Warn bosses: Their texts could be used as evidence — Business Management Daily: Free Reports on Human Resources, Employment Law, Office Management, Office Communication, Office Technology and Small Business Tax Business Management Daily
When a woman sued her employer for sex bias, her lawyer asked the company to produce text messages sent between bosses discussing her salary. The company argued the texts were private, but a court required they be turned over. The lesson: Compose business texts with the same deliberation as official memos. (Ewald v. Royal Norwegian Embassy, DC MN)
Paying employees for their travel time — and dealing with subsequent reimbursements and deductions — is one of the most confusing parts of HR and payroll administration. Discover the IRS and DOL rules regarding what is considered "travel time” versus "commuting time,” plus what is an allowable expense versus taxable wages....Click here to find out more.