Recently, the Connecticut Appellate Court was called upon to decide an “unpaid wages” case, Evans v. Tiger Claw, Inc. The ruling contains important reminders for all businesses.
According to a recent survey, 56% of small business owners administer their own payroll. Are they going through gyrations to save a few pennies, while ignoring risks that could cost them thousands of dollars?
What one document should you have if you’re hiring an independent contractor? And what three employment-related documents are vital when you’re ready to hire regular employees? Read this article to find out!
What do you need to know before you hire your business’s first employee? Could you already have employees without knowing it? Read this article to find out!
Retaining good employees often requires you to offer desirable perks. How can you keep your workers happy without breaking the bank?
The 2015 American Time Use Survey (ATUS), conducted by the federal Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), revealed some interesting data about the work lives of American employees.
The DOL recently audited multiple restaurants in the Austin, Texas area and uncovered a number of wage and hour issues. What do you need to know to avoid the same fate?
When you use more than one database to store employee information, you risk the databases going out of sync. This is more than a mere annoyance — it can lead to actual legal liability for your company.
There are many misconceptions about wage and hour. Unfortunately, if you fall prey to one of these misconceptions, it can end up costing your business a lot of money. This article describes a huge misconception that I run across all the time.
For over 50 years, the FLSA has allowed employers to use rounding to ease the administrative burden of time tracking. Recently this practice was challenged in court. Read this article to find out what happened, and what you need to know to keep your rounding policy legal.