Is a Credit Score Check During a Background Check Ethical?
While almost every state considers pre-employment credit checks legal, there is some question about the ethics behind them. Find out more here.
How Often Should a Company Perform Fire and Safety Drills?
Curious to know more about how often a company should practice fire and safety drills? Find out the right schedule and when to refresh this important training.
Feds Enact Workplace Pregnancy Accommodations, Expand Lactation Requirements
Here’s what employers need to know about how to stay compliant with the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act (PFWA) and the PUMP Act.
How to Safeguard Confidential Employee Information
From social security numbers to medical history, employers must abide by confidentiality laws to keep employee information protected.
Is there a maximum amount of overtime my employees can work in a week?
As long as you compensate properly and grant the required breaks, there aren't any federal limitations on how much overtime your employees can work.
Small Businesses Struggle with Regulations – and it’s Costing them $83K
Small business regulations account for over $83,000 in costs during an entrepreneur's first year in business, according to the NSBA. Read to learn more.
FAQ: Can I Use PTO After Giving Two Weeks’ Notice?
If an employee gives two weeks notice, are they entitled to take their remaining PTO during that time? This blog gives a complete picture of best practices.
11 Compliance Resources to Help Keep Your Business Afloat
These eleven compliance resources can help keep your business afloat amidst changing employment regulations in 2016 and beyond.
New Study Details Impact of Compliance Challenges on Small Business Growth
If compliance challenges have you face-palming, you’re not alone. Nearly 60% of those surveyed in a 10,000 firm study feel your pain.
6 Ways the Affordable Care Act Benefits Small Businesses
The Affordable Care Act (ACA) has meant a lot of changes for small businesses. Here are 6 ways the Affordable Care Act helps small businesses today.
The Management Myth: Yes, Managers Can Receive Overtime Pay, Too
Do you know which of your managers should receive overtime pay? The answer isn't so easy. Get the answer once and for all in this post.
For the Record: Making Sense of Employee Recordkeeping
One of the most time-consuming and confusing parts of managing employees is managing their paperwork. From the moment you first meet a candidate to their eventual last day on the job, the employer/employee relationship generates a paper trail that includes resumes, offer letters, signed employee handbooks, I-9s, performance reviews, benefits and compliance documents, and much […]
How to Handle Employee Snow Days and Other Bad Weather Woes
Learn how to create compliant bad weather policies, whether for snow days, hurricanes, or other weather-related challenges.
Reinstating Pay and Benefits for Laid Off and Furloughed Employees
If you cut an employees’ pay, or furloughed or laid off employees, keep these things in mind as you begin to re-hire
Everything You Need to Know About Employee Leave of Absence
What is a leave of absence and how is it different than regular PTO days? Get all your questions answered here.
Alternative Payment Methods for Your Remote Team
If your staff is now working remotely due to COVID-19, here’s how to pay employees who normally receive paychecks and pay stubs in person.
The CARES Act: Payroll Implications for Small Employers
The CARES Act delivers massive payroll assistance for SMBs, including paycheck protection loans, loan forgiveness, payroll tax credit, and Social Security tax deferral.
Guidance: What if My Employee Tested Positive for COVID-19?
How employers should respond if an employee tests positive for COVID-19
5 Ways the Biden Administration Could Change Your Workplace
A practical heads-up about what’s in store for business changes...