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The Presenteeism Predicament

[01.17 | Keywords: Human Resources, Employment Policies, Presenteeism] Do you ever go to work when you’re not feeling 100%? (Please don’t!) Presenteeism – the problem of workers being on the job but, because of illness or other medical conditions, not fully functioning ñ can cut individual productivity by one-third or more, making it a much costlier problem… Read More »

They’re Here! DOL Releases New Overtime Pay Regulations

[Source: Bob Evnen, Woods & Aitken LLP, 07.2016 | Keywords: DOL, Employment Policies, Overtime] Recently, the U.S. Department of Labor Wage and Hour Division (DOL) released the highly anticipated final rule amending the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) overtime pay regulations. The newly released rule consists of 496 pages of explanatory preambleÖand 12 pages of… Read More »

Managing Attendance – The Basics

[Source: Bob Evnen, Woods & Aitken LLP, 03.2016 | Keywords: Human Resources, Employment Policies, Attendance] We receive many calls on the INEDA Human Resources Helpline concerning employee attendance issues: tardiness, not at work enough, breaks and lunches. It’s always a challenge to manage employees. Employees who don’t show up on time every day ready to go… Read More »