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.
Many of the regulations for implementing the Affordable Care Act are highly technical, and don’t relate directly to the employer-provided side of the health insurance market. However, the feds have recently released rules that employers can use.
Employees who are in the National Guard and Reserves usually serve their two weeks during the summer. Here’s what you need to know.
Workers terminated for misconduct aren’t eligible for unemployment compensation. But before you oppose benefits, consider the employee’s side of the story. Rest assured, the hearing officer will. And even if you win the first round, an appeal may consume time and money better spent elsewhere.
It’s time to take a breather from the voluminous sets of regulations related to the Affordable Care Act (ACA) health care reform law. Here’s news that’s easier to digest.
Days before a scheduled strike vote in late February, St. Paul teachers reached a tentative deal on a new contract. Overall, teachers will receive an 8.6% increase in pay and benefits over two years.
Employees are taking more responsibility for financial planning, according to Financial Finesse, a company that helps workers learn to manage their money.
The CEOs of the 100 largest U.S. companies had median incomes of $13.9 million last year, an increase of 9% over figures reported in 2013 by the Equilar executive pay consulting firm.
Not having enough money for retirement tops the list of money woes that have Americans “very” or “moderately worried,” according to a new poll.
In the wake of some high-profile lawsuits, here's a rundown of the problems that can arise when interns work for free.
Federal law sets the ground rules for employing teens, but state law controls the age at which they must obtain age certificates, working papers or parental consent letters and how long you must retain those documents. Here's a chart that lists requirements.