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June 15, 2016

Employers need to know and understand new rules and regulations regarding their wellness program and overtime pay for salaried employees.  If you need clarification, let us send out our HR Consultant for a free review/consultation….

May 19, 2016

OVERVIEW On May 18, 2016, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) announced a final rule regarding overtime wage payment qualifications for the “white collar exemptions” under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). The final rule…

March 21, 2016

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) requires certain employers to provide rest breaks and accommodations for employees who are nursing mothers to express breast milk. This requirement took effect immediately upon the ACA’s enactment on March…

November 2, 2015

Proposed regulations would update prior IRS guidance to reflect that same-sex couples can now marry in all states and that all states must recognize these marriages. Individuals in domestic partnerships, civil unions or similar relationships are…

October 21, 2015

Under the Affordable Care Act, there are several changes for large employers (100+ full time equivalent employees) and mid-sized employers (50-99 full time equivalent employees). Here are the major ones to be aware of in…

August 10, 2015

Q: Our employees often don’t turn their timesheets in on time. If an employee doesn’t submit his sheet on time, can we delay processing his paycheck until the next pay period? A: It is the employer’s…

August 3, 2015

Updates to FLSA White Collar Exemption Requirements Announced Following a directive from President Obama, the Department of Labor has proposed changes to the federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) rules regarding the executive, professional, and…

July 16, 2015

Question: An employee’s recent public Facebook post contains negative statements directed toward a minority group and has caused a stir at the office. It is her private Facebook account, but on it she identifies herself…

July 1, 2015

Question & Answer Q: How should we keep records for informal applicants? A: No law requires you to accept or preserve resumes or applications when there are no available openings.

June 30, 2015

Question: I’ve heard some companies have employees who are dating sign some sort of agreement. Is it something we should have?