Education on the FLSA, not stronger wage-and-hour laws, will help prevent wage theft issues.
Articles by Jon Hyman
As a court recently pointed out, regular attendance is important in any job. Important, however, does not always equate to essential.
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled that the time U.S. Steel employees spent putting on and taking off their protective gear is not compensable under their collective bargaining agreement.
Having flextime policies will keep quality workers engaged and employed, which is a win-win for everyone.
Do you know what to do if a labor union comes knocking at your door? Do you know what you can say to your employees if you hear the whispers of unionization floating through your workplace?
Disability discrimination cases no longer focus on whether an employee is legally disabled, but instead on whether an employer engaged the employee in the interactive process towards a reasonable accommodation.
By a margin of two to one, my readers expressed that it is not acceptable for a business to segregate its restrooms by class of workers.
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.
Non-disparagement clauses are ripe for sloppy and vague drafting, which can result in parties ending up where they wanted to avoid — the courthouse.
Stick with your employees, especially in times of difficulty and adversity. They might just surprise you, and may even do something amazing.