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One important way to judge your success as a manger is by the success of your employees. An effective manager isn’t just a boss who can extract the most productivity from his people, but the one who produces great future managers. How can you be sure that under your leadership managers will blossom?

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Q. We recently advertised internally for a current employee to do six to eight hours per week of office cleaning for an hourly wage. An exempt employee responded indicating that he would like the extra pay. Is it OK to pay him the hourly rate for his share of the cleaning work in addition to his salary?
Typically, federal courts tend to uphold the U.S. Department of Labor’s interpretations of the Fair Labor Standards Act. But now the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals has rejected the DOL’s interpretation of what it means to be an outside salesperson under the FLSA.

Employees tend to get angry if management dismisses or turns a blind eye to some perceived injustice. That anger may manifest itself in many ways, including refusing to cooperate with reasonable requests. You don’t have to put up with that passive-aggressive behavior.

No manager enjoys having “the talk” with employees. But ignoring an employee’s poor performance won’t make the problem go away; it’ll only make things worse. Tell managers they can improve the odds for positive change by following these six rules of employee engagement:
Q. Do we always have to allow intermittent FMLA leave for cancer treatments (e.g., chemo and radiation)? The employee is capable of working and says the treatments are available only during the day.

A while back, Google set out to improve the skills of its managers. A bunch of statisticians compared correlations in the words and phrases that came up again and again in performance reviews, feedback surveys and recognition nominations.  The end result: a simple yet elegant list of eight things the best Google managers do:

After a three-year hiatus, the Social Security Administration has resumed sending no-match letters to employers, alerting them when employees’ Social Security numbers don’t correspond to numbers in the SSA’s database. Because the feds have offered no guidance on what no-match letters mean these days, experts fear confusion for employers.

When it comes to assigning projects, do you spend most of your time telling employees how to do the work? Or do you give them clear goals and guidelines, then get out of the way? Micromanaging is an inefficient use of a manager’s time. It signals distrust of employees and inhibits them from taking initiative. Here are key signs of micromanaging and advice on how to reduce it.

As CEO of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited, James H. Quigley oversees a net­work of member firms composed of more than 170,000 employees in 145 countries. He recently co-authored a book, As One, about the eight archetypes of leaders and followers—and about applying those models to your organization to unlock the power of teams working “as one.”
A new private ruling provides the tax “icing on the cake” to IRA holders who pay wrap fees to their brokers. According to the ruling, wrap fees don’t count as traditional or Roth IRA contributions if they are paid separately by the owner. So you can contribute up to the annual contribution limit without any reduction.
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