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CIS’s Proposed Regulation to Allow for Three-Year TN Status Adopted on October 16

On October 16, 2008, the Department of Homeland Security adopted the May 9, 2008 proposed regulation without change. Therefore, effective October 16, 2008, qualifying individuals now may obtain initial periods of TN status or extensions of status for up to three years. As noted in the prior post announcing the proposed regulation, this new development certainly is good news for TN employers and employees alike.…

Deductions From Pay Can Be Dangerous!

Are you making improper deductions from employees’ pay without even realizing it?  Have you ever had a manager who is consistently late and you want to impose a fine equal to 15 minutes of pay for each occurrence?  Or an hourly employee who loses or destroys company tools or equipment and you want them to pay you back for what they broke?  What about an employee who resigns while he or she has a negative leave balance? In all these situations, making a deduction from pay makes logical sense.  But these deductions may be contrary to wage and hour law.

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