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What are my obligations to nursing mothers?

What are my obligations to nursing mothers?

| January 17, 2018

You’ve got a business, and one of your employees has given birth and had a child. She’s breastfeeding, and you want to know what obligations you have to your employee under the Fair Labor Standards Act. Never fear: SmartSign is here to help. (Obviously, if you have specific legal questions, we’re not lawyers, and you […]

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Workplace diversity increases revenue

Workplace diversity increases revenue

| October 15, 2014

More diversity, more revenue? It’s true. We don’t usually think about how many different kinds of people we work with and how it may or may not affect the company, but according to recent studies, there is a link between greater diversity in the workplace and greater profits. Diversity, including diversity of race, gender, age, background and more, […]

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Smile, you’re on camera: How being filmed affects employees

Smile, you’re on camera: How being filmed affects employees

| September 24, 2014

Ever feel like you’re being watched at work? Being filmed might do more than provide a record of employee behavior, reports the Huffington Post: Cameras can actually change employee behavior. “The most significant impact of bodycams, taxi-cams, and the like is not reliving the past but, rather, changing behavior in the present. We act differently […]

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Office perks: What employees really want

Office perks: What employees really want

| July 2, 2014

Last week, the Society for Human Resource Management released its annual Employee Benefits Survey. The survey provides comprehensive information about the types of benefits U.S. employers offer employees. The major takeaway from this year’s results: Employers are spending more to keep their employees in good health, even if they have to sacrifice other benefits. According to the […]

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