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California Wage Notice Guidance for Employers

July 10, 2019

Hire Right: The California Wage Notice You already know that it’s difficult to be an employer in the state of California. In fact, if you’re a California employer, you’re probably sick and tired of people telling you how difficult it is to be an employer in the Golden State.  Let’s flip that soggy old narrative…

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Why California Employers Need to Watch Their Pay Stub Data

June 18, 2019

Double-Check Your Pay Stub Format (or Pay Up!) in California You may recall us harping on how important it is to take responsibility for your own wage and hour compliance as an employer. The data included on employee pay stubs is one area where you need to be hyper-vigilant that you’re meeting what’s required by…

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Automatically Clocking Your Employees Out Leaves Your Business Vulnerable

May 21, 2019

Surprise! Automatically Clocking Your Employees Out Is Risky Business. Very few employers break employment laws on purpose. That would be crazy. Still, here at CEDR we’ve found that a majority of the business owners we work with have some form of wage and hour violation on their books before they come on board as CEDR…

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Independent Contractor Agreements Don’t Protect Employers

May 6, 2019

Think You’re Protected by an Independent Contractor Agreement? Think Again. You’ll want to think twice before classifying your new hire as an independent contractor, even if they signed an independent contractor agreement. Here’s why: In a recent decision filed by an Alabama Federal Court, a judge held that a signed independent contractor agreement is not…

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7 Things Your Timekeeping System Should Do

April 3, 2019

7 Things Your Digital Timekeeping System Should Do for You (But Probably Doesn’t) Analog punch clocks are all but relics of a forgotten time as most private dental and healthcare practices now use some sort of digital timekeeping option to track employee hours. Many of those digital timekeeping tools are provided free with your office’s…

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DACA Decoded: 8 Cold, Hard Facts About a Human Problem

October 12, 2017

DACA Decoded: 8 Cold, Hard Facts About a Human Problem DACA is back in the news, and the debate has escalated. Here’s how this affects you as an employer. On September 5, the decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program (commonly known as DACA) was announced, and the waves of reactions and…

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HHS Says Not Understanding HIPAA Creates (HUGE) Risk

June 20, 2017

HHS Says Not Understanding HIPAA Creates (HUGE) Risk What’s worse than a 2.5 million dollar HIPAA settlement? Knowing that it could have been avoided, that’s what. The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) oversees HIPAA enforcement. As part of this enforcement, HHS publishes official summaries of their completed cases. This one might give you…

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How to handle an employee giving 2 weeks’ notice

September 29, 2016

How to Handle an Employee Giving 2 Weeks’ Notice It’s 4:30 on a Friday afternoon, and one of your employees knocks on your door asking to come in. They’re avoiding eye contact, they’re fidgety, nervous… This can’t be good news. You imagine accidentally shredded payroll reports, stolen laptops full of patient information, or something equally…

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The NLRB Hates Your No Gossiping Policy. Here’s Why.

February 24, 2015

The NLRB Hates Your No Gossiping Policy. Here’s Why. You Can’t Run or Hide from the NLRB (But You Can Kill Your No Gossiping Policy) I keep running into this problem as we evaluate pre-existing employee handbooks for doctors, dentists and office managers across the country. The issue is that, as an employer, you want…