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The Unfortunate Gift That Keeps on Giving…the Flu

As the holidays approach and we think about gift giving, there is one that we really don’t like to give or receive and that is a nasty case of the flu. Last year was an especially bad flu season and this year the steps we take can help to keep …read more…

KMA to Participate in Portland “Business Breakfast Forum: HR Right Now”

Controversies that dominate the headlines—such as gun control, marijuana legalization, sexual harassment—also have an impact on the workplace. This free panel discussion, April 11, at the Portland Public Library, covers how Human Resource departments are responding to various legal and cultural shifts affecting employees.

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Nov 30: 2017 Mainebiz Addiction in the Workplace Forum

Addiction to drugs and alcohol is hurting Maine employers due to absenteeism, workplace injuries, and lack of productivity. Yet most employers lack a true understanding of how addiction can impact employees, their families, and the company’s bottom line.

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REMINDER: Starting September 18, Employers Need to Use New Form I-9

Effective September 18, employers must begin using the revised Form I-9, dated 7/17/17, to verify an employee’s eligibility for employment. See the links below for the new form and instructions and our earlier blog for more information on the changes.

 

Download Form I-9 & Employer Guide

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