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Seven weeks and counting … the 2016 Presidential election is upon us.  The result will have a dramatic effect on many issues, but one of the most significant is healthcare.  Our feature story, How the 2016 Presidential Election Could Affect Your Healthcare, focuses on the impact a Clinton or Trump presidency could have on your healthcare, based on their positions.  A simple chart sums it all up for you in a glance.

In the News, the Wells Fargo scandal cost the company 185 million; there are important management lessons to be learned in this story.  TLNT’s, ‘Are You Managing from the Right Metrics?‘ details the problem, and the solution.

New studies reveal that Companies that Hire a PEO Grow Faster … if you’re a company looking to improve your bottom-line, you should review the research … If you own an American Express card, read our story, American Express Users Beware a New Sophisticated Scam.  The story explains how the scam works, and what you can do to protect yourself.

In HR, the FLSA Dec. 1 deadline approaches.  SHRM put out an article, Complying with the New Dec. 1 FLSA Rules – The Classification Conundrum, that provides practical advice about how to classify your employees to avoid penalties.  Be aware the new rules won’t become law without a fight; TLNT’s post, 21 States (Led by Texas) and Numerous Business Groups are Suing to prevent the new FLSA OT Rules from becoming law explains the suits, and gives their view on what to expect.  And, this month’s eESI HR Update contains information about FMLA Leave and OT calculations, I-9s, and ACA penalty assessments.

In Productivity, Inc’s Jeff Haden posted the findings of research on happiness in an insightful article, Want to Be Happier?  Do Any of These 9 Things – a good read.  And,  If You Think You Can Get By on Less Than 6 Hours of Sleep, You’re Wrong from Inc’s Justin Bariso reveals the results of several studies that ‘put the issue about ‘how much sleep do we really need’ to bed,’ so to speak.

Enjoy Your Weekend.