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FMLA and Benefits

Question:  I have an employee out on FMLA.  They were paying for their portion of the health premium, but for the last month, they did not.  Should I cancel their health insurance? Answer:  According to the Department of Labor (DOL), a covered employer is required to maintain group health insurance coverage, including family coverage, for an employee on […]

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Changes to FLSA – Paying Non-Exempt Employees

Question: What are the important things to consider when paying a non-exempt employee on a salaried basis? What are best practices and how should we approach timekeeping to ensure those employees are still getting paid overtime when necessary? Answer: The changes to FLSA are creating challenges for all of us. But, it also creates opportunities to correct […]

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Pokémon GO – Staying Productive at Work

Question: Pokémon GO has erupted at my workplace. Our offices are in a prominent downtown location and (I guess) is very enticing to many fans of the game. I don’t want to stifle the fun but I also want to make sure the office stays productive and doesn’t become a gaming center. Any suggestions? Answer: The Pokémon […]

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