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Here are the 2018 Minimum Wage Changes for Small Businesses

On July 1st, 19 minimum wage increases occurred across the United States; is your small business in an area impacted by these changes?

When Creating the Perfect Compensation Plan Salary is Just the Beginning

To attract and retain talent, it’s crucial to create a structured and competitive compensation plan, or update an existing one.

The Small Business Guide to Employee Records

If you’re thinking about tossing out that personnel file on the employee who quit last week, hold off. The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) requires you to keep all employee records for a year, and that's just the beginning. Here's your comprehensive guide to employee records.

Is Your Unpaid Internship Legal? An Employer’s Guide

With the summer approaching, companies are gearing up to invite students and recent graduates to join their ranks as interns. While internships can be valuable learning experiences for new workers, many employers are unsure if — or what — they should pay these incoming workers.

A Reference Guide to Employer Payroll Taxes for Small Businesses

For business, payroll taxes are a constant, regardless of how revenue ebbs and flows. For everyone receiving a paycheck, you need to properly calculate and pay employee/employer deductions in a timely manner to stay ahead of the IRS. Here are our pro tips.

What is the ABC test for contractors?

The ABC test was named such for its three-pronged definition (prongs A, B, and C) of a contractor. Here's the definition of a contractor under this law, and here are the implications.

Maryland’s Paid Sick Leave Law: What Employers Need to Know

As of February 12, 2018, Maryland employers with 15 or more employees were required to begin offering paid sick and safe leave to their employees. Read on to find out how you can comply with Maryland's paid sick leave law.

Washington’s Paid Sick Leave Law: What Employers Need to Know

Effective January 1, 2018, employers must follow all the rules and regulations surrounding Washington's paid sick leave law.

New Parental Leave & Salary History: Here’s What You Need to Know

On October 12, California Governor Jerry Brown signed two bills which will have significant ramifications for employers in the state. AB168, which applies to all public and private sector California employers, prohibits companies from seeking or relying upon the salary history information of an applicant in employment decisions. While SB 63, or the “New Parent […]

Chicago Paid Sick Leave Laws: What Employers Need to Know

Find out exactly what employers and employees need to know about Chicago's paid sick leave laws.

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