A new bill would make it tougher to use independent contractors and ramp up penalties for violations of the tax regs.
It’s a complicated question for HR: What happens to unused PTO when an employee is terminated?
Hardly anyone can be certain about complying with all the provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act relating to overtime and white-collar exemptions. But you can adopt good policies that protect your company from penalties if someone does make a compliance blunder.
Authors Cali Ressler and Jody Thompson provide their take on what’s wrong with the American workplace. If you’re one of the working hamsters who runs the daily wheel, you’re probably going to agree with them.
What benefit are more of your competitors going to offer candidates this year?
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 are the rules for paying employees who are on jury duty?
Many employers offer tuition assistance for work-related education. Normally, they include a rule saying employees have to pay back the money if they leave the company within a certain time frame. But collecting on that promise can bring legal headaches. Here’s how you can avoid them.
Periodically, we ask three HR managers how they’d handle a difficult situation at work. Today’s problem: The company is getting ready to announce a no-raise policy, and HR has to figure out a way to soften the blow.
Even though most companies offer paid sick time anyway, will HR face new problems if this becomes the law?