Wednesday, May 18, 2011

Keeping track of wages: The US Labor Department has an app for that!

Keeping track of wages: The US Labor Department has an app for that!

New timesheet app to help ensure workers receive all wages earned
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Labor today announced the launch of its first application for smartphones, a timesheet to help employees independently track the hours they work and determine the wages they are owed. Available in English and Spanish, users conveniently can track regular work hours, break time and any overtime hours for one or more employers. Glossary, contact information and materials about wage laws are easily accessible through links to the Web pages of the department's Wage and Hour Division.

Friday, May 6, 2011

Securitas USA Announces New On-Line University

Securitas Security Services USA, Inc. introduces the newly-created Securitas USA Online University, a state-of-the-art learning platform that fosters management development by incorporating instructor-led, online course delivery methods used by colleges and universities across the country. Smith & Wesson Tactical Survival Pen with Fire Starter, Glass Breaker Orange

Wednesday, May 4, 2011

The Growing Threat of Child ID Theft: What it is, how it's discovered, and clearing the record, after the crime.

Stopping Identity Theft: 10 Easy Steps to SecurityAs most recent tax filers know claiming a child deduction on your income tax requires you to apply for and have a social security number for each child you are claiming. This has led to a new form of identity theft; Child ID theft. Given that a child may not have a "credit check" done for 18 to 25 years the opportunity for identity thieves to go undetected is multiplied significantly.

As recently reported by Bob Sullivan at The Redtape Chronicles on msnbc.com, a Carnegie Mellon University report published by Richard Power, a distinguished fellow at the school's CyLab research center, revealed that child ID theft is much more pervasive than previously imagined by most people who are aware of this type of crime.