Twenty-two states and the District of Columbia now allow the medical use of marijuana. Colorado, Oregon and Washington have also legalized its recreational use and possession. How will this affect your employment policies?
With the jobless rate for people ages 20 to 24 still higher than 10 percent, many college students might be willing to trade their time for an unpaid learning experience. But there is a legal difference between an employee and an intern. Knowing the difference can help you avoid breaking the law. Continue reading “Intern-al Affairs”
Carbon monoxide poisoning causes an estimated 15,200 people to visit an emergency room or miss at least one day of work per year. But because carbon monoxide exposure creates nonspecific effects that are easily misdiagnosed, the actual toll of carbon monoxide poisoning is probably much higher. Continue reading “Protect Yourself from Carbon Monoxide Poisoning”
Target and its customers are continuing to feel the repercussions of a massive data breach, where hackers gained access to data from some 40 million debit and credit cards of Target shoppers during the holiday season. The lesson for other businesses is clear: If the country’s third-largest retailer, with its resources and sophisticated systems, can have a data breach, any business can. Continue reading “10 Cyber Security Tips for Small Business”
Twenty-three states and the District of Columbia now allow the medical use of marijuana. Colorado, Washington, Oregon and Alaska have also legalized its recreational use and possession. Will this send employers’ zero-tolerance policies up in smoke? Continue reading “Marijuana and Workers’ Compensation”
Vacancies create a host of problems for owners besides lost income. Here’s a list of some problems to be aware of, and what you can do to mitigate them. Continue reading “Why Empty Buildings Are Full of Risk”