Want to avoid breaking labor laws? Then you need to pay employees according to federal, state, or local minimum wage law. But if you have tipped employees, you might be able to pay a lower, tipped minimum wage.Read More Can You Pay That?! Federal and State Tipped Minimum Wage Rates
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Hiring Teens This Summer? Here’s Your Homework on Labor Laws for Minors
The closer summer gets, the more teens begin looking for jobs—and, they might be applying to work for you. The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) sets specific rules for hiring teens and children. Know the minor employment laws before you take on a minor employee. To learn more about the labor laws for minors seeking […]Read More Hiring Teens This Summer? Here’s Your Homework on Labor Laws for Minors
For the Love of Your Small Business: 11 Wage Violations You Need to Avoid
The Department of Labor recovered over $17 million in unpaid wages in 2022 due to wage violations. Employers who use illegal payroll practices not only owe back the money they “steal” from employees, but they’re also subject to hefty penalties. Plus, these businesses lose the trust of their workers and harm their employer brand.Read More For the Love of Your Small Business: 11 Wage Violations You Need to Avoid
A Detailed Overview of Federal, State, and Local Minimum Wage Law
True or false: As an employer, you can pay employees any amount you want. False. It’s 100% false. Why? Because of minimum wage laws.Read More A Detailed Overview of Federal, State, and Local Minimum Wage Law
Are You Familiar With the IRS Per Diem Rates?
This article has been updated to reflect 2022 rates. When your employees travel for work, you might consider covering some of their travel-related expenses. To do this, you can offer per diem pay. You have a couple of options when it comes to reimbursing employees for business travel costs. Read on to learn about the […]Read More Are You Familiar With the IRS Per Diem Rates?
What Is Per Diem?
When employees incur travel-related business expenses, you might consider covering their costs. You can reimburse employees for expenses by giving them per diem pay. What is per diem pay?Read More What Is Per Diem?
Seasonal Employment Laws You Must Follow
If you have seasonal employees, there are employment laws that you must follow. Seasonal employment laws apply if you run a seasonal business or if you hire more employees during peak seasons. So, what are seasonal employment laws, and what do they mean for your business?Read More Seasonal Employment Laws You Must Follow
Payroll Compliance Legislation and Common Mistakes
When you run payroll, you must comply with payroll and labor laws. Brush up on payroll compliance legislation and common compliance mistakes so you can accurately run payroll without fear of penalties.Read More Payroll Compliance Legislation and Common Mistakes
FMLA vs. PFL: Different Types of Leave for Your Employees
When an employee needs to take time off, you may start asking what you need to do as an employer. What are the different types of leave? Do you need to offer FMLA leave? What about PFL? With so many different laws (and acronyms!) about family leave, your role as the employer can be confusing. […]Read More FMLA vs. PFL: Different Types of Leave for Your Employees
What Are Your Employer Rights Under FMLA?
With so many details and rules, the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) can easily puzzle employers. You have to know your employees’ FMLA rights as well as your own. So, what are your employer rights under FMLA?Read More What Are Your Employer Rights Under FMLA?