Human Resources

Employee Handbooks

Producing and distributing an employee handbook is one of the best ways to protect your business from employee lawsuits and clearly communicate your company policies. The absence of a formal employee handbook or company policy manual, or a poorly drafted handbook, puts your company at risk for costly lawsuits and fines. All employers should have… Read more »



Human Resources Audits

Over the last three years employers have paid out record numbers of wage and hour claims. The list of wage and hour violations, include misclassification of employee status, missed meal and rest periods, off the clock overtime, unpaid overtime, not paying overtime based on the regular rate, not providing employee a itemized wage statement. The… Read more »


Human Resources Audits

The rules have changed being in compliance with the spirit of the law is not enough? Employer must be in strict compliance with wage and hour laws. Failure to be in compliance cost money and talent. Between aggressive Plaintiffs’ Attorneys and Department of Labor the employer’s employment practices are under attack. Wage and Hour violations… Read more »


Get Results when Outsourcing Human Resources

When Outsourcing Human Resources Get results! Strong human resource management is crucial for growing companies studies show that HR issues are those most likely to keep CEOs up at night. Companies are always struggling with the question of when to consider outsourcing the many functions of an HR department. Mishandling such a strategic decision can… Read more »



Violations of FSLA Cost Employers

The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and state wage and hour laws generally require employers to pay employees a minimum hourly wage and overtime for working more than 40 hours a week. These statutes also classify workers who are required to receive overtime pay. Cases in which hourly employees claim they were not paid properly,… Read more »