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We Are Being Audited by ICE – Should We Go Back and Fix Our Problems Now?!


Posted on February 20, 2012 in HR Insights for Health Care

Published by: Hall Render

The employer hears a knock at the door.  Surprise!  ICE is on the other side to serve the employer with a Notice of Inspection to audit Forms I-9.  Of course, the employer repeats the ever-popular phrase, “Keep Calm and Carry On,” but what happens next?  Thoughts may be racing through the employer’s mind such... READ MORE

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Right-to-Work: Now There Are Twenty-Three


Posted on February 17, 2012 in HR Insights for Health Care

Written by: Stephen W. Lyman

The Right-to-Work movement notched a victory in February 2012 when Indiana became the latest state to pass Right-to-Work legislation.  This article discusses Right-to-Work implications for employers and employees working in both unionized and non-union environments. The Battle for Employees’ Right-to-Work in Indiana On February 1, 2012, Indiana became the 23rd state to adopt a... READ MORE

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I Didn’t Know They Were Working – Do I Still Have to Pay Them?


Posted on February 11, 2012 in HR Insights for Health Care

Written by: Stephen W. Lyman

Suppose one of your supervisory employees – for over eight years – clocked in 15 to 45 minutes before the start of her shift 5 AM early morning shift and spent most of that time doing tasks related to her normal duties.  Then, your employee sues you and claims that she has been underpaid... READ MORE

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Say What You Mean and Mean What You Say


Posted on February 10, 2012 in HR Insights for Health Care

Written by: Stephen W. Lyman

Every “day” we see examples where the usage of ambiguous wording in employment policies leads to confusion and litigation.  While the people who drafted the wording may have decent annual salaries and may have understood what their wording was intended to mean, one wonders if they should “also receive two weeks paid vacation per... READ MORE

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