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Understanding Independent Contractor Classifications

Understanding Independent Contractor Classifications

by Steven Smith

With the introduction of the Affordable Care Act and other changes in the past 2 years, it became critical for the Department of Labor to look at the definition of an Independent Contractor more closely, especially with the increase of...

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EEOC and Background Checks Go Hand in Hand

EEOC and Background Checks Go Hand in Hand

by Kyle McKinney

Making the proper hiring decision can be a heavy task, especially when using background checks to assist in the hiring process. You’ve weeded through the potential candidates, made your selection and spent the money on vetting your potential...

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Disability Employment Requirements New Checklist Issued by OFCCP

Disability Employment Requirements: New Checklist Issued by OFCCP

by Steven Smith

Recently the Department of Labor released a checklist to help employers regulated by the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) better analyze whether their affirmative action plan meets the government’s requirements. While the list itself certainly...

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Are Background Checks Hurting You

Are Background Checks Hurting You?

by Ryan Kohler

As HR professionals, you wear many hats and your role is constantly changing and evolving to meet the needs of your organization. Piggybacking this responsibility is the expectation that you maintain balanced levels of professionalism and equal opportunity. I’d like to...

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Do We Still Need Affirmative Action

Do We Still Need Affirmative Action?

by Ryan Kohler

For many years affirmative action was a popular topic due to the need for blacks to receive equal opportunity for jobs, education, and other opportunities. With the Civil Rights Act now 50 years old, has our society grown to a...

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