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Bethany Hacker | September 30, 2019

REVISED Overtime Rule from the Dept of Labor

The suspense is over – the Department of Labor announced the revised Overtime Rule, which will set the minimum salary threshold for the Fair Labor Standard Act’s white-collar exemptions at $684 per week, or $35,568 per year. The rule, which will ...

employees don't care about work

Paige Porio | June 1, 2019

Most Employees Don’t Care About Their Work!

With the U.S. economy on solid footing, American workers may be feeling better about their career prospects, but most aren’t thrilled with their actual jobs. In fact, according to a new Gallup study on the American workplace, two-thirds are disenga...

ss-letters

Paige Porio |

SSA No-Match Letters

The Social Security Administration recently resurrected its practice of issuing Employer Correction Request notices – also known as “no-match letters” – when it receives employee information from an employer that does not match its records. I...

trip and fall lawsuits

Paige Porio | March 1, 2019

Tripping into Litigation

It’s impossible to watch TV without seeing an advertisement from an attorney assuring prospective clients that their alleged accident was not their fault. In the brief 20-30 second commercial, viewers are convinced that they are the victim and will...

Retaining Route Service Representatives

Paige Porio | December 1, 2018

Retaining Route Service Representatives

With today’s every tightening job market, it becomes critical to assure stabilization of our exceptional customer ambassadors. The route service representative (RSR) makes or breaks our business. We know the great RSRs because they tend to be the o...

10 ways to avoid injuries

Paige Porio | September 1, 2018

10 Ways to Improve Safety

Does it put your company in an uncomfortable situation when a Route Service Representative cannot run their route due to an injury? How can you save money while reducing the number of days your Route Service Representatives (RSRs) miss work? One surp...

getting the turnover out of sales

Paige Porio | June 1, 2018

Getting the Turnover Out Of Sales

It’s a familiar story, especially during challenging economic times. Turnover Often, it starts like this. After a few quarterly disappointments or failed renewals, someone in the organization turns to the sales department and starts looking for the...

family owned business dynamics

Paige Porio |

Managing Conflict in a Family Business

Family businesses in the U.S. make up 64 percent of the country’s gross domestic product. In other words, family businesses have a big impact on our economy. Family-owned businesses also create 78 percent of all new jobs. Yet, 60 percent of fam...