ORLANDO, Fla. – Aug. 27, 2015 – Orange County’s Office of Emergency Management advises residents to prepare for potential inclement weather as the result of Tropical Storm Erika. The latest projected storm path indicates Orange County … Continue reading →
2015 is here and now is the time to make sure you’ve updated your 2015 schedule to ensure you don’t miss any important compliance and HR administration deadlines.
From a Human Resources perspective, here are some … Continue reading →
During the month of November, we celebrate our veterans for the sacrifices they make to protect our country. Veterans’ Day in particular is a time to remember those who gave their lives to protect this … Continue reading →
With cases of Ebola being discovered in the United States, many employers want to know how they can protect their employees and what information they can provide to employees to help them understand how this … Continue reading →
Using “contractors” rather than hiring employees has become a trend for many employers. There are numerous laws that define the employment relationship. Frequently, the individuals designated as “contractors” have been misclassified and should instead be … Continue reading →
Part 2 – Administrative Exemption
Anyone who works in an office is an administrative employee, right? So, we shouldn’t have to pay our administrative assistants, bookkeepers, etc. overtime, right? WRONG!
In our last article, we discussed the … Continue reading →
Part 1 – Executive Exemption
The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) requires employers to pay employees minimum wage for all hours worked and overtime at a rate of time and one-half the regular rate of pay … Continue reading →
For private-sector employers, we can find no law that addresses the issue of whether or not a résumé is acceptable in place of an application. Ultimately, the decision rests with the company. The key is … Continue reading →
OSHA’s recordkeeping regulations (29 CFR 1904) require covered employers to maintain records of serious occupational illnesses and injuries using the OSHA 300 Log. The information contained in this log aids in the evaluation of workplace … Continue reading →
Employers frequently employ temporary employees to fill in for someone who is on leave, to work on special projects, or to help out during busy periods. Ideally, temporary employees are hired for a finite period … Continue reading →