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Beware legal risk of raising worker’s title in lieu of pay

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With nervous employers still keeping generous raises on the shelf, more are turning to job title promotions to show appreciation. The risk: “If you start inflating titles, the titles themselves don’t reflect the duties of the position and required expertise … which can cause difficulty separating exempt and nonexempt employees,” says John Skousen, a partner with the law firm Fisher & Phillips.

Read five tips to consider before changing job titles at "Beware legal risk of raising employee's title in lieu of pay."

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