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How are the $1 salaries that CEOs sometimes take considered legal?

I have been reading about various CEOs taking a $1 salary; typically they also take some from of alternate compensation, e.g. stock options. However, very rarely one will take a $1 salary with no ...
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Employer time requirements to transfer from paycheck to 401(k)

Are there any rules or requirements as to a time frame of when money is removed from a paycheck and when the money is posted into a retirement account? My current 401(k) receives funds from my ...
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Avoid Paying COBRA Premiums When Unused

I would like to avoid paying for Cobra insurance for a month between jobs if I do not use the insurance. It would not be a lapse in coverage for preexisting condition purposes. Basically for the ...
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What are the consequences of not respecting a notice period when leaving a job?

In Canada, is there a federal law of how much notice period an employer can demand? I thought the standard was 2 weeks, but then re-reading the fine print in the offer letter, I see it says : You ...
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I run my own nonprofit corporation. Should I pay myself as a contractor or an employee?

I started a run my own nonprofit corporation. We have a board of directors and my title is executive director, founder, and am on the board. We have been completely volunteer staffed including ...
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How does a new employee maintain their existing intellectual property when taking a job with a large company?

The standard employment contracts of many large companies state that any intellectual property (IP) developed by an employee while in employment - even outside of working hours - belongs to the ...
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Should you check to make sure your employer is paying you the correct superannuation amount? [Australia]

Most people just assume their super is correct and is put in and I bet most people don't even check, but how do you really know if it's being paid? Is there heaps of checks and balances that ...
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Can my employer increase my hours without increasing my salary?

Can my employer increase my hours without increasing my salary?
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Cashing in unused holiday days when leaving a job: how not to get ripped off? [UK]

If you leave your job, and have several days holiday left, how can you be sure to get them? For example, you have a 1 months notice period, and you have 15 days holiday left, you probably can't use ...
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When changing jobs, how can you protect yourself?

Say you have a job, its pretty stable but you want to move on up, so you apply for another one. You do well at the interview, and are offered the job, so you hand your notice in. In the last week of ...