As an employer, you are likely familiar with the federal Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA). However, are you aware that your state might have additional programs in place for family and medical leave? If you are a Massachusetts employer, you must learn about the Massachusetts paid family leave program.Read More Massachusetts Paid Family Leave and what MA Employers Need to Know
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Get Ready to Mark Your Calendar! Here’s What Happens If Payday Falls on a Bank Holiday
A whopping 64% of the U.S. population lives paycheck to paycheck. These employees (and likely all employees) count on receiving their wages on their scheduled pay date. But, bank holidays might pose a slight hiccup. What happens if payday falls on a bank holiday?Read More Get Ready to Mark Your Calendar! Here’s What Happens If Payday Falls on a Bank Holiday
Use the Average Vacation Time to Build Your Business’s Policy
Do you want to give your employees paid time off from work? If you choose to offer paid vacation days as an employee benefit, you might not know how many to provide. To stay competitive, take a look at the national average vacation time.Read More Use the Average Vacation Time to Build Your Business’s Policy
Do Employers Have to Give Pay for Jury Duty Leave?
When an employee is called to serve on a jury, it can be a strain on your business. You might need to adjust schedules to fill the employee’s absence. Product creation or services might be disrupted. When your employee is fulfilling their civic duty, your business doesn’t stop. But, when an employee is on jury […]Read More Do Employers Have to Give Pay for Jury Duty Leave?
What Is Compensatory Time Off?
It’s essential for your employees to have time away from work. They need to spend time with their families and follow their interests. And, rested employees will perform better than tired, burned-out employees. Your employees value their time, and you should value it, too. When employees work extra hours, you might want to give them […]Read More What Is Compensatory Time Off?
What Is Holiday Pay?
Holidays are normally times of joy and showing kindness to others. When a holiday occurs, you might want to share holiday cheer with your employees in the form of compensation. Holiday pay can come in a couple of forms, and it often depends on if employees work on the holiday.Read More What Is Holiday Pay?
Is Unlimited Paid Time Off Right for Your Business?
Paid time off (PTO) is a benefit employers sometimes offer to their employees. PTO can include leave for vacations or personal days. Offering PTO is not federally mandated in the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), but there are some state-mandated paid sick leave laws. Many businesses still offer some form of PTO.Read More Is Unlimited Paid Time Off Right for Your Business?
Connecticut Paid Family Leave and What to Know
Connecticut joined the paid family leave states when employers began handling Connecticut paid family leave contributions in 2021. Employers, read on to learn about the Connecticut paid family leave program.Read More Connecticut Paid Family Leave and What to Know
Bereavement Time Off: How to Handle Leave for Your Employees
The death of a loved one can be difficult to go through. When an employee loses a loved one, offering bereavement time off can give your employee time to cope. Employees can use bereavement leave to make funeral arrangements, attend the funeral, and manage the estate.Read More Bereavement Time Off: How to Handle Leave for Your Employees
Creating an Unlimited PTO Policy
Offering paid time off (PTO) is a benefit many small business owners extend to employees. Although the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) does not typically require PTO, many business owners provide paid vacation and personal days. And, some employers may even offer unlimited PTO policies. Have you considered creating an unlimited PTO policy for your […]Read More Creating an Unlimited PTO Policy