Worker’s Compensation is required for most employers in most states. It covers more than 140 million U.S. workers, over 94% of employees. The total cost to employers of workers’ compensation insurance is more than $95 billion annually. But the individual cost for workers’ compensation insurance for each employer is dependent on various variables.
Posts Tagged: Employment Law Compliance
As the working world has evolved, it’s no secret that priorities have shifted and what employees looked for in a workplace a decade ago is different from what they desire now. For example millennials, who make up just about one-third of the American workforce, tend to place great importance on work-life balance and career growth… Read more »
The U.S. women’s national soccer team (USWNT) has been making worldwide headlines but not just for their historic FIFA Women’s World Cup win. Earlier this year, all 28 players filed a class-action lawsuit, claiming that they had been subject to gender pay discrimination. Although it remains to be seen what will come of the… Read more »
As of March, the Social Security Administration (SSA) revived efforts to issue Employer Correction Request Notices to business owners. It’s a practice that the SSA had abandoned in 2012 but now that the letters have resurfaced in many employers’ mailboxes, this may raise concerns for companies across the nation.
Last blog, we shared some of the reasons why many employers are struggling to fill positions at their companies, as well as ways to avoid coming up short when it comes to qualified job candidates. According to data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the overall employment rate is expected to increase by 11.5… Read more »
Just like the end of a romantic relationship, the termination of an employee can happen for a variety of reasons. Sometimes those reasons are in the best interest of both parties but the decision to end things can still cause pain nonetheless. Whether you’re letting an employee go for poor work performance or restructuring for… Read more »
One of the most challenging parts of human resources management is handling employee compensation. While it might be up to the higher-ups to hire staffers on a full-time or contractual basis, the human resources department is usually the one responsible for handling payroll duties.
Just because something has worked for your company in the past doesn’t mean it makes sense to keep in place forever. While your workplace policies might not be broken per se, they can probably still use a fair amount of improvement. RTR Consulting offers the following areas you should reevaluate in your company’s employee handbook:… Read more »