July 2019

25
Jul

The Benefits of Establishing a Solid Return-to-Work Policy

How establishing a return-to-work program will help your business’s bottom line. As an employer, one of the last things that you want to deal with is an employee injury.  Unfortunately, inadequate handling of workplace injuries can mean that employees are absent far longer than necessary.  To make matters worse, the longer an employee is out of the workplace, the less

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18
Jul

What to Know About American Patients First Initiative

Learn more about the Trump administration’s initiative to regulate prescription drug costs and improve healthcare transparency. In 2018, the Trump administration began exploring new strategies to regulate prescription drug costs and improve healthcare transparency.  This initiative, titled American Patients First, finally saw some progress when new regulations were passed in May of this year.  These regulations were passed with the

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11
Jul

Take These Precautions to Keep Your Home Safe While You’re on Vacation

Take these home safety precautions before leaving on your vacation. Are you taking a vacation this summer?  If so, then the last thing you want is for your relaxing getaway to be interrupted by the news of a home break-in.  This is why it’s so important to take home security steps before leaving on your trip.  While having the right

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2
Jul

Understanding New Opinion Letter Regarding the Family and Medical Leave Act

Learn about the DOL’s new opinion letter on the FMLA. Recently, the DOL (Department of Labor) announced the introduction of an opinion letter regarding wage and hour compliance with the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA).  The opinion letter (FMLA2019-1-A) lays out the DOL’s official written opinion on employers’ obligation to designate FMLA.  Curious to learn about DOL’s new opinion

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