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Back on July 26th the Wage & Hour Division of the US DOL published its Request for Information (RFI) seeking public comments regarding the exempt salary level test of $913/week established by the “Final” Overtime Rule back in late 2016. The DOL has published this RFI to gather information to assist in formulating a proposal to revise the FLSA’s… (Show more)
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In North Carolina an employer can pay an employee wages using any for of legal payment including: Cash Check Direct deposit Payroll card   The pay must be made in full on the designated payday and employers do not have to have written consent for direct deposit or payroll card. CAI does recommend that employers have employees complete a… (Show more)
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The FMLA has very specific guidelines regarding whether a chiropractor can be included as qualified health care provider that can complete certification to validate a serious health condition. Chiropractors can be considered a health care provider in limited instances where the following criteria is met:      -Chiropractor is authorized to… (Show more)
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With the summer months coming to an end in the next couple of weeks, there will be a definite increase in activity on and around already busy streets. Students will be returning to area colleges and universities, walking through campus and driving around town. Parking will be tight and many side streets near campus will suddenly become very… (Show more)
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More than likely if you are in a leadership role, you have dealt with at least one direct report who has a less than stellar approach to work. Maybe it was Justin Getbuy, whose philosophy on work is to do just enough not to get fired.  Or maybe it was Hava Tued, she does her job, but everyone knows she hates it.   Managers spend quite a bit of… (Show more)
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From Guest Contributor Jenny Sweet, Attorney at Soule Employment Law Firm, Service Provider for CAI's Pre-Paid Legal Services Plan. As a part of your membership dues, CAI members now receive employment law advice from experienced attorneys. Services are provided by independent, local, NC-licensed attorneys assigned to serve CAI members in… (Show more)
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Sometimes, executives and upper management can get so wrapped up in their own ideas and experience, they fail to see the innovation and creativity that is right in front of them in the form of their workforce of individual contributors.    Taking executive ideas directly to the workforce, and getting their input and feedback in return, is the… (Show more)
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We all strive to have a work environment where folks want to be at work, but what if your employees start hanging out at work after their assigned shift? Unfortunately, there are several potential risks here as an employer:    Wage and Hour: You haven't granted the employee permission to work after their shift, so you're off the hook if they… (Show more)
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On July 21, 2017, Governor Cooper signed HB 487 which among other things gives employees serving in the national guard reemployment rights if they are called by the Governor for state MP Title 32 duty, such as was the case with Hurricane Matthew. Technically USERRA doesn’t cover state actions.  The bill is now effective.   Under the law, upon an… (Show more)
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From Guest Contributor Jenny Sweet, Attorney at Soule Employment Law Firm, Service Provider for CAI's Pre-Paid Legal Services Plan. As a part of your membership dues, CAI members now receive employment law advice from experienced attorneys. Services are provided by independent, local, NC-licensed attorneys assigned to serve CAI members in… (Show more)
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