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Should You Regulate Employee Cell Phone Use In The Workplace?
As cell phones become increasingly ubiquitous, employers likely have experienced both positive and negative effects of employees' ability to remain constantly connected
United States
11 Sep 2019
Labor Market Challenges
A recent article by Beth Burnham Mace in the National Real Estate Investor talked about labor market conditions for the senior housing sector as being extremely challenging.
United States
16 May 2019
Top Tips To Avoid Liability At Your Next Company-Sponsored Holiday Party
The holiday season is upon us and most employees will be encouraged to attend an employer-sponsored holiday party or event.
United States
21 Nov 2018
More Frequent Paydays Could Mean More Reliable Employees
A Florida fast food franchisee recently experimented with a pilot program which allowed employees to receive one-half of their pay for a shift the next day via a debit card.
United States
22 Feb 2018
Demand for Employees Expected to Continue to Grow
Although the competition between facilities for residents and employees creates a headwind for the industry, it is important not to lose sight of the simple fact that time and demographics are on the side of senior housing owners and operators.
United States
1 Dec 2017
What Employers Need To Know About Florida's New Medical Marijuana Law
Amendment 2, which was approved by approximately 71% of the electorate, will take effect on January 3, 2017.
United States
15 Dec 2016
Looking Ahead: President Trump, The Overtime Rule, And Other Impacts On The Employment Landscape
The U.S. Department of Labor's new overtime rule will take effect December 1st unless a federal judge in Texas issues an injunction after a hearing next week in an action challenging the rule.
United States
10 Nov 2016
Florida's Minimum Wage Rises To $8.10 In 2017
Florida's minimum wage will increase effective January 1, 2017 as follows: Florida's minimum wage will increase by five cents from $8.05 to $8.10 per hour.
United States
17 Oct 2016
BREAKING! U.S. Department Of Labor: Employees Earning Less Than $47,476 Are Entitled To Overtime
Prior to the new rule, the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) provided that certain employees would be exempt from the FLSA's overtime pay requirements based on their job duties...
United States
19 May 2016
Death Of The Unpaid Intern
Internships are a rite of passage for many American students and recent college graduates.
United States
24 Dec 2013
Florida's Minimum Wage To Rise 14 Cents In 2014
The Florida Department of Economic Opportunity ("DEO") has announced that the minimum wage in Florida will increase by 14 cents from $7.79 to $7.93 per hour on January 1, 2014.
United States
17 Oct 2013
Breaking News: U.S. Supreme Court To Review President Obama's NLRB Recess Appointments
The U.S. Supreme Court recently announced that the high court would review whether or not President Barack Obama’s recess appointments of three National Labor Relations Board members exceeded his constitutional authority.
United States
27 Jun 2013
The Potential Hidden Cost Of Unpaid Internships
In an uncertain economy, unpaid interns are especially appealing to employers, but the recent ruling by a federal district court should leave employers wary about using unpaid interns.
United States
27 Jun 2013
Employers Have Until October 1st To Comply With Affordable Care Act's Notice Requirements
The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (the "Affordable Care Act") represents the most substantial overhaul of the nation’s healthcare system in decades.
United States
29 May 2013
Walking The Social Media Policy Tightrope: How Employers CAN Comply With Tough NLRB Scrutiny
In the past few days, the media has exploded with stories about employers regulating social media.
United States
29 Jan 2013
Florida's Minimum Wage To Rise 12 Cents In 2013
The Florida Department of Economic Opportunity has announced that the minimum wage in Florida will increase by 12 cents from $7.67 to $7.79 per hour on January 1, 2013.
United States
13 Nov 2012
Employers Must Post Notice Informing Employees Of Right To Unionize
The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has issued its final rule requiring employers to post a notice informing employees of their statutory right to unionize.
United States
11 Oct 2011
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