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Virginia Changes Overtime Pay Standards to Align with FLSA

Virginia's 2022 overhaul of the overtime pay requirements aligns its overtime obligations with the federal FLSA in many ways.

10 Costly Payroll Mistakes to Avoid

Payroll mistakes happen, but they shouldn't. Here's how to avoid some of the most common payroll mistakes that cost employers and employees every year.

HR 101: The ABCs of the FLSA

The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) covers 4 main areas of employment law: wages, employee job classification, overtime, and child labor.

HR 101: The ABCs of EEO and Civil Rights

The EEOC often receives reports of patterns of unwelcome or derogatory comments, jokes, gestures, or behavior as forms of harassment.

HR Headaches: My Employees Are Talking About Unionizing — Should I Encourage This?

As an employer, learn about the labor laws that cover your business, why workers unionize, and what the law allows with unionization.

Local Income Tax: What Employers Need to Know

Companies can ensure they're adhering to local income tax obligations by keeping these things in mind.

Forced Arbitration Prohibited in Sexual Harassment Cases Based on New Law

At the Act's enactment, about 60 million Americans were under an employment contract that required mandatory arbitration before a claim could be filed for harassment.

Do You Own a Family Business? Here Are Common Labor Issues to Avoid

Keep these laws and tips in mind when hiring family members.

The Complete HR Compliance Glossary

Do HR compliance terms strike fear into your heart? Fret no longer — use this glossary to learn compliance terms and their definitions.

Employer’s Arbitration Clause Costs Them $1.2M In Appeals Court Ruling

When reviewing an arbitration clause award, "a district or appellate court is limited to determining whether the arbitrators did the job they were told to do. Not how well they did that job."

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