Paul Edwards

Final Paycheck and Resignations
Final Paycheck and Resignations

One of the hundreds of unique compliance items we monitor on behalf of our members is the final paycheck rules in your state. They vary widely, however the one absolute commonality is that you can never withhold a final paycheck for any reason. Some states simply...

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What EPLI Insurance Does and Doesn’t Cover
What EPLI Insurance Does and Doesn’t Cover

There’s no question, we live in a litigious society, which is probably why we get asked, “Should I get Employment Liability Insurance (or EPLI)?” on a fairly regular basis. One of CEDR’s goals is to empower you with the tools to prevent employment lawsuits through...

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Are you Ok? Interfacing with a Suicidal Employee
Are you Ok? Interfacing with a Suicidal Employee

Chances are that you’ve heard an employee make an off-hand comment about self-harm. These comments can range from an innocent hyperbolic expression of frustration (e.g. I’m going to kill myself if I have to do that procedure one more time!)  to a serious expression of...

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The Heaviest Lifter in Hiring
The Heaviest Lifter in Hiring

When it comes to hiring practices, the job description is usually not top of mind for small practice entrepreneurs. In fact, it’s usually one of the last things on the HR to-do list of small dental and medical offices. Still, if small business leadership understood...

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Managing Working Parents in 2021
Managing Working Parents in 2021

Chances are, the current childcare crisis has been a major source of frustration for your practice over the past two years. If the calls coming into our Solution Center are any indication, leaders feel wedged between a rock and a hard place, both sympathizing with the...

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Snap Up the Perfect Hire Quickly
Snap Up the Perfect Hire Quickly

Of the more than 12,000 dental and medical practices who are members of CEDR or HR Base Camp, the single most frustrating issue reported by practice owners and managers is centered around hiring. There is some good news, sort of. As of the first of July 2021, it...

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“For the Last Time, It’s Not a HIPAA Violation”: HR Base Camp Roundup, Vaccine Edition
Half-Naked and a No-Show: HR Base Camp Roundup

HR Base Camp, our private professional group hosted on Facebook and composed of over 9,000 leaders of small dental and medical practices, is overflowing with practical, real-life examples and HR knowledge. In our group, members with personnel issues can post...

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