Monthly Archives: July 2012

Jul 19, 2012  |   By Patty Azzarello →

Keeping A Personal Record – It Could Be a Workplace Game-Changer

People often ask me if they should keep a work journal of some kind. I was encouraged to do this early in my career — I did it for awhile. Was it worthwhile? I wasn’t sure. But then something happened… Why keeping a record can help A manager who worked for me was really annoying me. It got to the point where I decided the     Continue reading

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Jul 9, 2012  |   By Todd Stanton →

When is Travel Time Compensable?

A recent call from one of my favorite clients prompted this post.  His question: I have non-exempt employees who travel internationally for business.  They sit on the plane for a long time going to and from assignments.  Do I have to pay them to watch in-flight movies? My answer: It depends.  And the factors on which it depends are really dumb. As you are aware,     Continue reading

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