Posted on January 4, 2011 at 12:07:37 PM
The Council of Black Faculty and Staff at The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey hosted its 29th Annual Awards Dinner and Dance recently at the Carriage House in Galloway. Since its inception more than a quarter of a century ago, the Council of Black Faculty and Staff has worked to expand the opportunities available to Stockton’s diverse community. The Council has awarded more than $220,000 in scholarship money to deserving Stockton students since 1981. This year the Council awarded nine $1,000 scholarships, one of which was named in memory of Annette Thorpe, a former Stockton staff member, and awarded to Phillip Bennett. This year’s honorary chairperson was Stockton’s Provost and Executive Vice President, Dr. Harvey Kesselman. The following award recipients were honored for their contributions, which are making a difference both locally and internationally. • Lifetime-Achievement Recipient–Dr. David Carr• Merit Award Recipient–Ms....
Posted on March 12, 2014 at 03:47:44 AM
More than 60,000 high-tech workers have a bone to pick with Apple, Google, Intel and several other Silicon Valley giants. In a class-action suit filed with the U.S. District Court of Northern California, workers with these companies claim that the late Steve Jobs and other CEOs conspired to keep their wages down by agreeing not to recruit talent from competing companies. The companies have called a judge’s order allowing the case to move forward ”manifestly erroneous.” The lawsuit, scheduled to go to trial in late May, seeks up to $9 billion in damages. Brought on behalf of about 64,000 programmers, software developers, digital artists and others, the suit centers on recruitment practices in one of the world’s leading technology sectors. Companies that poach employees will rely on recruiters to cold-call top talent working for a competitor. That kind of free-market competition for talent can lead to offers of better pay and benefits for...
Posted on October 06, 2018 at 07:26:47 PM
We’ve all heard the buzz encircling the new rules when it comes to overtime and salespeople. However, many of us are left with a variety of unanswered questions regarding all the details. This overview will expose the facts of the recent changes in overtime laws. Let’s start with some initial terminology and background to ensure this issue is explained completely. Then we will get into the exemption for salespeople and how it affects your business. The Basics The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) establishes the minimum wage, overtime pay and age employment standards for the federal, state and local governments. Since 2009, the hourly minimum wage has been $7.25. FSLA overtime policies state that employees must receive overtime pay for each hour over a 40 hour workweek. Companies must display the FLSA official poster and accurately account for employee time and pay information. The Background The Secretary of Labor was asked to bring the FLSA up to...
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