Yearly Archives: 2014

BULLYING IN THE WORKPLACE

Seems this issue is alive and well (unfortunately).  Employees struggling under an abrasive manager are frustrated, discouraged, and on the verge of leaving their companies. These are among the findings of a new survey released by consulting firm Executive Confidante. … Continue reading

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Is COBRA Still Viable?

At first glance, why would anyone elect COBRA coverage, especially since it is often prohibitively expensive, and many individuals can probably qualify for a premium subsidy, making coverage via the marketplace even cheaper. According to an article by Julia Zuckerman … Continue reading

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Illinois Governor Signs Law Prohibiting Criminal History Inquiries on Job Applications

On July 21, Illinois Governor Pat Quinn signed into law the Job Opportunities for Qualified Applicants Act, which will prohibit most private-sector employers and employment agencies with 15 or more employees from asking applicants about their criminal histories and conducting … Continue reading

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