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The rate of business creation is falling, according to research by the nonprofit Kauffman Foundation, and economists are divided about what it means. In 2013, 280 out of every 100,000 adults created a business, down from 300 per 100,000 in 2012.
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.
In recent years, courts have consistently supported employers’ use of arbitration agreements in employment settings. During the past few terms, the Supreme Court of the United States has issued several decisions upholding their use.
Some employees joke around by calling other workers “old man” or making other insensitive ageist comments. You should certainly discourage comments that diminish employees, customers or others based on their protected characteristics. However, a few isolated incidents won’t mean a lost lawsuit if you also make sure that you terminate employees only for legitimate business reasons.
Nine out of 10 doctors would discourage others from pursuing a career in medicine, according to a survey cited by Dr. Daniela Drake in an essay published in TheDailyBeast.com.
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.
Some employees seem to believe that every minor illness is grounds for FMLA leave. If it’s clear an absence is for an illness not covered by the FMLA, say so. That way, an employee can’t later argue that he was unfairly denied leave when you include the absence in the disciplinary process.
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.
The Equal Pay Act makes it illegal to set separate rates of pay for men and women doing the same work. But some employers don’t understand that job titles and job descriptions don’t matter much when it comes to comparing jobs.