Monthly Archives: February 2011

Join our FMLA Blog on LinkedIn

February 1st, 2011

BASIC sponsors a LinkedIn FMLA Blog dedicated to providing an open forum for discussion, advice, claim management, and regulatory update for the FMLA.  The blog is for information exchange exclusive to FMLA with Sales and promotions of services and products restricted.  A labor attorney who is a member of this blog recently wrote “this is becoming one...

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Ground-Breaking Social Media Case May Provide Guidance for Employers

February 1st, 2011

Published February 2011 The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) is championing the cause of the employee who allegedly lost her job because of online postings on a social media Web site. It appears to be the first case of its kind to proceed this far. An administrative law judge is scheduled to hear the case...

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Get More than Mileage Out of Your Vehicles

February 1st, 2011

Published February 2011 Q. I’m using my personal car in my business. How much can I deduct on my tax return for the car? A. There are two basic ways to write off expenses for business-related travel:   The standard mileage method. This provides a basic deduction for mileage and provides built-in depreciation. For 2011,...

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