Monthly Archives: October 2011

Client Advisory: National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) Required Posting

October 10th, 2011

Client Advisory: National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) Required Posting October 2011 Prepared by the HR Support Center Effective November 14, 2011 the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) final rule requiring employers to notify employees of their right under the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA) goes into effect. Private-sector union and nonunion employers are required to...

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Does Appearance Make You a Better Leader?

October 10th, 2011

October 2011 What’s more important to employees responsible for the day-to-day operation – and success – of a business or organization? Is it the boss’s “executive presence”… or the boss’s “management actions?” A recent Wall Street Journal Web site blog by WSJ news editor Joann Lublin prompts this question. Under the headline “How to Look...

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Taxes: Beware of the Perils of Poor Recordkeeping

October 10th, 2011

Taxes: Beware of the Perils of Poor Recordkeeping October 2011 “The taxpayer must prove he or she is entitled to the deductions claimed…Taxpayers are required to maintain records sufficient to establish the amounts of allowable deductions and to enable the (IRS) to determine the correct tax liability.” – The U.S. Tax Court The importance of...

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6 Reasons Why Your Company Needs an Employee Wellness Program

October 10th, 2011

6 Reasons Why Your Company Needs and Employee Wellness Program October 2011 The success of any company depends very heavily on the productivity and work performance of its human resources. Employee wellness programs have long been advocated as a way to increase productivity, decrease health care costs, and reduce absenteeism. Wellness programs focus on the...

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The U.S. DOL’s Smartphone App…Made for Your Employees, Part II

October 10th, 2011

The U.S. DOL’s Smartphone App…Made for Your Employees, Part II October 2011 Prepared by the HR Support Center As described in Part I of last month’s August 2011 HR Article of the Month, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) had launched its “DOL-Timesheet” smartphone application designed specifically for employees. The app marks another step in...

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