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Why Everyone Wants Two Jobs and How Employers Should Handle It

No one is immune to the temptation of an extra paycheck. If you’ve ever wondered if it’s possible to be overworked, then you might be surprised to learn that there is actually a name for this phenomenon: overemployment. According to the overemployed population, this...

Employment Law Dos and Don’ts

April 28, 2022 Understanding all the legal do’s and don’ts of managing employees can be difficult. But here’s an extra incentive to avoid mistakes: If employees (or ex-employees) decide to file a lawsuit, they can sometimes sue their managers directly in addition to...

The impact of cannabis laws on employers

April 27, 2022   Marijuana or cannabis use remains illegal under federal law. Marijuana is a Schedule I substance under the Controlled Substances Act. Drugs on Schedule I have no currently recognized medical use under federal law and are said to have a high...
Why Everyone Wants Two Jobs and How Employers Should Handle It

Why Everyone Wants Two Jobs and How Employers Should Handle It

No one is immune to the temptation of an extra paycheck. If you’ve ever wondered if it’s possible to be overworked, then you might be surprised to learn that there is actually a name for this phenomenon: overemployment. According to the overemployed population, this...

Employment Law Dos and Don’ts

Employment Law Dos and Don’ts

April 28, 2022 Understanding all the legal do’s and don’ts of managing employees can be difficult. But here’s an extra incentive to avoid mistakes: If employees (or ex-employees) decide to file a lawsuit, they can sometimes sue their managers directly in addition to...

The impact of cannabis laws on employers

The impact of cannabis laws on employers

April 27, 2022   Marijuana or cannabis use remains illegal under federal law. Marijuana is a Schedule I substance under the Controlled Substances Act. Drugs on Schedule I have no currently recognized medical use under federal law and are said to have a high...

Tennessee Expands E-Verify Requirements

Tennessee Expands E-Verify Requirements

Implementation Date: January 1, 2023 Effective January 1, 2023, the Tennessee Lawful Employment Act is amended to require employers with 25 or more employees to use the federal E-Verify program to verify the legal status of potential employees hired on or after that...

New managers: 6 best practices for leading your team

New managers: 6 best practices for leading your team

April 21, 2022When you ask people about their favorite bosses, their eyes light up and they say things like: “She always made me feel like she had my back,” and “He challenged me to do things I didn’t think I was capable of.” These descriptions focus on who that...

DOL targeting employers for FMLA violations

DOL targeting employers for FMLA violations

April 7, 2022 From Business Management Daily Workers who believe they were unlawfully denied FMLA leave usually head directly to federal court to file lawsuits. Unlike most federal employment laws, the FMLA doesn’t require any preliminary agency action—like filing an...