New rules for overtime proposed by US Department of Labor
Category Archives: Employment Law
Contractors for Federal Government Projects – Know the Wage Rules
How a Professional Employer Organization can assist contractors with prevailing wage compliance.
The Gig Economy Shrinks?
A recent US Department of Labor study shows that the percentage of workers in an employer/employee relationship has increased in many industries despite the much discussed rise of the freelance or “gig” economy. According to an article in the June 8, 2018 Wall Street Journal: “The Labor Department’s Bureau of Labor Statistics released on Thursday […]
Trouble finding skilled workers? Grow your own.
Companies across the USA are having difficulties finding skilled workers especially in manufacturing. Apprenticeship programs are becoming more popular but employers need guidance to do it right. Joining a Professional Employer Organizations – PEO will help.
Certified Professional Employer Organization – CPEO – What’s it all about?
IRS rolls out new certification program for Professional Employer Organizations.
Offering Comp Time to Employees – Considerations for Employers
If passed the US House of Representatives law H.R. 1180 will allow employers to offer workers compensatory time off from work instead of getting paid overtime.
President Elect Trump – What it means for employers
President Trump – What should small business employers expect?
Another joy of being an employer – Court Orders
For employers, getting a Income Withholding Order for Support can be a real administrative pain, and even subject the employer to fines and liability if ignored.
Employee Handbooks – If you are paying for advice, heed it.
Business owners join a PEO for the assurance regulations for employers are being met. Employee Handbooks are changing and PEO clients have responsibilities too.
Employee Misclassification / Exempt versus Nonexempt
Correctly Classifying workers as Exempt or Nonexempt from the FLSA guidelines is key to avoiding litigation and fines.