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CORONAVIRUS

4 strategies for your law office to use now to protect your employees from coronavirus

With the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19), your law office needs a plan to protect employees from exposure. The CDC (Centers for Disease Control) recommends these strategies: Actively encourage sick employees to stay home: Employees who have symptoms of acute respiratory illness are recommended to stay home and not come to work until they are free of fever (100.4° F [37.8° C] or greater using an oral thermometer), signs of a fever, and any other symptoms for at least 24 hours, without the use of fever-reducing or other symptom-altering medicines (e.g. cough suppressants). Employees should notify their supervisor and stay home if they are sick. Ensure that your sick leave policies are flexible and consistent with public health guidance and that employees are aware of these policies. Talk with companies that… . . . read more

ASK THE EXPERT

Must employee notify our office of DUI?

QUESTION If one of our employees gets a DUI, do they have to notify us? ANSWER It depends. EXPLANATION There are at least four factors affecting whether the employee would have to come forward and tell you about the DUI? Your HR policies: What, if anything, do your current policies say about whether employees must notify you of their DUIs? Conviction or arrest? If the employee was arrested but not convicted, he/she may be able to prove innocence (or may have already done so if the charges were dropped or the employee was acquitted). A conviction, on the other hand, would more likely affect job performance and thus require disclosure. Impact on job performance: Notification is required if the DUI has an actual or potential impact on job performance, such… . . . read more

MANAGING STAFF

Want to jump ahead of the competition? Get everybody aiming for the same thing

No matter what the business, the winning players are always organizations with a motivated and productive workforce…


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INCREASING PROFITS

Keep your accounts receivable young

Collection work is something that can’t wait, because a dollar of receivables doesn’t stay a dollar…


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MANAGING STAFF

5 proven ways to delegate work and set the staffer up for success on the task

Being a successful administrator calls for an investment.
It is the investment of time and patience to train staff to take on delegated tasks and…


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FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT

A guide to understanding financial data

Law practice owners, especially those operating smaller firms, tend not to be super-knowledgeable about…


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MARKETING

7 ways to make your firm stand out among your competition

The competition for clients is fierce and law firms are marketing heavily, says marketing expert…


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HIRING & FIRING

Hiring and firing risk factor: careless words

When jobs are in short supply, “people are desperate to find work and desperate to keep the work they have.” They’re willing to…


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OFFICE PROCEDURES

5 benefits of rules-based calendaring software

1. Use of automated rules-based calendaring software may entitle your firm to discounts for…


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MANAGING THE OFFICE

To-Dos: Your September office checklist

Now that the summer is over and you’re facing the final quarter, it’s time to roll up your sleeves and get to work. Here are some important tasks you…


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