July 1 saw a number of states and localities raise the minimum wage, so our author Ogletree Deakins put together a chart for those of you who don't want to pass and go bust.
Holiday stew – we all have our own recipe, but the base is almost always the same: booze, mistletoe and a generous pinch of unapproved time off. And be sure you don't have enough time to prepare or clean up.
Join Gary Wheeler and Lori Mans for an hour as they provide the ingredients and know-h...
This blog was written by Maria Greco Danaher and Hera S. Arsen, Ph.D., at Ogletree Deakins, author of our Model Policies and Forms for Tennessee Employers. Ogletree also authors our Massachusetts Human Resources Manual, Colorado Human Resources Manual, and Employee Benefits – An Employer's Guide....
This blog is courtesy of Jennifer Ready at HK Finanical Services and the Iowa Association of Business and Industry (ABI) and can be found on the ABI website.
Top Reasons to Integrate Your 401(k) Plan with Your Payroll Provider
Combining your 401(k) plan administration...
This blog was written by John Monroe and Kristina Griffin at FordHarrison, which authors our "Hiring, Firing and Discipline for Employers" and "An Employer's Guide to FMLA and ADA". You can find the original blog post and their Legal Alerts on their website.
Welcome to the Holiday Season!...
This blog was written by Jill Kirila and Shennan Harris at Squire Patton Boggs who are co-authors of our "Wages and Hours - An Employer's Guide". You can find the original blog post and their Employment Law Worldview on their website.
Eyes and Ears on the FLSA – U.S. Department of Labor I...
So say an employee, let's call him, for purposes of this exercise, Scott Edward Nall, walks into your office to let you know he has changed his name to Optimus Prime. Do you:
snicker and ask him if his Laser Axe Hand is really made of energy
wonder why he isn't riding a dinosaur
This blog was written by Caroline Pham and Collin Cook at Fisher Phillips, which authors several of our resources. You can find the original here and their On the Front Lines Workplace Law Newsletter (which is excellent) here.
Are Your Employees “Slackers”? How Employers Should Handle Sla...
This blog was written by Carol Barnett at Polsinelli. Polsinelli authors hrsimple resources in Missouri, Kansas and Illinois. You can find the original blog post here and their labor and employment blog Polsinelli at Work (which is excellent) here.
If an employer is being audited by the U...
This blog is an excerpt from our book Wages and Hours – An Employer's Guide by Jill S. Kirila, Meghan E. Hill and Shennan Harris at Squire Patton Boggs. For more information, go to the Products tab above and click on "Federal" to subscribe.
Under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), “wage...
Dear @Littler: If we replace our punch-card timeclocks with a biometric system, are we obligated to provide a punch-proxy for employees? https://www.lexology.com/library/detail
Year-end or holiday incentives – you need to know the rules: … First rule: make the winner penguin-happy.
Have your employees been going the extra mile lately? What if they’re clocking in the equivalent of a marathon in hours? If you’re looking over your timesheets and notice that your star employee racked up a whopping 55 hours last week, it’s time to get familiar with the legal requirements of over...