Whether time spent traveling by an employee is compensable work time depends on the type of travel and its purpose. An Employee’s Travel from Home to Work The time an employee spends in their personal vehicle going from home to work and work to home is not considered work time and typically is not compensable. […]
You may have seen some of the headlines: “ICE (Immigration and Customs Enforcement) raids Arizona car wash chain” or “Feds raid NY, Virginia 7-Elevens in Illegal Immigration Probe.” It’s difficult to know if these employers intentionally violated immigration laws. Regardless, the federal E-Verify system is in place to ensure that only those eligible to work […]
Whether it’s auditing your current staff or reviewing what is Human Resource’s practice for new hire packet forms for employees, the last few months of the year are a good time to make sure things are in line for the next year. Answering What Is Human Resource’s Most-Asked Question: Workers Exemption In all the time […]
With Fourth of July here, can you remember how as a kid you looked forward to summer? Whether it was summers at the lake, baseball games, sleeping in or running barefoot in the grass, we all have our memories of summertime. I’m not sure people stop looking forward to summer. It’s vacation time for Pete’s […]
The Cowboy: Give Your Bonuses and Gift Your Assets before the New Federal Tax Regulations in January Hey Pardners, the end of year is fast approaching and I am attempting to make some sense of the federal tax changes and regulations that are going to happen. I can tell you that some of our clients […]
Last year, employers paid out nearly $180 million in back wages to more than 208,000 employees in minimum wage and overtime claims as a result of federal wage and hour law violations. With the number of complaints registered increasing more than 34% from 2008 to 2010 (24,000 to 32,000 cases annually), this trend is expected to grow again in 2011.
Is it ok to dock Billy’s pay if he comes to work late every day because the goldfish frowned at him? Can you dock Suzy’s paycheck is she leaves work early every day to buy lottery tickets? Well, the answer is…