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Overtime Pay Rules Have Changed: Are You Prepared?

On January 1, 2020, the Department of Labor's new rules regarding overtime pay go into effect. The new rule raises the threshold requiring overtime pay for salaried workers. For millions of U.S. businesses, this means that workers who weren't eligible for overtime pay in the past must now be paid 1.5 times their usual hourly wage for overtime work.

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Background Checks: Stay Legal. Hire Smart.

Strict laws and an extremely vigilant EEOC have made the process of protecting your company -- and making great hires -- more complex and risky than ever. Use this list of "dos" and "don'ts" to conduct effective, compliant criminal background checks.

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Paid Parental Leave? It's a Game-Changer for Your Business

Paid parental leave is more than a "nice perk"; it's an essential tool for creating competitive advantage. Here's what's on the legal horizon -- and why a generous leave policy is great for your business.

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Sexual Harassment: Minimize Your Legal Risk

Sexual harassment is painfully common, but it can be hard to stop, especially if victims are afraid to report it. Know the law and learn the best ways to spot, stop and ultimately prevent this type of workplace discrimination.

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Cannabis Controversy -- Get the Facts

Does the Americans with Disabilities Act protect medical marijuana users? This fact-filled article clears the haze around this contentious issue. 

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