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2016 National Business Trends Survey

EAF Partners with EAA to Produce Results of 2016 National Business Trends Survey Results of the 2016 National Business Trends Survey indicate that business leaders throughout the nation are optimistic.  93 percent of business leaders expect 2016’s economy to be the same or better than in 2015.  […]

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2015 TURNOVER SURVEY

      AVERAGE LENGTH OF SERVICE OF THOSE TERMINATED EX = Exempt / NE = Non-Exempt

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HR GOALS 2016

  Recently, attorney Aaron Zandy of FordHarrison LLP gave a presentation to a large group of HR professionals entitled The Ultimate Legal/HR Audit:  An HR Attorney’s Perspective. During his presentation, he explained what he would do if he were taking over the HR function at a company.  […]

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ARE YOU READY FOR 2016?

2015 has flown by and all indications show that 2016 is going to speed by just as quickly.  Now is the time to make sure you’ve updated your 2016 schedule to make sure you don’t miss any important compliance dates and/or HR administration deadlines.  Additionally, there are some […]

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Holiday Pay

  This is the time of year when many employers close their facilities in observance of year-end holidays. These holiday closures can create confusion about how to compensate employees.  Although private employers generally aren’t required to pay employees when they perform no work, most organizations recognize that […]

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TIS THE SEASON FOR COLDS AND FLU

We all know that employee…the one who comes to work wheezing, sneezing, sniffling, and coughing thus re-gifting his germs to his coworkers.  Employees, especially those in tight quarters, end up with a seemingly never-ending cycle of passing colds and the flu from one person to the other. […]

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12 Weeks of FMLA

The Family & Medical Leave Act (FMLA) requires companies with 50 or more employees to provide eligible employees with 12 weeks of unpaid leave to care for themselves or a child, spouse, or parent that has a serious health condition or to prepare for and be with […]

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ADA Defined & Accommodations

  ADA’s Silver Anniversary  On July 26, 1990, President George H.W. Bush signed the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) into law.  This comprehensive law protects individuals from discrimination because of disabilities or perceived disabilities that they may have.  Although there are five separate parts to the ADA, […]

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Holiday Survey 2016

What holiday will you observe in 2016? Below are the results showing the percentage of companies observing key holidays in 2016.    

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PAYROLL 101

There’s no question that everyone loves payday.  However, for the person processing those paychecks, it can be a challenge to make sure the company is complying with Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), garnishment laws, and IRS tax laws.  Here are some guidelines for making sure your company’s […]

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