The importance of punctuation

When writing letters, email, or any business related document, punctuation is very important.  $10 million is the amount an employer paid as a result of a missing comma in a Maine wage and hour statute.  Due to the missing punctuation mark ambiguity was created about the meaning of the last term in a list of exempt activities.  This shows, punctuation is important:  Some people find inspiration in cooking their families and their dogs.  Others find inspiration in cooking, their families and their dogs.

HR Magazine “Pricey Punctuation Problem” Allen Smith, J.D., May 2017

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