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When it comes to FLSA enforcement, the notion of a more employer-friendly DOL is quite foreign to HR pros. But with the agency’s latest move, it seems like that’s exactly what it’s going for. The DOL just announced a new pilot program called the Payroll Audit...

Comcast insists that is supporting a freer internet by calling for net neutrality, which is like saying that a wolf insists that it is supporting faster sheep by calling for ankle weights to be attached to the sheep. Still, people believe them. Well, they also believed...

The news is everywhere. Sound the trumpets, toll the bells, the President, Donald J. Trump, has brought an end to one of the longest nightmares seen in this country. Start from the beginning. In 2007 Sholom Rubashkin was raided at his meat processing plant in Postville, Iowa....

Sure enough, once the tax cuts were passed, huge bonuses were handed down by the evil corporations and companies, who were sure to hoard it all for themselves, as the Democrat doomsday seers and apocalypse prophets had foretold. Actually, they had foretold that the evil corporate...

After the healthcare monstrosity known as Obamacare was passed, the vast majority of employers in the country were forced to slash hours so as to avoid going bankrupt. This is how most of the country managed to avoid seeing prices skyrocket, because the companies took steps to...

Normally, a war against the feds would be waged by Chicago mobsters during the 1920’s and early 30’s. Now, however, mankind’s search for meaning has polarized it,with one half of humanity believing in God, and the other half believing in government. The half that believes in...

So, there has been a cultural earthquake. Harvey Weinstein is a molester. Who knew? Well, I did. And I live in New York, and honestly don’t care about Hollywood. The most I know about Hollywood is the occasional headline from the ‘entertainment’ sidebar on webpages....

Hiring a weasel is generally a bad idea. There are exceptions, but not many. So, this happened. Matthew Donlin was a general manager for Petco who took FMLA leave in February 2016 for a medical condition that led to occasional flare-ups. By May of 2016, Donlin’s doctor...

An announcement by the USCIS has let the surprisingly rapid output of all new scam targeting employers. Shortly after the feds announced that they would be ramping up I-9 audits, a rash of fraudulent emails began to appear in the inboxes of various companies. Well designed and...

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