Monday, January 26, 2015

Coffee with Kenny: Beware of Telephone Scams

Coffee with Kenny is an ongoing video series from TEA President, Kenny Colbert. He discusses news, trends, legislative updates or just his thoughts on current events and their impact on the human resources profession. Please visit our YouTube channel to view previous videos.

An alarming number of telephone scams designed to trick individuals into revealing sensitive information are circulating. TEA President, Kenny Colbert, shares his first-hand experience with these scams and what to watch out for in this edition of Coffee with Kenny.Think about it. 

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Monday, January 12, 2015

TEA in the News: How income tax changes affect you

Cathy Graham, TEA Director of Benefit Services,  was interviewed for the WSOC-TV  feature, "How income tax changes affect you":
"A lot of employees will not see that (health insurance increase) in their paycheck until the first pay period in January, and that can cause some sticker shock." 
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Monday, December 22, 2014

TEA in the News: Former CMS superintendent still owes district money?

Kenny Colbert, President of TEA,  was interviewed for the WNEM (a CBS-affiliated station in Michigan) feature, "Former CMS superintendent still owes district money?":

Kenny Colbert is the President of The Employers Association. He says some companies have rules when it comes to employees using a credit card. Some say never use it for personal expenses and others have limitations. 
"You can put expenses on the company credit card with permission," Colbert said. " And then the company has to be reimbursed by the time the credit card bill comes due." 
Morrison repaid the district a year after he made a purchase. 
"Anytime you look at a government official, school official or anything," Colbert said. "They are probably held to a higher degree of accountability because of their position."

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