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1002043
CAI projects that the taxable payroll for the unemployment tax year 2016-2017 will be in the amount of $23,100.00, up from $22,300.00 in 2015-2016.  The unemployment taxable payroll in North Carolina is calculated by multiplying the yearly average insured wage by 50 percent rounded off to the nearest multiple of one hundred dollars
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Governor Pat McCrory announced in May of 2015 that North Carolina had paid off its $2.8 billion unemployment debt to the federal government a year earlier than expected.  According to state officials, employers had been paying penalties and interest since 2011 totaling $962 million. With the debt being paid, no longer will employers pay
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CAI Newsletter
1002028
It's only been one week since I published 2016 Already a Very Busy Year for New Regulations...Let's Review and we already have another rule on the books.  On August 25th, the final part of President Barack Obama's Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces order (Executive Order 13673) became official.  This final part, also
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CAI Staff Blogs
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One of our classroom participants recently relayed a story about her supervisor's managerial style.  She said that whenever one of the staff members made an error or a mis-step, the manager would call everyone together and remind them of the policy or rule, but was not in the habit of talking directly with the offending invididual. 
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Top & Trending
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As HR people, we're keenly aware of our duty to inform employees of relevant federal and state laws impacting their employment, and nothing says compliance more than the labor poster. When we get the CAI Newsletter that tells us there's a change that will impact our labor posters we shift into high gear, anxiously waiting for the
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CAI Newsletter
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Post accident drug testing occurs when an on-the-job injury occurs or after some other workplace accident. Most companies have a "blanket" post accident testing policy, meaning they require employees to submit to a drug test any time there is a workplace injury or accident. However, due to new OSHA rulings, employers must be careful in how they
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North Carolina OSHA has revised the Discrimination language on its poster.  Rather than printing a whole new poster, the Bureau has issued a “patch” that can be placed over the existing language.   The patch is below.  To get the right size, use the attached .pdf file.   “Directions:  Cut along
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