December 2018

If you have the right answers, you should survive 2019.No. 1: Are you ready for #MeToo, California-style? Take a look at your settlement agreements in cases involving sexual harassment to ensure that they don’t violate the new tax codes...
The National Labor Relations Board recently issued a new Strategic Plan for Fiscal Years 2019 through 2022, extended until January 14, 2019 the comment period on its proposed joint-employer rule, and announced the appointment of Fred B. Jacob as...
The day has finally arrived. It’s time to announce the Worst Employer of 2018.To remind you, we had four finalists in contention for this … (dis)honor:The Murdering Manager — company owner hires two men to rough-up a handyman who was not...
Q. Our company’s busy season is coming up, meaning we will be asking employees to work longer hours. Our non-exempt employees will all receive overtime pay when they work more than 40 hours in a week. Some of them will actually end up earning more...
It’s the end of the year, which means bonus time.Or perhaps instead you want to offer a pay incentive to employees to improve attendance or production?  Take, for instance, a point-based attendance bonus policy in which employees are...