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The DOL's Wage and Hour Division has obtained a $3.9 million judgment against Raceway Petroleum. The money will compensate 700 current and former employees whose wages were affected by Raceway’s violations of the Fair Labor Standards Act. Raceway's owner will pay a $100,000 fine in addition to the wages.
Q. We are short-staffed and some of our employees have been assigned tasks beyond what they were hired to do. Some have said they want more money because of this. Do we have to increase their pay?
Every type of employee leave is different. Some leave requests involve difficult personal issues, while others can cause workplace morale problems. Plus, every state has different leave laws. What's worse, the costs of employee absenteeism—reflected in lost production, overtime and temporary replacements for the absent worker—can add up quickly. What's the best way to combat the problem?
One side effect of the recession: Cash-strapped employees are eating more fast food, exercising less and ignoring their health, studies show. All the more reason to refocus your wellness efforts. Nine lessons from recent studies:
If you often think to yourself at work, “Whoa, I didn’t see that one coming,” then it’s time to take steps to stay in the loop and learn about things in advance. Tips from Careerealism.com:
Federal courts don’t have much patience for faulty logic. A U.S. District Court in New York recently issued a particularly stinging rebuke to a nurse whose pregnancy discrimination case hinged on the “fallacious syllogism” that “I was fired; I was pregnant when I was fired; therefore, I was fired because I was pregnant.”

It seems the recession has taught the nation’s bean counters a few things about what works when it comes to employee retention and satisfaction. In a new survey by Robert Half Management Resources, chief financial officers admit their biggest take-away from the recession is that they need to take better care of their workers.

Each month, AdminProToday.com puts together a digestible collection of 1-minute strategies that help you save time and stress. Here are the 10 most recent time-saving tips:

One of the best ways to guarantee an employee will get her FMLA case in front of a jury is for her boss to mention her use of FMLA leave while discussing termination. FMLA is a “protected” leave for a reason. A good idea: Have someone neutral from HR deliver the news that the employee is being let go.

Get ready for increased legal scrutiny and regulations of your background screening and prehire testing procedures. In recent months, the EEOC, Congress and state legislatures have signaled interest in putting new restrictions on employers.