Thriving Brains, Thriving Workplaces
To thrive, human brains require nourishment in many forms: hydration, nutrition, oxygen, rest, stimulation. Just as push-ups build arm muscles, “effortful learning” is exercise for the brain that stimulates growth and strength of synapses. These are the connections between brain cells that facilitate higher brain functions like thought, innovation, and creativity. Numerous and strong synaptic... Read more »
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New Mexico Legislative Recap
The 2019 legislative session saw a lot of activity in New Mexico. Several-employment related bills passed and were signed into law. We will highlight four of these laws which made significant changes that apply to most employers: (1) Minimum wage increase; (2) amendments to the human rights act; (3) medical marijuana and employment; and (4)... Read more »
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Working a Second Job while on FMLA Leave? What About Taking Vacation?
Imagine that you have a new mom out on unpaid Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) leave who decides to do a work-from-home job during her leave so her family has a source of income. Or, imagine that you have another employee out on FMLA leave who decides to take a Caribbean cruise to de-stress.... Read more »
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