Founder and CEO, SafeGuard World International, Cheshire, United Kingdom
'Time-off plans' may be an efficient and economic way to manage employee pay. But how does an employer ensure a plan complies with the Fair Labor Standards Act?Read More
The incidents occurred from October 2002 to February 2005, according to the indictment in the case.Read More
One case underscores the importance of training those who manage your FMLA program on the law's special coverage and eligibility requirements. Read More
Throughout New York City, fledgling and existing small companies are turning to PEOs—and not just to free themselves of the headaches and overhead of handling HR issues so they can concentrate on growing and managing their operations.Read More
Paychecks and timesheets are neither a ploy nor a tactic. Instead, most employers are well-intentioned but ignorant of the myriad, twisted rules and regulations that govern why, when, to whom, and how much overtime is to be paid.Read More
Among other data, the California Workers' Compensation Institute estimates that workers' comp insurers expect to pay out $8.4 billion in claims for accident year 2011, which is an eight-year high.
Employers can minimize the chances of litigation by taking steps that include periodic audits to determine whether employees are being properly classified, as well as careful record-keeping.
Forty percent of employers want the high court, which is hearing oral arguments this week on the constitutionality of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, to strike down the 2010 law. Still, employers are far from being united in favor of repealing it.Read More
The history of the higher mass transit tax break goes back to 2009, when lawmakers approved an economic stimulus measure that allowed employees to reduce their taxable salaries by up to $230 a month to pay for mass transit expenses. Read More