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Misclassification errors could cost cable company $1.6M

Here’s yet another example of just how serious the feds are about taking action against companies it believes incorrectly classified full-time employees as independent contractors (ICs). [Read more…]

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2 tricky payroll areas landing companies in hot water

Overtime pay’s great … when you’re the one earning it! But for employers it’s a major expense and a major headache. [Read more…]

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Offering unpaid internships? Be sure you're doing these things too

If your company is of the 33% that offer unpaid internships, you’ll want to double check you’re complying with the feds’ guidelines. [Read more…]

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New 401(k) fee rules: Feds' give you more time

Most employers are dreading the day when they have to start complying with the feds’ new 401(k) fee disclosure rules. So this announcement should come as somewhat of a relief. [Read more…]

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Feds give workers a new tool to help sue you

A simple way for your employees to track the hours they work and ensure the number on their paycheck is exactly what it should be … yep, there’s an app for that. [Read more…]

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Inflated titles plus no overtime wages equal big fine

This clothing giant recently found out that adding manager to an employee’s title doesn’t mean you don’t have to pay that person overtime. [Read more…]

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New pay bill includes more work, strict penalties

A new bill designed to stop misclassification has landed in Congress. Should it pass, you’ll be hit with much more stringent reporting responsibilities. [Read more…]

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Company forced workers to return overtime payments

Employers will do the darndest things to avoid paying overtime. Here’s a very extreme example. [Read more…]

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Feds make it easier for your staff to sue you

The latest move by feds offers employees yet another tool to help them take legal action against their employers. [Read more…]

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70% of firms unintentionally violate pay laws: Here's help

You’ll want to huddle with Benefits to take a closer look at your wage-and-hour practices sometime soon. [Read more…]

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