Managing your employees focuses on the legal ins and outs of managing your employees. You’ll learn how to set up personnel files, develop company policies, track employee attendance, administer medical leave and much more. When you’re done, you’ll have a firm knowledge of your legal obligations – and expert guidance on how to be a more efficient, successful people manager.
Policies addressing violence and weapons in the workplace are essential for all employers. But they’re often ignored by small businesses. If you … Read more
Although you’re free to establish discretionary time off policies that best suit your business, you must provide certain leaves of absence under … Read more
It’s easy to think of employee recordkeeping as nothing more than an administrative function and let good recordkeeping habits slip. Before you … Read more
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) does not require every business to keep illness and injury records. Certain low-risk industries are … Read more
Time and pay requirements under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) are often confusing for small business owners. The FLSA is a … Read more
Business owners and employers know how much paperwork is involved in hiring and managing staff. And properly maintaining employee records is not … Read more
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Did you know that numerous states and cities now grant paid sick leave for employees to address health issues without fear of … Read more
An employer’s right to discipline employees for actions outside the workplace is not always clear-cut. Even in states covered by “at will” … Read more
Unless you live under a rock, avoiding political discussions has become virtually impossible these days. An unconventional campaign and presidency have set … Read more
Political conversations have spilled into every area of our lives, including our workplaces. And while workplace discussions about the latest news topics … Read more
In early 2017, we brought your attention to a growing trend with the minimum wage: With no activity at the federal level, … Read more
As an employer or manager, you’re responsible for keeping workers safe. This includes preventing violence in the workplace. According to the Occupational … Read more
As Americans, we have a right to free speech. But does that protection apply to the workplace? Many people wrongly assume the … Read more
Employee attendance tracking — always knowing who is absent, how often and why — can help you spot troubling patterns and address … Read more
Sometimes employees have a legitimate reason for arriving late or calling out at the last minute. But when tardiness or unexcused absences … Read more
The recent decision by the federal Department of Justice (DOJ) to reinforce the classification of marijuana as an illegal drug has left … Read more
With the sweep of hard-hitting stories dominating the headlines in recent months, you might think sexual harassment claims are the primary area … Read more
In most cases, the decision to approve or deny an employee’s leave request is reasonably straightforward. Has the employee earned the time … Read more
A federal court in Texas has struck down the controversial overtime rule that would have more than doubled the salary threshold for … Read more
Every year, employers that meet certain criteria (100+ employees, or 50+ employees for those with federal contracts) must disclose to the Equal … Read more
When it comes to job-protected employee leave, most discussions center around the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA). That federal law permits eligible … Read more
An employee policy manual or handbook is a valuable tool for outlining company rules and expectations. Just as important, a current, compliant … Read more
Wage and hour laws under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) are complicated — particularly for small businesses without the benefit of … Read more
Even if your business employs just a handful of workers, establishing workplace guidelines is worth the effort. Putting company rules in writing … Read more
As you may have heard, the overtime rule from the Department of Labor (DOL) is on hold due to a last-minute move by … Read more
FLSA Overtime Rule Blocked: What Employers Should Do Next The Department of Labor (DOL) overtime rule is now “on hold” due to a … Read more
As a result of the new FLSA rule raising the minimum salary to $913/week, many formerly exempt or “salaried” employees will become … Read more
In this digital age, electronic documentation is gaining traction over the traditional “paper trail.” Transitioning from paper to electronic documentation can save … Read more
The Department of Labor recently finalized overtime regulations that will affect nearly every U.S. business. Under the new rule, most workers earning … Read more
OSHA already requires most businesses to keep records of work-related injuries and illnesses through Form 300A — Summary of Work Related Injuries and … Read more
On May 17, 2016, the Department of Labor (DOL) issued new overtime rules that will greatly impact most U.S. employers. The highly … Read more
A novel concept less than 10 years ago, cloud computing is rapidly changing the way companies do business. Now, rather than store … Read more
All eyes are on the proposed overtime regulations, which are expected to be finalized sometime in 2016. As of November 2015, the … Read more
“Having choices today can attract better employees. Those who can’t be onsite can still contribute.” “Commuting wastes time, energy and gas. Telecommuting … Read more
It’s 40 minutes into an employee’s shift and he’s nowhere to be found. Worse yet, you haven’t heard from him about coming … Read more
Wage and hour violations are a frequent source of trouble for employers, where abuses under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) can … Read more
Social media is a powerful communication tool that can connect people all across the world. Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Instagram – just … Read more
Hurricane season runs from June until November. Every winter brings the chance of blizzards and extreme cold. Destructive tornadoes or floods can … Read more
With the stress and strain of everyday life, employees need vacations more than ever. But if your vacation policy is unclear or … Read more
OSHA requires employers to conduct job hazard analyses, which are written descriptions of job tasks, potential hazards, and preventive methods to avoid … Read more
One out of every five employees does it. Nearly two-thirds of employers allow it. Over half of your job applicants want it. … Read more
Enforced by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the Equal Pay Act (EPA) requires employers to pay men and women equal pay … Read more
When an employee shows up to work sick, it creates a disruptive environment. All the coughing and sneezing is unpleasant for more … Read more
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