With the “Great Resignation,” in which 4.2 million employees quit their jobs in just October 2021, small business owners need to be smart about … Read more about Avoid the 5 Things that Drive Employees Out the Door
Being in a tight labor market as now exists requires employers to find ways to keep employees satisfied and loyal. Unfortunately, this isn’t an … Read more about What Your Employees Really Want
As a business owner, you have to balance your vision for your business with handling employees. You may want employees to behave in certain ways to … Read more about It’s a Balancing Act: Managing Your Employees and the Workplace
According to PWC’s 2018 Employee Financial Wellness Survey, 54% of employees feel stressed about their finances. What does this mean in your … Read more about Helping Employees with Their Finances
A recent survey from OfficeTeam found some astounding statistics regarding boredom in the workplace: Professionals said they were bored on … Read more about The Question of Boredom Isn’t Boring
One of the hottest issues with the IRS continues to be worker classification. Businesses may treat workers as independent contractors while the IRS … Read more about Worker Misclassification: How to Beat the IRS
Under the federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FSLA), you are required to pay time and a half to most types of employees who work overtime. A final rule … Read more about 10 Myths about Overtime Rules
Uber recently settled with the California lawsuit (without admitting wrongdoing) for $10 million for misleading the public about the background checks … Read more about Background Checks: A Rock and a Hard Place
According to Wasp Barcode’s State of Small Business Report, which was released late last month, 50% of small business owners said that hiring was … Read more about Hiring Challenges: The Real Story
The Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes (PATH) Act, which was signed into law on December 18, 2015, extends permanently or temporarily many … Read more about New Tax Rules for Business — Part 2 (New Employees)
Shadow workers, also referred to as ghost workers, are employees who work off the books. They are paid “under the table.” Companies don’t keep records … Read more about Shadow Workers: Consequences to All
Follow @BarbaraWeltman Americans are hard workers, according to one article, with employees averaging 34.4 hours per week. This average includes … Read more about How Many Hours in Your Workweek?
Follow @BarbaraWeltman Under the federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), employees who work more than 40 hours in a workweek and who are not … Read more about Overtime Rules: Get Ready for a Big Change
Follow @BarbaraWeltman Under the Affordable Care Act, you can’t rely on a head count. You need to determine an average each month throughout the … Read more about How Many Employees Do You Have?
That was the message from Labor Secretary Perez in a December 4 speech at the Center for American Progress in Washington, D.C. The U.S. Department of … Read more about Heed Minimum Wage Rules or Else