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An “Older Worker” is How Old?

Most employers know that special rules apply to separation agreements and older workers, if your business has 20 or more employees and is going to let an employee go. BUT–those rules mean older workers, right? Like those in their 60s? Or 50s? Nope. The law protects those 40 years old or older from age discrimination..

Br Proactive to Prevent Employee Theft

Running a small business is hard enough without having to worry about trusted employees stealing from your company. Unfortunately, employee theft is a reality which all small business owners must confront. According to a recent study done by the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (“ACFE”), the median loss in the United States related to one.

Overtime Rule Delay: What Does It Mean For You?

Many business owners spent the second half of 2016 prepping and planning for the sweeping so-called “white collar” overtime rules to go into effect on December 1, 2016. But a ruling at the end of November by a Texas federal judge put the proposed changes on hold. They have been on hold ever since. This,.

Biweekly Paychecks Can Cause Headaches for Employers

Biweekly paychecks. Employees receive paychecks on the same day (say, Friday) every other week. Depending on leap years, which day of the week payday falls on, and employer payment policies, biweekly paychecks can be complicated, time consuming and frustrating for employers. Take leap year. Leap years cause biweekly payroll problems every 11 or 12 years..

Sign of the Times: Time to Update Workplace Posters

Those signs hanging in the employee break room may be due for an update. The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) released three new or revised posters that, as of August 1, 2016, apply to most employers. The first poster relates to the new Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) regulations issued earlier this year. The new.