Never rework compensation packages behind employees' backs. Provide advance notice when making changes that affect their compensation or benefits.
Compensation and Benefits
Compensation and benefits topics – whether it’s minimum wage, workers’ compensation laws, or employee pay – if properly handled, can help you retain workers and recruit new ones.
Use our advice to craft independent contractor agreements that keep independent contractors – and your bosses – happy.
To the cheers of small business owners, Congress this month created Health Savings Accounts (HSAs), as described on page 1. That adds a new acronym to the already confusing tangle of tax-advantaged health care spending, which includes FSAs, MSAs, HRAs and more.
This time of year, companies often pass the hat to help the less fortunate. Word of caution: Make contributions an option.
Rising premiums are making it harder for businesses to obtain workers' compensation insurance on their own, so more are turning to state-run programs.
THE LAW. Maintaining personnel files can be a chore, but it's the most important element in defending against claims from employees, ex-employees and regulators ...
Risk: You could face civil lawsuits, government fines of up to $500,000, jail time and the loss of your site’s copyright.
Action: Audit your site’s legal compliance, starting with these five problem areas.