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2014-07-03 23:02:32

Unum and United Benefit Advisors offer Webinar on Top FMLA Mistakes and Suggested Best Practices. Indianapolis, IN (PRWEB) July 03, 2014 The Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993 (FMLA) regulations are complex, but employers need to know the laws so they can adopt leave policies that prevent abuse while maintaining compliance. Employers often fall into the same traps for failure to review the regulations carefully and administer leave requests appropriately. United Benefit Advisors (UBA)...

2014-06-13 12:25:07

WASHINGTON, June 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new analysis by the Institute for Women's Policy Research (IWPR) finds that 37 percent of Oakland's private sector employees lack access to a single paid sick day. Access rates for low-wage workers earning less than $12.25 per hour in Oakland are particularly low, with 68 percent of those workers lacking access to paid sick days. Paid sick days are especially uncommon in jobs that require frequent contact with the public. In...

2014-05-12 08:22:17

LONDON, May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Employee benefits provider, Edenred has found that only the minority of cyclists who own a bike actually cycle to work despite the fact that around 2.25 million UK employees are regular cyclists. The company has also found that by closing the "UK Bike Commuting Gap" employers have the potential to save sick days. Edenred has found that by encouraging just one third of those who don't cycle to work to either commute fully or partially to work, employers...

2014-03-05 20:21:12

WASHINGTON, March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As Chicago City Council legislators consider the Earned Sick Time Ordinance, new research from the Institute for Women's Policy Research (IWPR) estimates that providing paid sick days to newly covered workers is expected to yield savings of more than $6.4 million annually, after employer costs and benefits are calculated. More than 461,000 Chicago employees lack access to a single paid sick day, and approximately 260,082 of...

2014-02-28 23:22:33

ComplianceOnline, the leading GRC advisory network, and leading labor law expert Beth Brascugli De Lima team up once again to conduct the best-selling California medical leaves regulations seminar in Los Angeles on April 3 and 4, 2014. Palo Alto, CA (PRWEB) February 28, 2014 After sold-out events in San Francisco and San Diego, ComplianceOnline, the leading governance, risk and compliance advisory network with over 500 experts in various regulatory subjects, today announced that it will...

2013-12-30 12:22:14

SAN LEANDRO, California, December 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- - Encourages employers and employees to take a PTO health check TriNet [http://www.trinet.com/?utm_source=PR&utm_medium=PressRelease&utm_campaign=TBD ], a leading cloud-based provider of HR services [http://www.trinet.com/solutions/core_services/default.htm?utm_source=PR&utm_medium=PressRelease&utm_campaign=TBD ] , today announced results of a recent survey that compares regional Paid Time Off...

2013-09-13 23:24:35

This article discusses the importance of employers setting policies and taking the necessary precautions to ensure that they do not violate any federal or state laws when terminating an employee. (PRWEB) September 13, 2013 Pozzuolo Rodden P.C., Philadelphia Business Attorneys, announces the release of "How an Employer Can Protect Itself When Terminating an Employee on Maternity Leave". Below is a sample of the first couple of paragraphs. If you would like to read more, please...

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