New Rules and Regulations for 2015 Payroll Taxes

By Staff
Friday, November 21, 2014 11:30 AM

Flu Season Is on the Way

By Staff
Wednesday, November 12, 2014 12:00 PM NEW YORK—In the last decade, fears of pandemics, including "avian flu," SARS, and H1N1 influenza, have swept across the globe. In 2012, employers worried about the flu season since it started early, spread quickly, and caused unexpected numbers of deaths. Last year, concerns arose about the "H7N9 bird flu" in China.

Common Wage Offenses by Employers

By Staff
Monday, November 03, 2014 10:13 AM

Celebrating Halloween at Work: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

By Staff
Wednesday, October 29, 2014 3:10 PM NEW YORK—Halloween is just around the corner, and many companies have now decided what they plan to do for Halloween celebrations at work. For employers who may still be undecided, here is some information you may wish to consider.

Take the Right Steps to Accommodate Employees With Disabilities

By Staff
Monday, October 06, 2014 10:45 AM NEW YORK—As the workforce ages and people working with some kind of disability are on the rise, companies will need to be attentive in making accommodations for certain workers, according to a white paper from The Standard.

New Federal Guidelines Protect Pregnant Employees

By Staff
Monday, August 11, 2014 2:31 PM NEW YORK—In its first major update of Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) guidance on pregnancy discrimination since 1983, on July 14, 2014 the agency added provisions explaining when the Pregnancy Discrimination Act (PDA) and Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) might require reasonable accommodations for workers with pregnancy-related disabilities or work restrictions.

A New Cybersecurity Roadmap to Keep Your Company Safe

By Staff
Monday, July 07, 2014 11:58 AM NEW YORK—On Feb. 12, 2014, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), an agency within the Department of Commerce, published a 41-page “Framework for Improving Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity” in response to President Obama’s 2013 Executive Order calling for such a framework.

Is Virtual Work Here to Stay?

By Staff
Monday, June 30, 2014 11:25 AM

Local Eye Site's Brad McCorkle Discusses The Fight For Talent on 'Power Hour'

By Staff
Monday, June 09, 2014 12:18 AM FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J.—The war for talent in all sectors of the health care industry is only going to become more challenging, and Brad McCorkle of Local Eye Site will discuss what it means for eyecare professionals on the June 11 edition of the “Power Hour,” the weekly radio broadcast hosted by Gary Gerber, OD, founder of The Power Practice.

Obama Proposes Shrinking White-Collar Exemptions for Overtime Pay

By Staff
Friday, April 25, 2014 5:12 PM NEW YORK—President Obama has proposed expanding the availability of overtime pay, directing the Labor Department to do its first overhaul of Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) regulations in 10 years.

SCO Students Share Stories and Perspectives With Prospective Students

By Catherine Wolinski
Thursday, February 27, 2014 2:20 PM MEMPHIS, Tenn.—Prospective optometry school students may find it hard to resist the calling after hearing perspectives of various students at the Southern College of Optometry (SCO) shared in a video released by the school earlier this year.