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Tips For When A Key Employee Moves To A Competitor

Posted by Michael Faley on Apr 24, 2019 10:28:00 AM

As with most things in life, you should hope for the best but plan for the worst in the event that a valued employee leaves to join a competitor. This article contains some helpful tips to keep in mind following such a move by a key employee.

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Topics: Recruiting, Legal

DOJ Vows Criminal Prosecution of Employee "No Poaching" Agreements

Posted by Jonathan Crotty on Oct 5, 2017 4:17:41 PM

A few years ago, several Silicon Valley employers made news when they were accused of agreeing among themselves not to solicit each other’s programmers and software engineering employees. These employees are in high demand, and the alleged agreements were viewed as attempts to avoid salary battles as well as expenses involved in recruiting for employees who departed for another tech company.

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Topics: Legal, Compensation, Department of Justice

Will the FLSA Overtime Rule go into effect on December 1?

Posted by Raquel DeSouza on Oct 19, 2016 9:39:45 AM

Since the Department of Labor, DOL, announced the Overtime Final Rule on May 18 of this year, it’s faced an uphill political and legal battle.

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Topics: Blogs, Human Resources, FLSA, Legal, Original Content

Understanding Tax Credits when Hiring a Person with Disabilities

Posted by Hannah Weiss on Oct 13, 2016 6:00:00 AM

As an employer hiring a person with disabilities, it is imperative that you are aware of the disability tax credits available to businesses. Not only do these tax breaks increase the bottom line for your company, they are fairly easy to understand! There are three common types of disability tax credits: The Work Opportunity Tax Credit, Disabled Access Tax Credit and the Barrier Removal Tax Deduction. Additional disability tax credits may vary by state, so it’s a good idea to become familiar with state allowances or specifics as well.

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Topics: Blogs, Labor & Industrial Insights, Human Resources, Legal

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