Employers offer vacation days and paid time off to urge employees to get out of the office so that they can relax. Despite the intent, it seems that the majority of employees aren't going places.Read More
The former NFL quarterback shouldn't have criticized the New York Mets' Daniel Murphy on the radio for taking time off from the season to witness the birth of his son.Read More
Whatever time tracking and payroll system you use, it must have the ability to differentiate between time paid and time worked. It could likely save you from an FMLA claim if an employee is on the 1,250-hour bubble.Read More
This legislation would bring us up to par with the rest of the civilized world without imposing a significant monetary penalty on employers.Read More
I’ve written before about the need to put the 'human' back in 'human resources.' This case is a textbook example.Read More
I am a new HR coordinator and have been asked to develop a system for employees accruing vacation/sick/personal time. I would appreciate any ideas. We are a very small company of eight employees. Our small company has never had a system for accrual of employee vacation/sick/personal time. Where do we begin?
— No Starting Point, HR coordinator, health care, Illinois
Tomorrow's July 4th holiday is a paid day off for many American workers. Last year, I wrote a post titled, '8 Things You Need to Know About Holiday Pay.' In light of tomorrow's holiday, I thought it was a good idea to revisit that list.Read More
New York is the latest to approve a paid-sick-leave measure, although opponents say such laws raise business costs, which could prevent them from hiring new workers or even trigger layoffs.Read More
New York City wants to give small business workers paid time off—a benefit some of their employers can rarely take.