Labor & Employment

Friday, June 23, 2017

Federal Overtime Laws Have Changed: Is Your Company In Compliance?


In May 2016, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) announced final provisions updating the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) rules regarding overtime. The rule has been the subject of a great deal of controversy for its ambitious changes to the thresholds for overtime exempt employees and its automatic readjustment of those thresholds every three years. Your local Read more . . .


Monday, June 19, 2017

Should Your Company Be Asking For Wage History Information During The Hiring Process?


Asking a job applicant about their salary history is about as common as asking for their social security number. You want to be able to assess their worth to your company while trying to keep business expenses low. It’s completely understandable. However, this practice has led some to question whether it is perpetuating pay disparities between majority and minority groups throughout the country. The past two years have revealed that states are starting to get serious about equalizing pay amongst men, women, and minorities.
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Saturday, April 15, 2017

Preventing Employment Discrimination Claims


Employees can be a company’s most valuable assets, but sometimes, they can be a great liability.  Failing to proactively manage employee issues can cost your company its reputation and its’ operating capital. The best way to proactively address potential employee issues is to talk with an experienced labor and employment lawyer.
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Tuesday, November 22, 2016

A Primer on Employee Handbooks


Does my small business need to have an employee handbook?

Regardless of the size of your business, it is crucial to clearly define your expectations and policies to employees. To achieve this objective, it is essential to have formal rules established in an employee handbook. With a written handbook in place, you can clarify the relationship with your employees so that there is a mutual understanding what you can expect from each other.


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