The status of a graduate assistant must be analyzed based on the 'economic realities' of each individual.
How do you prevent employees from claiming overtime wages for the off-the-clock time they spend receiving, reading, and sending work-related emails? Maybe an email curfew is the answer.
There is a clear advantage to paying your salaried non-exempt employees via the fluctuating workweek. Just make sure you meet the FLSA’s four-pronged test.
After a decade of flat wages, two economists say major changes are needed — and employers aren’t going to like them: Raise the minimum wage and create opportunities for workers to join unions.Read More
For the third straight year, employers do not expect to fully fund their annual employee bonus pools, according to a new survey.Read More
The plan is a tax-exempt trust account set up by employers to offset state unemployment insurance.Read More
The improving U.S. economy is good news for the strength of salary increases in the near term.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
Boards appear to be taking a more cautious approach to total chief executive compensation, though the pay gap between worker and boss continues to grow.Read More
Some 6 million seniors employ in-home caregivers for daily assistance, and that number is expected to double by 2030. Yet many in-home caregivers struggle to make ends meet. More than 90 percent are women, nearly half are minorities, and 40 percent rely on Medicaid and food stamps.Read More