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Tech Intelligence: Turn by turn

Cybsersecurity

For business owners, keeping up with cybersecurity and other compliance matters can seem like maneuvering through a maze, thanks to the proliferation of new rules. Each decision counts, since a wrong turn can lead to such significant consequences as hefty ...

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Changes on the horizon for employers with pregnant workers

Pregnant employee

Studies have found that American birth rates typically peak in the summer months, so now is a great time for employers to review their policies and practices around pregnancy and pregnant workers. This is particularly true this year, as the ...

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Use this 7-step guide to maintain stakeholder trust during a PR crisis

Press conference

Navigating through a public relations crisis effectively is no easy feat. By following a structured plan, however, you can address the issue head-on, mitigate negative impacts and maintain trust with your stakeholders. To help you draft such a plan, here ...

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FTC noncompete bans: What does this mean for employers/employees?

Employee noncompete agreement

On April 23, the Federal Trade Commission announced a ban on noncompete agreements for almost all types of jobs, with major implications for employers and employees in both the private and public sectors. Historically, noncompete clauses have been included in ...

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Hotel not liable under WARN Act for layoffs

Hotel room

A U.S. District Court judge did not err by deciding that a hotel’s potential liability under the Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act was completely offset by “voluntary” payments to employees who were discharged after the hotel closed, the 1st ...

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How complying with an EU regulation may benefit American companies

Cloud data storage

Since 2018, European companies have had to comply with a set of enhanced data security and compliance standards known as the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). This requires businesses that manage personally identifiable information to adopt specific measures aimed at ...

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NLRB’s directive unveiled

Employee handbook

In many ways an April 8 memorandum issued by the National Labor Relations Board’s General Counsel is a reminder to employers of new rules and developments that could greatly expand penalties and unfair labor practice charges for noncompliant handbooks that ...

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Be aware of how the CTA can affect your business

meeting room with business plan documents ready for presentation - Deposit Photos

On Jan. 1, a new federal law took effect that more likely than not affects your business. This new law is called the Corporate Transparency Act. The CTA affects every nearly every small business in the United States that employs ...

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