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If you hold sales contests, don't follow the crowd on structuring awards.
Short-term disabilities don't last as long at companies where employees report their disability claims quickly, according to a report by CIGNA Group Insurance.
Reports about the demise of family limited partnerships (FLPs) are greatly exaggerated.
The federal government is cranking up its workplace safety inspections, especially targeting repeat offenders and companies with unusually high reports of workplace injuries and illnesses.
With rumblings about the economy improving, you may feel pressure to beef up pay raises this year. New studies say, “Forget about it.”