Get ready for some employee questions – and grumbles – following the passage of the legislation that pulled us back from the “fiscal cliff.”
A Laguna Hills, CA, contractor and his wife/wannabe TV celebrity are living proof that you shouldn’t mess with the workers’ compensation system.
Congress and various federal agencies are getting ready to enact a dozen new rules and procedures that will affect how you do your job.
Congress and various federal agencies are enacting a dozen new rules and procedures that will affect how you do business in 2010.
Working with independent contractors? Here are 15 ways to ensure you don’t end up as the next write-up on the Department of Labor’s website for misclassifying them as employees.
If your business is located in a state, city or county that just bumped up the minimum wage on January 1st (and a lot of them are), you’ll want to make sure all of your relevant pay documents reflect the change.
Two very interesting things happened in the world of retirement planning this week that employers will want to take note of.
The Senate came out of conference with its version of health reform. The 2,074-page bill contains two key differences from the House version that affect employers and employees.
Next year’s likely to be very challenging for Benefits and HR pros — which means now’s a good time to discuss long-term strategies with upper management.
Here’s some good news to share with your higher-ups that’ll likely upset retirees.
By now you’ve probably heard that Congress passed a bill that’ll extend the Bush-era 2% payroll tax cut. Well, prolonging the tax cut isn’t all it’s going to do.
All sorts of things can prevent employers from delivering W-2s by the Jan. 31 deadline, but taking these five steps will keep disasters – and penalties – at bay.
All that “seat at the table” talk is nice, but there are sure signs that HR is — or isn’t — getting the respect and attention it needs to build a better organization.
It’s not surprising some job applicants feel the need to embellish their resumes to get a better shot at a job. But the exact number — now 85% — has risen dramatically over the past few years.
When an employee goes on leave under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), it can pay to double-check that your FMLA record-keeping processes are up to snuff, in case your FMLA administration/processes are ever called into question. Employment law attorneys recommend periodic internal audits of all record-keeping practices. That way, if there’s ever a […]
Following the rules about Form I-9 never seems to get easier or less complicated. But sticking to a straightforward, 10-point checklist of I-9-related procedures can help.
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