FTC & DOJ Release HR Guidelines for Antitrust Laws

On October 20,2016, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and the Antitrust Division of the Department of Justice (DOJ) to educate HR professionals and other employees involved in hiring and other compensatory decisions. The FTC and the DOJ work together to enforce U.S. antitrust laws which prohibit Read More

How to Straighten Out the Fluctuating Hour Workweek

Evaluating the risks and benefits of one method of overtime payment is important for the upcoming new regulations. The Department of Labor has made recent changes to the salary threshold for white-collar exemptions set to take effect on December 1, 2016. Many employers are struggling to find the Read More

Employers Pay the Price When They Don’t Recognize an Employees Need for FMLA Leave

As employers, you must face a rather grim reality: the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) is there for your employees at any moment.  Whether it is deciphering a medical certification, assessing fitness for duty upon return to work, or dealing with the rather annoying intermittent leave, the FMLA is Read More

Why You Should Update Your Professional Liability Insurance

Your nonprofit may be starting but that's no excuse to not update your professional liability insurance.  Let's take a stroll through memory lane. Back to when you first started out. You didn't need much–just a computer, a desk, and a phone so you could drum up new business. But now that you are Read More

Thanksgiving Road Trip Tips

Thanksgiving should be a time to be humble but trying to maneuver the Thanksgiving roads can make one anything but.  Thanksgiving and road trips are typically enjoyed by everyone who is able to partake but combining the two can lead anyone to loathe them. If you have ever taken a road trip to Read More

Flu Season is Back! Protect Your Office

With the return of flu season, you and your organization's employees may be at risk of contracting the flu.  The return of influenza (the flu) seems like a cheesy 80's horror film and for many that contract the virus, it almost is. The flu can be contracted during any time of the year, but it's Read More

#GivingTuesday & Your Business

Giving Tuesday is a day in which humanity engages the best of social media and collaborates together.  Celebrated on the Tuesday that proceeds Thanksgiving,  and the widely recognized and apocalyptic-like shopping events known as Black Friday and Cyber Monday, Giving Tuesday kicks off the Read More