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Hiring the Right People

Before you hire anyone just to get something done, take some time to plan what you need done and who you need to hire. Excerpted from the book on mindful business management, Business Black Belt   “There is something that is much more scarce, something finer far, something rarer than ability. It is the ability…

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California COVID-19 Paid Sick Leave

California has enacted a new supplemental paid sick leave law requiring employers with more than 25 employees to provide them with up to 80 hours of paid leave for specific COVID-19-related reasons. The requirement takes effect on Feb. 19, 2022, but it is retroactive to Jan. 1, 2022. California previously had a similar law in…

Firing employees who don’t want to be vaccinated
doesn’t qualify as wrongful termination…

On June 12, a federal judge dismissed the lawsuit… saying that firing 117 workers at the Houston Methodist Hospital who don’t want to be vaccinated doesn’t qualify as wrongful termination. That leaves employees who choose not to get the C0VlD shot in danger of being fired… June 21 is their deadline when the hospital has…

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Changes in H-1B Rules — Higher Minimum Salaries for Foreign Employees

For Your Employee Policies Handbook Under Hiring Procedures / Immigration Law Compliance Despite its innocent-sounding name, the H-1B visa program enables US employers to hire foreign employees who have come to be an important part of their workforce. New: Minimum Salaries For the thousands of jobs covered under the H-1B program, each comes with a…

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Video – Writing Your Business Plan:
Introducing “Management”

VIDEO – What to think about as you edit the “Management Team” section of your business plan and what investors and lenders (crowdfund, angel, venture capital, SBA) look for as they consider funding your startup or growing company.