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Most employers try to strike a balance between encouraging healthy habits on the part of their employees, and acting as a surrogate nanny. The question of whether or not to allow vaping at work can be a thorny one to tackle. "As sales of e-cigarettes surge, the devices have joined polarizing workplace aggravations like microwaved fish, loud ringtones and reply-to-all messages," according to an article in the Wall Street Journal.
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Cash as a form of legal tender isn't yet as obsolete as 8-track tapes and VCRs. But it's definitely less popular with certain demographic groups than others.
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Nursing homes and personal-care facilities present many health and safety risks for their employees. In fact, combined with patient violence against employees, the situation has become so serious that the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has made nursing homes a top priority for safety inspections.
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General contractors for big-budget construction projects look for ways to manage risks, including the possibility that subcontractors won't perform the work they were hired to do.
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It's a rare business owner who doesn't want to lift profits, reduce the cost of holding inventory and boost cash on hand. Two of the smartest, cutting edge ways of managing stock can help you do that -- the "just in time" and "accurate response" systems.
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Accurate, relevant and timely financial information is key to making good decisions for not-for-profit executives and board members. But do all of your board members really understand the numbers they receive and what they mean to your organization?
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It's difficult for many people to write off medical expenses because of the limits imposed under the tax laws. But you may qualify by including every expense allowed. Some of the qualified procedures may surprise you.
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Federal and state laws have been designed to protect disabled individuals from discrimination. Notably, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and its subsequent amendments provide legal recourse to aggrieved parties. Frequently, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) pursues litigation on behalf of individuals when it believes their rights have been violated. Here's what employers should know, including three new cases that provide valuable reminders of potential pitfalls to avoid.
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Are you considering buying a new plug-in electric vehicle or a plug-in electric-gas hybrid vehicle? There is good and bad news about the tax credits and other cost-saving benefits available on these vehicles.
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By law, all manufacturers, importers, distributors and retailers must notify the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CSPC) if they obtain information that reasonably supports the conclusion that a product: •Fails to meet mandatory consumer product safety standards. •Contains a defect that could create a substantial hazard to consumers. •Creates an unreasonable risk of serious injury or death.

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