Awarding bonuses to employees for attendance, productivity, etc. is a common practice. However, many employers don’t realize that they must pay overtime on those bonuses.
Most employers recognize that overtime must be paid at time-and-one half … Continue reading →
NEW FLSA REGULATIONS: WHAT IT MEANS FOR YOU!
The Department of Labor (DOL) released final regulations regarding the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) “white collar” exemptions. Here is what you need to know:
Increases the minimum … Continue reading →
Don’t Harass Me!
How many times has an employee come to you to say they feel like their supervisor is “harassing” them? For most business managers, the term “harassment” conjures up visions of discrimination lawsuits. Frequently, … Continue reading →
The Occupational Safety & Health Act (OSHA) requires private employers to provide their workers a “place of employment which are free from recognized hazards that are causing or are likely to cause death or serious … Continue reading →
The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) tells employers how they must pay their employees. It requires that employees be paid at least minimum wage for all hours worked and that employers pay them time-and-one-half for … Continue reading →
In recent years, the mantra to being a successful company is “employee engagement”. But what is employee engagement and how can it help the company?
Basically, employee engagement is the level of emotional commitment by … Continue reading →
Training employees is a key component to the success of any organization. When most of us think of on-the-job training, we think about teaching employees those processes and skills necessary for them to actually perform … Continue reading →
For many years, employers included a question on the employment application about a person’s criminal history. However, in the past two or three years, various states and municipalities have adopted “ban the box” laws that … Continue reading →
The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) was passed in 1938 and governs how employers pay their employees. The Department of Labor (DOL), which enforces this law, has issued rules and regulations on various aspects of … Continue reading →
When an employee is injured at work, employers recognize that they have to comply with workers’ compensation rules. However, many employers don’t realize that in addition to workers’ compensation, other laws, Family & Medical Leave … Continue reading →