Finance News & Insights

Jared Bilski

Before coming to PBP, Jared was an assistant editor at PGA Magazine, a leading trade publication for the golf industry. His business-to-business writing experience includes beats in marketing, human resources and finance. He graduated on the Dean’s List from Penn State University with a bachelor’s degree in English. He is also a frequent contributor to various political humor websites.
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Why Supreme Court passing on ADA leave case isn’t a bad thing

The Supreme Court decided not to tackle whether extended leave is a reasonable ADA accommodation, and that could ultimately be a very good thing for finance pros. [Read more…]

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6 ways to prevent skyrocketing specialty drug increases

Controlling specialty drug spending should be at the top of CFOs’ priority list. [Read more…]

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4 pay practices that could put your company in legal danger

With the DOL poised to release a new set of changes to the overtime rules in the near future, employers’ pay practices will no doubt be under the microscope. [Read more…]

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Equal pay ruling could be a game changer for Finance

CFOs beware: One of the most common salary-setting techniques could now put your company in legal danger. [Read more…]

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Was FMLA surveillance justified or payback for smut-watching complaint?

Just because the FMLA gives employers the ability to initiate surveillance on employees they suspect of abusing their leave, it doesn’t mean you should take such a drastic step.  [Read more…]

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Does forcing unstable worker to see a doctor violate the ADA? Court says …

Here’s a tricky scenario for any Finance pro: You have reason to believe that an employee, who has suddenly started showing increasingly erratic behavior, is struggling to do her job and negatively impacting her co-workers. What can you do? [Read more…]

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Adding this simple sentence to your pay policy can save you in court

Granted, no employer wants to wind up on the wrong end of a misclassification lawsuit. [Read more…]

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4 ways to help your staff use their tax law raises wisely

You probably have at least a few employees who recently looked at their paychecks expecting to see a specific number and were surprised to see a higher one. And that presents a golden opportunity for finance pros. [Read more…]

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Ex-DOL admin offers alarming preview of what could happen with new OT rule

While the majority of industry experts expect the DOL to create a new overtime rule that sets the salary threshold somewhere in the $33K ballpark, there’s at least one person who sees a scenario where employers will have to comply with the originally proposed $47K threshold. And there’s good reason to take what she says very seriously.  [Read more…]

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Most bosses take part in March Madness, but don’t want their staff to do the same

More than 70% of bosses and managers will take part in some type of March Madness pool this season, but many of these same managers have some serious reservations about allowing or encouraging their direct reports to do the same. [Read more…]

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