Under the Fair Labor Standards Act, managers are often exempt from overtime pay. But watch out for the common mistake of lumping assistant managers in with them.
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?
The unemployment rate jumped to its worst level in almost four years. But some industries got hit harder than others, so you can’t assume that your company will be swamped with applications from job-seekers.
If you let employees donate extra PTO to their co-workers, watch out for these legal pitfalls.
A changing economy and changing attitudes about work have resulted in some new reasons rising to the top of the list of why employees leave — giving you clues about how you’ll want to frame your appeal to job-hunters.
Think FMLA is tough to handle? Here’s how one state almost passed a law giving workers paid leave to watch baseball games.