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New Overtime Rules — Be in the Know

In May 2016, the Department of Labor (DOL) announced its Overtime Final Rule updating the “White Collar Exemptions” to overtime payment regulations as required by the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).  The DOL estimates that these updates will extend overtime and protections to more than 80,000 Hoosiers and more than 4.2 million Americans.  This will…
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Welcome To Bloomington – Bicycle Safety

  A few weeks ago, I wrote about pedestrian safety in Bloomington.  This week, I would like to focus on bicycle safety.  I was fortunate enough to be involved in the Little 500 for several years.  I was a rider in college and have served in various coaching capacities for the past 10 years.  As a…
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When negotiating…look for similarities to find influence

When negotiating … look for similarities to find influence By Sam Ardery The natural tendency when we negotiate is to focus on what we want.  What we want, however, has no influence on the other person, who is also focusing on what he or she wants.  The focus on our own desires also takes on…
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Welcome to Bloomington – Pedestrian Safety

Welcome back to Bloomington!  For those returning, you know what a wonderful place this is.  For the freshmen and those new to Indiana University, your journey is just beginning.  I am confident that you will soon come to love Bloomington and to appreciate what a special place it is. I have had many titles through…
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