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Washington’s Birthday Bank Holiday Notice

Washington’s Birthday Bank Holiday Notice

Plan Ahead for Washington's Birthday Bank Holiday Payroll Banks will be closed on Monday, February 18, 2019, in observance of Washington's Birthday. If you are a direct deposit customer or CPS Checks customer, please submit payroll at least one business day early to...

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OSHA 300A Recordkeeping Form Reminder

OSHA 300A Recordkeeping Form Reminder

OSHA 300A Forms Must Be Posted Beginning February 1, 2019 The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) mandates that all employers who are required to maintain the OSHA 300 Log of Work-Related Injuries and Illnesses post a summary of the previous year’s...

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Risk Reduction Through Progressive Discipline

Risk Reduction Through Progressive Discipline

What is Progressive Discipline? Behavioral problems and poor performance can be detrimental to the bottom line; many employers want to terminate problematic employees as soon as possible.  Small businesses may not feel that they have the time or money to work on...

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Employer Interview Questions

Employer Interview Questions

Staying Out of Danger Zones What interview questions should you avoid?  You will ask safe questions by keeping them related to the position you are attempting to fill.  Ask the candidate about their knowledge, skill set, and experience.  You do not want to inquire...

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E-Verify Services are Unavailable

E-Verify Services are Unavailable

E-Verify services are currently unavailable due to a lapse in government funding. While E-Verify is unavailable, employers will not be able to access their E-Verify accounts to: Enroll in E-Verify; Create an E-Verify case; View or take action on any case; Add, delete...

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How to Train Managers

How to Train Managers

Communication is Key If managers avoid giving feedback, offering praise, showing vulnerability, and providing direction, they are not helping the bottom line.  Poor employee performance will go unaddressed and star performers will not feel recognized.  Employees may...

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