According to the US Dept of Labor, the new Exempt/Non-Exempt worker rules will result in the following:Workers directly affected. 4.2 million salaried workers will be affected by this rule based on their salaries. These workers are currently ineligible for overtime. The Department estimates that most of them (4.1 million) will become eligible for overtime when they work more than 40 hours (i.e., they will b..
Many companies are under pressure to increase pay levels at the lowest levels in the organization. Activists and politicians alike are encouraging companies to take action. Recently in the news, we saw Amazon make the move by increasing the minimum wage to $15 per hour for its US employees. How can smaller companies compete without sacrificing profitability?The answer is found in the balance bet..
One of the primary responsibilities of leaders in any industry is to develop and foster the cohesiveness of teamwork. Though simple in concept, it is probably the greatest challenge a leader faces. In order to meet this challenge, we must recognize the causes of team dysfunction and then develop strategies to address the problems. Moreover, leaders need to be able to effectively and impactfully communicate ..
The Webinar will discuss methods to ensure that workers classified as independent contractors are independent. With the push by the US Department of Labor to clamp down on misclassification of employees as independent contractors it is important for companies to make sure they have everyone classified correctly. Under the Affordable Care Act, many employers have thought about using independent contractors m..
This webinar will help personnel in the Analytical Method Development Laboratory, Quality Control Laboratory and Quality Assurance understand the evolving expectations for analytical method validation. The paradigm that test method validation is one experiment performed just before method transfer must be replaced with a proactive, lifecycle approach that includes the three stages of Analytical Method Proce..
An employee hands in his resignation and walks out the door and with them walks out valuable skills, knowledge, and capabilities. You are sorry to see them leave and you don’t want to lose anymore. Also walking out is the key to how to keep good employees and how to make your business better than ever. The key is Exit Interviews.Exit Interviews can provide critical information that only leaving employees ca..
Communication is a two-way process to exchange ideas. We communicate in order to elicit some type of response. Some examples of a response could be more knowledge, a specific action, or some type of emotion.Understanding the D.I.S.C. profile will help understand the four different personality type and how they like to receive information. Do you have a clear understanding of how to communicate with others? ..
Political change often means policy change. Changes at the CFPB and the offices of states’ Attorneys Generals is changing UDAAP enforcement and the methods to investigate potential violations of consumer protection laws. Learn the acts and practices that examiners are determining to be unfair, deceptive, or abusive and how to protect your institution from UDAAP violations.Areas Covered Su..
Counterfeit drugs pose a public health hazard, waste consumer income, and reduce the incentive to engage in research and development and innovation. Stronger state licensure supervision of drug suppliers would be helpful. Technological approaches, such as the Radio Frequency Identification devices, should also be considered. Finally, counterfeit drugs may raise concerns among consumers about the safety and ..
The effective and progressive use of a Screening DOE, a Mapping DOE and a Robust Process DOE will lead to a better understanding of the process and the location of the best optimum. NOTE: This webinar focuses on DOE strategies. It is not focused on statistical methods, analysis of variance, and other techniques, but rather the overall approach for successful DOEs.This DOE (Design of experiments) t..
This program will provide the participant with the U.S. federal income, estate, and gift tax implications and planning techniques to properly advise their foreign investor clients on how to best structure their U.S. real property investments under the new tax rules of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.Advising foreign real property investors requires tax and other professionals involved with foreign real property i..
Manufacturing in Mexico as a maquiladora under the IMMEX program (formally known as the Maquiladora Program) can offer tremendous benefits for virtually any foreign manufacturer, especially those selling into the North American market. Established in 1965 by the Mexican government as a way to reduce unemployment along the borders, the maquiladora program offers foreign companies easy access to inexpensive l..
Reducing turnover and fast-tracking new employees to productivity is a key business imperative. The reality is that about 30% of employees don’t make it past their first year and it’s expensive. Good recruitment and hiring can be quickly undone by disorganized poorly executed new employee orientation. And as millennials become a driving force in the workplace, they represent special opportunities and challe..
This webinar examines the scope and nature of employee dishonesty and explains the risks to employers and organizations of all types. It goes on to deal with the practical aspects of prevention and response to victimization, as well as balancing the need to assure that corrective and deterrent programs and policies do not unduly interfere with normal operations and opportunities and do not generate other ma..
The EU MDR 745/2017 is a complete game change to the old law of the MDD 93/42/EEC since 1993 with a couple of updates. The time is very short and the number of requirements and required changes is high. The training will show how to conduct a gap-analysis, an action plan and how to be on track until May 2020. Learn what to do into the quality management department and what to do in the regulatory affairs de..