced Employment […]

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Guns in the Workplace and Employer Liability for Violence

What is an employer’s liability when there is workplace violence involving guns?  Charlie S. Plumb of McAfee & Taft (www.mcafeetaft.com) explored this topic and provided considerations for employers on the topic of workplace gun policies and their enforcement at the recent Advanced Employment Issues Symposium (AEIS) in Orlando, Florida.  Learn more about AEIS at http://aeisonline.com.

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5 Top Posts in Talent Management

Hiring top talent automatically means great things for your company, right? Perhaps, but it’s best to be aware of the positive and negative impacts star employees can have in the workplace.

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5 Top Posts in Talent Management

Hiring top talent automatically means great things for your company, right? Perhaps, but it’s best to be aware of the positive and negative impacts star employees can have in the workplace.  

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10 Sins of Employee Documentation

BLR editor Steve Bruce presents the 10 “sins” of employee documentation (with examples)– the 10 things that render documents related to employee performance and disciplinary actions unhelpful at best and damaging at worst.

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Video explains new federal contractor requirements for hiring disabled

On August 27, 2013, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) announced a final rule to improve hiring and employment of people with disabilities. In this new video from BLR, Senior Legal Editor Susan Schoenfeld, J.D., explains new requirements for federal contractors under the revised regulations for Section 503 of […]

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Video details new VEVRAA requirements for government contractors

On August 27, 2013, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) announced a final rule to improve hiring and employment of veterans. In this new video from BLR, Senior Legal Editor Susan Schoenfeld, J.D., explains how the new Vietnam Era Veterans’ Readjustment Assistance Act (VEVRAA) regulations will impact government contractors.

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