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.
Be sure employees know your rules for leaving work early. That way, an employee who violates the rules will have committed willful misconduct, disqualifying him from receiving unemployment compensation benefits.
A worker who was seriously injured while driving to mandatory training is eligible for workers’ compensation.
A panel of the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals on March 15 struck down the so-called fiduciary rule, an Obama-era regulation that required retirement plan advisors to always act in clients' best interests instead of recommending investments that generated broker commissions.
In a recent unemployment compensation benefit decision, the Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court has concluded that participating in the “gig-economy” doesn’t necessarily constitute self-employment.
Millennial employees grew used to taking “just for now” jobs with little hope of long-term stability. Their experience should inform your benefits strategy.
Senate legislation introduced March 8 would help employees save more for retirement and encourage employers to offer retirement benefits.
More employers added these benefits offerings than any others between 2016 and 2017.
A federal court has vacated a portion of the EEOC’s wellness program regulations, effective Jan. 1, 2019.
Under the disability discrimination provisions of California’s Fair Employment and Housing Act, employers are required to offer extended leave as a reasonable accommodation for disabled employees—as long as the employee provides an estimated return date.