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Definition of an Employee’s Termination Date

By |June 28th, 2017|

Question:

What is the technical or otherwise common definition of an employee’s termination date? Is it the date the on which the termination occurs or the last date the employee performed work?

Answer from Monica, SPHR, SHRM-CP:

Typically, the termination date is the day that the actual termination occurred. It may or may not coincide with the final […]

California Law Alert | Minimum Wage Increases

By |June 28th, 2017|

California Law Update
Minimum Wage Increases

Seven municipalities in California have passed minimum wages that are higher than the state rate and will go into effect or increase on July 1, 2017.

Emeryville
For employers with 56 or more employees: increase from $14.82 to $15.20 per hour
For employers with 55 or fewer employees: increase from $13.00 to $14.00 per […]

HR Advisor | April 2017

By |April 10th, 2017|

HR Advisor | March 2016

By |March 17th, 2016|

March 2016 HR News
We’re almost a quarter of the way through 2016! This month we examine ways to make safety programs engaging for your employees and options you have when constructing a company dress code. Go to the HR Support Center after the 15th for an HR Cast on addressing poor employee hygiene. The pleasant […]

MID-YEAR CHANGES/AMENDMENTS TO SAFE-HARBOR 401(k)/403(b) PLANS

By |March 15th, 2016|

The IRS has been very restrictive about making mid-year changes to a Safe Harbor 401(k) Plan. However, IRS Notice 2016-16, effective January 29, 2016, eliminated most of these restrictions for both safe harbor 401(k) and 403(b) plans.

Almost everything is allowed if an updated safe harbor notice describing the mid-year change and its effective date is […]

Question about Employee Management

By |March 9th, 2016|

Q  What constitutes a “hostile work environment” and what’s my obligation if an employee complains about it?
Answer from Eric, one of our HR Pros
A hostile work environment occurs when unlawful harassment in the workplace either 1) becomes a condition of continued employment (meaning the employee must continue to endure it in order to keep their […]

Question about Employee Management

By |February 3rd, 2016|

Employee Management Question
What are the laws regarding cell phones at work? Personal use by our employees has gotten out of hand. Can we change our policy to say that cell phones are not permitted on the premises?
Answer from Sarah, one of our HR Pros
Thank you for your question. I can certainly understand the frustration of […]

TRC Conversation: Affordable Decisions

By |March 10th, 2015|

TRC Conversation: Affordable Decisions

08. Jan, 2015Categories: Newsby 0 Comments

SPECIALIZED CARE • JAN 8, 2015
TRC Conversation: Affordable Decisions
BY LAB STAFF
Using their knowledge of diabetes medication, specialist pharmacists knows which products give patients the best health care value.

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Osteoarthritis Symptoms And Treatment

By |March 9th, 2015|

Osteoarthritis Symptoms And Treatment

08. Jan, 2015Categories: News by 0 Comments

SPECIALIZED CARE • JAN 6, 2015
Osteoarthritis Symptoms And Treatment
BY MARC SURAK, PHARMD
Oseoarthritis occurs from the cartilage in joints breaking down over time as a result of an injury, repetitive motion or excessive weight.

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7 Healthcare Storylines For 2015

By |March 8th, 2015|

7 Healthcare Story lines For 2015

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INDUSTRY UPDATES • DEC 31, 2014
7 Healthcare Storylines For 2015
BY LAB STAFF
Seven key moments of 2014 foreshadow what will be driving the pharmacy benefit conversation in 2015.

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