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
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 Exploring Employer Rights Under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)
Labor law posters are federal and state notices that tell employees about their legal employment rights. If you have even one employee, you must hang labor law posters. It is your responsibility to hang the correct posters and keep them up to date as statutes change.Read More Federal and State Labor Law Posting Requirements
When you run a small business, you need to track employee hours. You have a choice between different methods for employee timekeeping. Regardless of how you track employee hours, there are FLSA timekeeping requirements you should know about.Read More FLSA Timekeeping Requirements
When nonexempt employees are doing their primary job duties, it’s easy to tell that they are working. Their working time should be compensated. But, when nonexempt employees are not doing their main job duties, it can be more difficult to tell if they are working and if they should be compensated.Read More When to Pay Employees for FLSA Hours Worked
Employers might require employees to wear uniforms or protective gear depending on the type of business and work environment. To follow federal and state laws, employers must know the regulations of employees putting on and taking off work-related gear and clothing, otherwise known as donning and doffing.Read More Doffing and Donning Definition
As a small business owner, you have to hope for the best and prepare for the worst. One of the worst things that can happen to your small business is a natural disaster.Read More Planning for the Worst: Disaster Recovery Payroll
When you become an employer, you can’t always play by your own rules. There are certain federal, as well as state and local, standards you must follow. The FLSA is one set of federal regulations you need to know about and comply with. What is the FLSA?Read More What Is the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)?
You might have heard about per diem pay before. But, are you familiar with Publication 1542? Learn more about Publication 1542 per diem rates and how to calculate per diem pay below.Read More Understanding Publication 1542 Per Diem Rates
Some businesses need on-call employees. But if you require employees to be available when they’re not working, should you pay them? Whether or not you must provide on-call pay depends on a few factors.Read More On-call Pay: When Do You Need to Compensate Employees for On-call Hours?