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 […]
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.
New overtime rules for employers suspended due to judges ruling against the U.S. Department of Labor
DOL overtime rules are changing effective December 1,2016. For employers who want to need to convert and employee from salaried to hourly, yet keep the labor cost consistent, here is an example of how to do the math.
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.
Business owners join a PEO for the assurance regulations for employers are being met. Employee Handbooks are changing and PEO clients have responsibilities too.
New law changes allow IRS to force employers not to print SSN information on W2 earnings statements.
A December 3, 2015 article in the Wall Street Journal discussed HR troubles at the high flying VC darling, Zenefits. From the article it appears that fast growing Zenefits has run afoul of California Department of Industrial Relations regarding unpaid wages. Claims have been made that Zenefits failed to pay employees for unused paid time […]
General contractors have unique regulatory risks when it comes to subcontractors. The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) may impose Joint Employer status when labor regulations are violated.
Companies implementing confidentiality policies for their employees need to be aware that broad prohibitions may not be lawful.