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2 Essentials For Dealing With Employees Attempting To Game the System

USA - August 1 2017 Today’s workplace is fraught with legal traps for well-intentioned but unwary managers. But one issue stands out far above the rest as perhaps the

July 2017: The Top 12 Labor And Employment Law Stories

USA - August 1 2017 It’s hard to keep up with all the recent changes to labor and employment law. While the law always seems to evolve at a rapid pace, there have been

Paying Most Sales Employees Purely on Draw and Commission No Longer Lawful In California

USA - March 13 2017 Last month a California appellate court held that an employer violates California law by paying inside sales employees on a draw against commission

Supreme Court Review: Mixed Bag For Employers

USA - August 1 2017 The 2016-17 Supreme Court term was truly a mixed bag for employers. The Court limited presidential power, reined in the appellate courts’ authority

FAQs About The FMLA

USA - August 1 2017 Understanding and complying with the requirements of the federal Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) is a challenge for even the most experienced

Oregon Employers Face Significant New Workplace Laws

USA - August 16 2017 There’s good news for Oregon employers about the recently concluded 2017 legislative session: unlike years past, there were only a very small number

Total Eclipse At The Job: You Need This Advice More Than Ever

USA - August 14 2017 Next week, many Americans will witness a truly astronomical phenomenon: a total solar eclipse will sweep across the country on Monday, August 21

Could A Proposed Federal Law Solve The Misclassification Riddle?

USA - August 14 2017 For years, businesses have struggled with properly identifying workers as either independent contractors or W-2 employees. The hundreds of thousands

India Makes Significant Changes to Maternity Benefit Entitlements

India - August 10 2017 This year, India became one of the most generous providers of maternity benefits in the world when it extended the period of maternity leave

Top Ten List - Track These 10 Important Employment Bills as the California Legislative Year Comes to a Close

USA - August 9 2017 When the Legislature reconvenes from its summer recess on August 21, it will have only a few short weeks to finish work on legislation for this year