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Dealing With Harassment? Discrimination? Wage Theft?

How Can Employees Get Justice With Mandatory Arbitration? How closely did you read the packet of paperwork on your first day of work? Or the contract that came with your cellphone? Chances are good that you unknowingly signed away your access to the courts. Arbitration clauses have become a fixture in American life. You can barely apply for a credit card, put a loved one in a nursing home or rent a car without having to agree to arbitrate all potential legal claims instead of taking them to cour...
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Medical Schools Seek Applicants' Who Understand Health Policy & Health Care Reform

With the rapidly evolving political health care landscape, many medical schools are becoming more interested in applicants' understanding of health policy and health care reform. For those preparing a medical school interviews - whether in a traditional interview or a multiple mini-interview they will be expected to have a clear understanding of health care reform. U.S. Health Care System Medical school interviews ask applicants about their view on the American health care system. An effective r...
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Employment Law Update: Prepare for 2017

EMPLOYMENT LAW UPDATE: PREPARE FOR 2017 NEW FEDERAL SALARY REQUIREMENTS Although this change is not unique to California, please bear in mind the Federal changes made to “white collar” exemptions, known as the “Final Rule”, which takes effect on December 1, 2016. The Department of Labor (DOL) issued changes that substantially increase the minimum salary requirement for the executive, administrative, and professional employee exemptions, under the Fair Labor Standards Act ...
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Prepare for 2017 Minimum Wage Laws

Verify you are paying all employees at least the Applicable Minimum Wage . And be aware of what city or county your employees are working in - because there are differing minimum wages, as well as paid sick leave rules, in dozens of California cities and some counties. PAY AND BENEFITS INCREASES FOR STATE MINIMUM WAGE  (Effective January 1, 2017) SB 3 increases the statewide minimum wage* to $15 per hour in increments over the course of 5 years—from January of 2017 to January of 2022—with cost o...
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Avoiding Costly Payroll Mistakes

Everyone knows the business world isn't perfect. And, business owners have learned the hard way that payroll management is not as simple as it appears. Managing a viable payroll system requires attention to detail as well as a sound understanding the tax laws matters to small and mid-size companies. Payroll mistakes are like ants in the kitchen. At first, you see one or two, swipe them away and forget about it. But then the next week your kitchen is overrun with an army of them, which requires m...
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