Tag: employees

The Heart-Healthy Guide to Approaching Employee Wellness

February brings with it a number of holidays and observances, from Groundhog Day and President’s Day in the U.S. to Valentine’s Day throughout the world. But as we celebrate love, Washington’s birthday, and everyone’s favorite groundhog, Punxsutawney Phil, a national health observance goes unnoticed by most.

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Who Is an Employee Under the FLSA? Not NCAA Athletes, According to the 7th Circuit

Recently, the U.S. 7th Circuit Court of Appeals—which covers Illinois, Indiana, and Wisconsin—affirmed an Indiana court’s decision to dismiss a case filed by former student athletes at the University of Pennsylvania (Penn) against the NCAA. The student athletes alleged they were employees who were entitled to minimum wage under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).

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3 Ways to Bridge the Gap in the Employee Service Experience

Companies can bridge the gap in the HR service delivery experience by investing in the right technologies and services that enable HR and employees to connect in a whole new way. With the right tools in place, HR can deliver a service that is user friendly, always available and similar to what employees are used to in their personal lives. As a result, employees will spend less time looking for answers and more time being productive and innovative in their work. Read on to see how other companies are using modern HR services to better care for their employees.

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Employee or Independent Contractor? Right to Control Is Key

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 3rd Circuit (which covers Delaware, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania) recently concluded that the right to control, rather than actual control, is the key factor in differentiating employees from independent contractors under a state wage and hour law.

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