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List of Office Holiday Party Do’s and Don’ts

The holiday season is fast approaching, and between the rituals of hanging up lights and shopping for gifts, there’s another event to remember: the office holiday party. No matter how much you like your coworkers, the prospect of going to the annual holiday party may strike fear into your heart. Read our ultimate list of […]

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15 things to know about Stark Law-For My Colleges In Health Care Industry

Enacted more than two decades ago with the simple purpose of curbing physician self-referral, Stark Law has evolved into a complex set of regulations, which some argue impede efforts to transition away from a fee-for-service system. Here are 15 things to know about Stark Law. 1. In 1989, Congress passed the Ethics in Patient Referrals […]

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Can I work with an expired green card (Permanent Residence Card)?

        Although you can work with an expired green card, it’s extremely difficult to start a new job with an expired green card. As a permanent resident, you may lawfully work in the United States. The problem is that when your green card expires, you can no longer prove your immigration status. […]

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Six Stages to Success with the Employee Life-cycle

The proven model known as the employee lifecycle (ELC), is a fantastic way to visualize your employee’s and how they engage with you. In this article, we share over 30 links, 4 experts thoughts and plenty of great tips. So what are the six stages of employee engagement, and how do they all fit together? […]

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Update from feds: DOL releases opinion letters regarding FMLA, FLSA

It was a busy week for the DOL — not only did the agency release a new set of FMLA forms for employers, but it wrote four opinion letters addressing several FMLA and FLSA concerns.  As far as the forms go, the only thing that changed is the expiration date. The updated FMLA forms are exactly the […]

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Workplace Diversity: A Key Factor in the Success of Small Businesses

Over the course of many years, the notion of “Workplace Diversity” was a concept, a fad, one of many organizational ‘flavor of the month’ programs; and to some, another name for Affirmative Action.  Workplace Diversity was viewed as code words referring to race, ethnicity and gender.   There were expectations and even pressure imposed to consider diversity attributes as a major factor in staffing decisions.  The term […]

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Social Determinants of Health

Leaving technology and software/hardware industry for a healthcare 8 years ago really opened my eyes to how healthcare works and the industry overall. There have been great initiatives over the years where healthcare focus is more on prevention and management Vs over-prescribing and over-medication ,as well as understanding what drives the ever increasing cost of […]

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Hiring Ex-Offenders Is a Positive Move

As the labor market tightens in our expanding economy, companies will need workers. And people returning to society from prison need jobs. Keeping potential employers and employees apart is fear, lack of understanding, and about 20,000 statutes and regulations across the country that restrict the hiring of ex-offenders. Businesses and governments want to change that. Yesterday, the White House hosted a […]

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Happy Nurses Week-National Nurses Week History

National Nurses Week History National Nurses Week begins each year on May 6th and ends on May 12th, Florence Nightingale’s birthday. These permanent dates enhance planning and position National Nurses Week as an established recognition event. As of 1998, May 8 was designated as National Student Nurses Day, to be celebrated annually. And as of 2003, National […]

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NYC Mayor DiBlasio signs package of sexual harassment bills

Mayor Bill de Blasio on Wednesday signed 11 bills that aim to bolster protections against sexual harassment — both for municipal and private employees. The measures triple the statute of limitations for filing a complaint with city government from one to three years and mandate that city agencies publicly report each complaint received. Additionally, private […]

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