Category Archives: DOL

Ten Things Any Business Owner Can Do Today to Protect Their Company

Navigating employment laws can be an overwhelming task, but there are steps all companies can take to address risks and fix problems before they become costly mistakes. Update your Employee Handbook – Admit it. You have not looked at the … Continue reading

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Live from the White House – An Inside Perspective of the State of the Union

As I told some of my colleagues– prior to this week, I had never been to Washington, D.C., but when the White House invites me, I go. Over 31.7 million people tuned in to watch President Obama give the State of … Continue reading

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It’s That Time of Year Again!

It’s that time of year again! Yes, it’s the season to be thankful and there are many holidays on the horizon. And it is also the time where we are overflowing with gatherings and activities for all our organizations and groups. … Continue reading

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The Department of Labor Proposes to Redefine “Spouse” in the FMLA

The Department of Labor has proposed to redefine “spouse” under the FMLA in light of the Supreme Court’s decision in Windsor, striking down DOMA.  The FMLA provides unpaid leave for eligible employees to care for their spouse due to the … Continue reading

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What Every Arizona Business Needs to Consider – When Hiring Employees, Building a Company, and Protecting Its Brand

Sometimes the most helpful information a person can have at his or her fingertips is the information that answers the question:  Where in the world do we start?  It can be overwhelming to navigate employment laws — trying to figure … Continue reading

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