You likely rely on non-compete agreements to prevent (or at least slow) employees from leaving with customers and/or trade secrets. But that tool’s days are numbered. President Biden just signed an executive order asking the FTC to “ban or limit” non-compete agreements. That includes private employers. The Biden Administration says non-competes prohibit “economic mobility” by […]
Though the DOL finalized the independent contractor rule, effective March 8, 2021, the new Biden administration recently withdrew the rule.
Here’s a recent development on worker classification for CFOs: California now allows more drivers to be treated as independent contractors.
Going forward, you may need to change the way you pay some people, thanks to worker classification changes in the Golden State.
Do you ever wonder whether employees actually read the 401(k) fee disclosures you send them? It might not matter — they can still sue you years down the road. That’s what came out of the U.S. Supreme Court in a recent ruling. In Intel v Sulyma, the high court let employees proceed with an excessive […]
To avoid costly legal trouble, it’s imperative for companies to evaluate their approach to workplace harassment right away.
Any time Finance is looking to bring on new staffers, you must ensure the interview process is carried out smoothly and soundly. In today’s age, there are more than a few fair hiring laws to remember, from the Civil Rights Act and the Equal Pay Act to the Americans with Disabilities Act. And with any […]
FMLA leave costs your company enough when employees take it legitimately … then you catch an employee trying to scam you! Unfortunately it happens a lot, though probably not as dramatically as it all unfolded for one of your peers in California. An employee taking intermittent FLMA leave was caught red-handed on a fishing trip […]
As budget time approaches, fewer of you will know what new hires pulled in at their old jobs in order to determine their new compensation. New Jersey is the latest state to remove the tricky question of what someone earned at their last company from the list of things you can ask a job applicant. […]