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What to do With a SSN Mismatch Letter

Published Monday, April 29, 2019

They’re back… The Social Security Administration (SSA) recently resumed issuing Employer Correction Request Notices, commonly called “No-Match letters.”  Employers have had a reprieve from such letters since 2012 when the Obama administration suspended their issuance.

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CEA Provides Free Harassment Prevention Training

Published Monday, April 29, 2019

SB 1343, requires that all employers of 5 or more persons provide 1 hour of sexual harassment and abusive conduct prevention training to non-managerial employees and 2 hours of sexual harassment and abusive conduct prevention training to managerial employees by January 1, 2020.

 

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Donít Want to Work for a Woman? Okay, Just Pay her $7 million Dollars

Published Monday, April 29, 2019

Unlike the classic Bob Dylan song, “The Times They Are [not] A-Changin'.” Gender stereotypes are still out there and don’t appear to be leaving the workplace anytime soon.

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What in the World is Equal Pay Day?

Published Monday, April 29, 2019

“Equal Pay Day” is a symbolic day dedicated to raising awareness about the pay gap. Equal Pay Day fell on April 2, 2019, this past month, and you may have missed it. The date symbolizes how far into a new work year a woman has to work to earn the same amount of money that a man earned in the previous year. Yes, you read that right – it takes women 16 months to earn the same amount of money a man earns in 12 months.

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Voluntary Shifts and Split Shift Premium

Published Monday, April 29, 2019

A split shift is a work schedule that is interrupted by unpaid, non-working time periods established by the employer. To be considered a split shift the time period between shifts needs to be longer than a bona fide meal period and needs to be within the same workday. The break between shifts cannot be a meal or rest break and must be to the benefit of the employer. If an employee requests the break for their own convenience, then it is not a split shift. An example of a split shift is a restaurant worker whose schedule is to work from 10:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. and return at 4:00 p.m. to work the dinner shift.

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Members Receive ThinkHR Tools for Nothing!

Published Monday, April 29, 2019

It’s not often that employers get something for nothing. As of March 1st, however, that’s exactly what happened for CEA member employers received – they received ThinkHR Compliance Tools and ThinkHR’s Learning Management System (LMS) for free!

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Top 5 Reasons You Need a New Employee Handbook

Published Monday, April 29, 2019

Employee handbooks are strongly encouraged by business gurus, human resource experts, and attorneys. A well-written handbook often acts like a sword and a shield for your company. Protecting you with good policies and allowing you to cut bad employment relationships off quickly.

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5 Must-Doís To Attract Top Talent

Published Monday, April 29, 2019

Does staffing or retaining top talent keep you up at night? If so, you are not alone! As a former general manager of a winter resort, seasonally employing over 300 team members, I spent many restless nights envisioning the exceptional experiences we wanted each guest to enjoy, but unsure of how I would find passionate individuals to deliver on our promise.

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