It’s a blurry line: when can certain work tasks be considered de minimis? When an employee clocks out but continues to complete work-related tasks should they be paid for their unmarked time? What about when you call an employee while they are on vacation? RTR Consulting demystifies the de minimis rule by clarifying what California… Read more »
Posts Tagged: HR
For small to medium-sized businesses, it can be a challenge to implement effective HR policies and procedures when the focus is solely on building your business. Keeping a safe, fair, and comfortable work environment is crucial to retain your top employees and avoid lawsuits. Mistakes are made in the workplace though. RTR Consulting reviews the… Read more »
Communication is one of the key elements to success in a business. What happens when employee communication takes place after hours though? Do the rules change or is there a separate set to follow? RTR Consulting reveals some helpful guidelines about how to effectively communicate with employees after business hours.
Employees across Los Angeles, Pasadena, San Francisco, and Oakland are celebrating new minimum wage standards. The numbers can vary slightly from business to business based on company size and industry, but there remains an upward trend in wages. RTR Consulting informs businesses of the change and the new numbers you need to know. A… Read more »
The internet has made it effortless to accomplish daily tasks and help make businesses more efficient. This includes the introduction of job boards and websites used to recruit top talent. RTR Consulting reveals the reasons why using a job board to find top talent for your small to medium-sized business is inefficient and how you… Read more »
There are several keys to retaining top talent. Hint: discussing compensation is one of them. This does not mean breaking your budget in the hopes of preserving the top talent at your business. This week, we take a look at the ways you can retain your top talent without handing out lavish salaries every year.
The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), which exempts employees from minimum wage and overtime requirements, has been interpreted narrowly by the Supreme Court since the ‘50s. A recent case has given the Supreme Court reason to interpret FLSA exemptions more broadly. What does this mean for employers when it comes to legal disputes? RTR Consulting… Read more »
Have you turned a blind eye to how you calculate your employees’ overtime or additional compensation? On March 5, 2018, the California Supreme Court ruled on how employers are required to calculate overtime, specifically in regard to flat-sum bonuses. RTR Consulting gives you the details about the new overtime ruling and what it means for… Read more »