Monthly Archives: January 2010

Don’t waste your waste

A new year has begun and you may decide it is time to clean up and get rid of things you are not using.  You know, all those old computer components, half empty bottles that are collecting dust, etc.  Before … Continue reading

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How NOT to deal with an employee who calls OSHA

(Or, how to lose your car to the Federal Government) Employees who file a complaint about safety with OSHA are protected under the law from retaliation. A company in New Jersey found out the hard way.  Brocon Petroleum in New … Continue reading

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Out With the Old and In With the New: Employment Law Changes from 2009

Employment Law Changes from 2009 A CHESS Tournament guest post by Deb McGahey, HR Options For most employers, 2009 was a busy year monitoring all of the employment law changes that were enacted throughout the year. As I started to … Continue reading

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Should I swap my chair for an exercise ball?

I have recently been asked about use of exercise balls at work stations.  Exercise balls require that abdominal muscles be engaged.  They are fine for short periods of time (an hour a day, maybe), but should not be used for … Continue reading

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