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Time for employers with staff in California to review and up-date their paid time off policies. Effective July 1, 2015, employers must provide paid sick leave to employees (full time, part time and temporary employees) who work 30 or more … 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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Is Progressive Discipline Really Important?

Discipline is always a topic of contention in most organizations. How really should a supervisor react when an employee violates company policy? Are there specific guidelines and measures in place to address the unacceptable behavior? Is the supervisor and organization … Continue reading

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