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. […]
Of course you know: Sexual harassment can happen in any workplace. But it turns out it happens in some workplaces more than others. Is yours one of them? Here’s how to tell.
Spring is here and along with new flowers you’ll soon see some new faces around the office. It’s intern time for many companies as college students are out for the summer and look to build their resume.
It’s finally here! After years of waiting and more than 200,000 public comments, the Department of Labor (DOL) just released the proposed rules overhauling the federal overtime system.
If your company pays any employees for two different types of work, be extra careful: That opens the door for pay mistakes that can be expensive.