With the holiday party season upon us, many will be dreading much more than simply the prospect of small talk over appetizers with their colleagues. Perhaps one of your otherwise excellent employees had an embarrassing incident at last year’s soiree, or your business’s reputation was comprised some other way.
Posts Tagged: Employment Law Compliance
2019 has been a year of change for the employment legislation. The influence of the #MeToo movement can be seen in the number of bills meant to protect employees who have suffered harassment, discrimination, and retaliation. The California Legislature also targeted arbitration abuse, worker misclassification, and other wage and hour law violations. Below, we cover… Read more »
The battle over AB 5 is over, however the path to clarity is on the horizon. The bill is expected to dramatically reshape the contours of California’s workforce and economy, and potentially reclassify two-million independent contractors. Across the state employers must now examine their workforce and determine whether and how to modify their business structure… Read more »
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.
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 »