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Understanding Your Employer Health Benefit Options

Your Guide to Employer Health Benefit Options Many CEDR members are interested in offering health benefits to their employees but are discouraged by high costs and complex regulations. Wouldn’t it be nice if someone offered a simple, empowering explanation so you can make more educated decisions about healthcare benefits? Here, we aim to do just…

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Happy HR-Appropriate Halloween!

Happy HR-Appropriate Halloween! Halloween decorations and costumes are a major source of fun for many people. For some, going all-out with these things is the best part of the holiday. As your trusty HR advisors, we have to do that thing where we remind you that there are some precautions you need to take when…

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Texas Employers: Paid Sick Leave Laws in Legal Limbo

  Texas Employers: Paid Sick Leave Laws in Legal Limbo When we tell business owners and managers about paid sick leave laws, the most common response we hear is, “I already offer paid time off, so I don’t need to do anything.” This is an enormous, and unfortunate, misunderstanding and one that can immediately get…

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Ex-Employee Drama: Responding to the Tantrum

Ex-Employee Drama: Responding to the Tantrum I let an employee go about a month ago.  She was underperforming, largely due to the fact that she was spending all of her time engaging in personal conversations rather than productive work.  Now I am hearing that she is gossiping about my office and the reasons for her…

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Keeping the Workplace Safe, the Joy of Termination, and More

Keeping the Workplace Safe, the Joy of Termination, and More Learn graceful ways to handle tough topics in our latest CEDR Insider newsletter. This edition of the CEDR Insider addresses some of the toughest HR issues out there. First, we bring you a true story of how we helped bring a team together to make…

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Outsmarting the Smartwatch: HR and Smart Devices

Outsmarting the smartwatch How to keep your team working and your practice compliant in a changing world Computers are everywhere: in our homes, in our offices, in our stores, in our pockets. Cell phones, laptops, and tablets dominate our day-to-day life. And with the use of the smartwatch on the rise, that small sliver of…

CEDR's New HRInsider

Introducing the CEDR Insider

Introducing the CEDR Insider Our newsletter is back and better than ever—thanks to you, in fact! While creating the HRInsider, we implemented your suggestions. We want to give you more real-life stories from the HR front lines, more management and leadership strategies and insights, and better ways to access and implement our software tools. Our…