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Archive | May, 2011

News briefs: DOL app, zombie apocalypse, PTO, Milliman Medical Index & more

Somebody’s watching you – Wage and hour violations? There’s an app for that. Employer’s Lawyer Michael Fox posts about the Department of Labor’s new time sheet i-phone app, which is intended to help employees track the hours they work and the wages they are owed. The DOL says that, “This information could prove invaluable during…

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Planning to hire teens this summer? Tips to keep them safe

As young, first-time workers enter your workplace this spring and summer, it’s critical to redouble your efforts to ensure they work safely. Here are ten quick tips for employers, along with some resources for additional information. Know the Law. Review federal, state, and local laws governing young workers, and ensure that your managers know them,…

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One-stop resource for a plethora of work-family issues

Whether you’re an HR managers, an academic, a journalist or a policy maker, the Alfred P. Sloan Work and Family Research Network is your one-stop resource for information about work/family issues. Up until 2004, when it broadened its mission, the Network had an academic orientation; today, the initiative calls for engagements with workplace leaders and…

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