How to Deliver Verbal Warnings – Employee Discipline

Small business owners wear many hats and one of them is the task of managing employees. Delivering verbal warnings and employee discipline can be uncomfortable but owners inevitably must timely address issues as they arise. Immediate termination may be proper

New Employee I-9 Form

Employer Alert: New Employee I-9 Form by January 22, 2017! Under the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 (“IRCA”), employers are required to verify the employment eligibility of new employees by reviewing acceptable documents provided by the employee. These

Independent Contractors vs. Employees

What’s the difference between hiring independent contractors and employees? The biggest difference is the trouble a small business owner can bring upon itself from the IRS and the Department of Labor (“DOL”). When companies deliberately misclassify workers in an attempt

Avoid these Common FLSA Violations

Experts predict a record-breaking year for Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”) lawsuits and FLSA violations. First, thanks to the Department of Labor’s (“DOL”) new overtime rule, around 4.2 million employees will suddenly qualify for overtime pay as of December 1,