In most instances, if nonexempt employees take training that pushes them over 40 hours a week, your company is on the hook for overtime pay – with one exception.
Our team of experts fields real-life, everyday questions from HR managers and gives practical answers that can be applied by any HR pro in the same situation. Today’s question: What happens when an employee works overtime without getting the OK to do so?
President Bush and the two parties in Congress are fighting it out over whether and when employees can sue for pay discrimination. And the stakes involved are high for employers.
FMLA law provides more than its fair share of headaches for HR managers. And figuring out when an employee has provided “sufficient notice” of the need for leave is definitely one of them. But here’s some help for sorting out this legal mess.
If you decide to pay employees to learn more about and become better at their jobs, you’ll also want to make sure you don’t overlook a key factor in making sure the investment is worthwhile.
In the last 25 years, the number of companies that offer bonuses, commissions and the like has gone up 50%. Many of them, however, are making the same mistakes – ones that can be avoided.
Heads up for HR: The Supreme Court has just given individual employees the green light to sue to recover losses in their 401(k) accounts.
Our team of experts fields real-life, everyday questions from HR managers and gives practical answers that can be applied by any HR pro in the same situation.
HR manager Steve Cohen saw that despite repeated attempts to structure a fair employee awards program, all he got was a lot of grumbling about how unfair it was. Here’s how he fixed the problem (part of an ongoing series).