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Legal Considerations for Employers

Elizabeth Wente, partner with Spencer Fane, LLP, says most of her practice deals with helping businesses reduce challenges and implement best practices for FMLA and ADA. Wente is a 2020 Springfield …

Author and Consultant Rosie Ward says only one third of employees are engaged in their wellness program. She says one organization has been examining how to reduce healthcare costs and encourage …

With some employees returning to work after the shutdown, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has set requirements regarding what an employer can and cannot do under ADA, the …

Are you part of a temporary layoff? The Missouri Department of Labor’s electronic mass claims filing system helps employers and employees file claims quickly and efficiently. Mass claims are …

Katherine Trombetta with the Missouri Job Center says they’ve been using social media to try to help people with their job search during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Job Center will host several …

Paula Adams, president of Penmac, says they try to help clients find gainful employment regardless of whether they have a permanent address. She says they partner with Council of Churches to try …

Carrie Richardson, executive director at Leadership Springfield, says The Harvard Business Review recently published an article listing community connection as the fourth largest motivator for …

Kelly Harris, Director of Safe to Sleep, says the biggest obstacle faced by the working homeless is transportation. She says many times, homeless people need a place to keep their possessions while …

“You have to determine if telecommuting or remote work and those things are going to work for you,” says Mailyn Jeffries, Human Resources Director for Greene County Missouri. Jeffries says the …

“I think the way we’ve managed our organization is kind of the people first, technology second approach,” says Thomas Douglas, president of JMark Business Solutions. He says it allows them to …

How open is the communication in your workplace? Nicole Piper, Director of The One Stop for Early Childhood, says one of the most important things is to make your employees feel they are safe, secure …

Wayne Dipper, Chief Operating Officer and co-owner at KPM Technology, says you must remember that anything you post to social media can come back to haunt you. “I know for a fact that before I ever …

“I’ve had a lot of employees that have given their two weeks notice and it was over things that I didn’t even know about, ” says Lauren Brown, Co-owner of Neighbor’s …

Mark Walker, a local CEO and a member of the Drury University Board of Trustees, says employers are increasingly seeking college graduates who have some kind of meaningful real-world, hands-on …

Do you have questions about how the legalization of medical marijuana in Missouri will affect your workplace? Elizabeth Wente, Partner with Spencer Fane, LLP in the Labor and Employment group, …

“This business in this location with us running it, was never able to generate the kind of income that I could’ve said, ‘okay Gabe, okay Kathy, here is a good health plan that you guys …

Amy Blansit, Founder of Solely Jolie Púr Pallette, says there’s a lack of understanding between employers and employees when it comes to issues such as transportation and childcare. “There’s a lack …

Employers look at the personal social media pages of perspective employees. Glenn Pace, a professor in the management area at Missouri State University, cautions that what you post can have a …

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