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 →
Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) is a concept which arose out of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, The Act prohibits employers with 15 or more employees from discriminating against individuals based on … Continue reading →
Many employers are aware of federal employment laws that apply to their organizations. However, a number of Florida businesses are unaware that certain state and local laws apply to their organizations and that these laws … Continue reading →
WHAT’S IN A NAME?
Your employee just came to you to announce she has changed her name. Maybe she got married, maybe she got divorced, or maybe she just didn’t like the name she had. Regardless, … Continue reading →
Year-end holidays are upon us and with them come some challenges for employers.
Employers, in their effort not to offend those who have differing beliefs, sometimes struggle with how to embrace year-end holidays. A generic … Continue reading →
The Family & Medical Leave Act (FMLA) provides up to 12 weeks of unpaid, job-protected leave to eligible individuals in the following circumstances:
· Birth, adoption, or placement of a child;
· Serious health condition of a … Continue reading →
Employers have an obligation to verify that their employees are authorized to work in the United States. This verification process is done through the use of Form I-9.
But what happens when an employee forgets … Continue reading →