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When the Employee Tries to Rescind His Resignation

Posted by Michael N. LaVelle on Mar 13, 2019 11:57:00 AM

Employers might welcome notice of resignation from a troublesome employee as a simple solution to a problem. But what are the ramifications when the employee tries to rescind his resignation?

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Topics: Unemployment, employment law, resignation

What Will Amazon’s Impact Be on D.C. Area Businesses?

Posted by Sarah Perlman on Feb 14, 2019 11:17:00 AM

In 2018, the Virginia Chamber Foundation commissioned a study titled, "Economic Impact of Amazon’s Major Corporate Headquarters in Virginia and the Washington MSA." Their findings? The total economic impact of Amazon HQ2 will be $14.2 billion in Virginia. While this is great news for the region’s economy, what does it mean to businesses already operating in the area?

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Topics: Recruiting, Workforce, Local News, Retention, Unemployment, Original Content, Business

Tackling the Challenges of Low Unemployment

Posted by Carol Anderson on Feb 13, 2019 10:07:00 AM

The unemployment rate recently hit its lowest point since 1969, dipping to 3.7%. While that's great news for candidates, it might stir a little bit of fear in the hearts of HR professionals.

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Topics: Unemployment, hiring, Strategic

Unemployment Audits – Take Control of Your UI Costs

Posted by Michael McPherson on Mar 15, 2017 6:59:00 AM

Unemployment costs are beginning to come down from all time highs over the last 6 or 7 years, but they are still one of the most expensive employer costs. Why then, do most employers take for granted that their tax rates and the charges to their Unemployment Insurance (UI) reserve accounts are correct? Honestly, it is because most employers do not know that many of these charges (and therefore, their UI tax rate) are incorrect.

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Topics: Unemployment

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