So you’ve made a great hire and you are looking forward to onboarding your newest employee. Expectations are high and optimism abounds. But before you rely too heavily on those positive feelings, here are some sobering statistics to consider:
Starting a new year brings new beginnings, but there are some things that carry over from the past year that are still not solved. This is especially true when it comes to finding qualified new employees to fill entry level positions.
As 2016 is quickly coming to a close, many business owners like you are finalizing their year-end budgets or preparing an inventory list for 2017. This is the perfect time of year to look into consolidating the way you buy the products you need to keep your business running smoothly.
Employment-related lawsuits have been climbing steadily for years, as have government enforcement actions and penalties for violations. So, it is more important than ever to make a commitment to protect your business by ensuring compliance with regulations governing the workplace.
While most employers understand their minimum wage and overtime obligations for non-exempt employees, not everyone is familiar with the complexities of determining what time is considered compensable. This is an important distinction.