What is a 1099 employee? They are self-employed workers, also called independent contractors. Form 1099 reports the income that independent contractors receive throughout the year to the IRS for tax purposes. This form replaces the need for a W-2 and indicates that they are not an employee, no employer is responsible for paying FICA taxes […]
Welcome to the new year! You’re feeling fresh (we hope), and ready to brave the pile of HR projects on your desk. Get a clean, organized start with our New Year HR Compliance Checklist. The transition from one year to the next is often challenging for HR professionals, and our HR experts aim to make […]
For this week’s scenario, let’s take a look at addressing employee misconduct when an employee states the conduct was caused by a mental disorder. Here’s the situation: You are a manager for a call center. This morning you received a call from a customer complaining that during a recent call, your employee (John), became threatening, […]
Thanks to social media platforms, our lives can be more or less open books. Although that’s a large part of the appeal, it also can make situations stickier in specific contexts. Many of us use social media to keep in touch with friends and family, sharing intimate details of our lives. However, these details are […]
Before the excitement of your new employee settles down, you need to cover some bases. Our New Hire Paperwork Checklist will cover everything you need to know from tax forms to employee handbooks. In this article, we’ll explain the importance along with some of the rules you should be aware of regarding the W-4 and […]
Valentines Day is just around the corner and love is in the air, but what happens when two of your employees feel that sting of Cupid’s arrow? In this installment of our ongoing HR Scenarios Series, our National HR Client Service Manager, Kim Schaff, SHRM-SCP, PHR, will walk you through your best options for addressing dating in the workplace and what to do when employees become romantically involved.
Last week, we covered the first four of the most common HR mistakes we see small business owners make, how to avoid them, and how to correct any that you have already made. This week, we are back with the next four mistakes we see being commonly made. Just like it was with Part 1, […]