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  • Will a bring your own device program work with your company? BYOD. It’s been said so often, it’s practically a buzzword. A lot has changed since the days of desk phones and, well, typewriters. And, while cell phones aren’t exactly new, the way companies approach them is developing in interesting ways. One influencer affecting the…

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  • What is CYOD and how can your company make use of it? Let’s start with the obvious. Smart phone usage is standard practice, both at and outside of work. But not every company has a reimbursement plan for their mobile-enabled workers. If employees make calls on their personal phone, access emails or anything else for…

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  • How California Assembly Bill 5 Could Impact Your Business In mid-September, California’s governor signed Assembly Bill 5 (AB5) into law. Effective January 1, 2020, AB5 changes the criteria that define independent contractors. Employers that are not aligned with the new law could be at risk of misclassification claims by their employees. What’s more, New York…

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  • Illinois’ New Labor Law and Business Mileage Reimbursement Illinois recently passed an amendment to the Illinois Wage Payment and Collection Act (IWPCA). This amendment requires employers to reimburse their workers for “necessary” costs “directly related to services performed for [their] employer[s].” While this new law does not go into effect until January 1st of 2019,…

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