This blog series will attempt to set straight some of the myths that surround HR. Myth #1: "HR is a bunch of paper-pushers that don't really understand our business." If this is how the HR team at your organization is described...well, you have a problem. I will review the three most likely issues you should consider. First, [...]
LAUNCH Human Resources: Ensures the confidence your company has the right polices and procedures in place.
What could you do with $112,435? There's a small business in Tampa, FL that "gets" to write a check for that amount for non compliance with the Fair Labor Standards Act. This week, the Department of Labor ruled that Universal Fire Systems violated overtime and record keeping provisions, resulting in penalties totaling $112,435 in back wages [...]
If you have salaried employees that earn between $23,660 and $47,476, then guess what? In a few weeks' time, they will become part of the estimated 4.2 million employees that will become newly eligible for OVERTIME. That's right. You must be prepared to pay time and a half for any overtime hours worked for employees who [...]