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.
ACA rollbacks could affect the benefits employers can or must offer.
Q. What are California employers’ obligations with regard to workers who get called on for jury duty?
Know the new rules regarding financial inducements in employer-sponsored wellness programs.
The state of New York may be about to consider legislation that would create a system of “portable” benefits that would give independent contractors some of the advantages employees have.
Make sure independent contractors invoice your company in their official business entity’s name, not simply with their name.
In today’s competitive war for talent, employers are turning to and bolstering their benefits packages to give them an edge over competitors.
For employers with staff in more than one state, complying with minimum wage laws just got more complicated.
Fifty-two percent of Americans who get paid vacation time said they would not use all their allotted time in 2016.
The bill that prohibits employers from asking about a prospective employee’s wage and fringe benefits history is expected to become law, effective sometime in mid-2017.
Americans are almost evenly split.
Balances in health savings accounts grew by more than a third in 2015.
Plan members have been unable to access statements or their money since 2002.
Check to make sure your fiduciary is aware of these highly technical changes.
The legacy of the 2008 economic crash still has many Americans stressed about their fiscal futures even as they near retirement age.
The U.S. Department of Labor Employee Benefit Security Administration has obtained a judgment against fiduciaries for the California Pacific Bank’s Employee Stock Ownership Plan after they failed to make employees whole following the plan’s dissolution.
Q. Our maternity leave policy offers paid leave for female employees who plan to return to work after the birth of the child. If the employee quits before returning to work, she’s required to reimburse the company for the paid leave. Is this lawful?
The New York Department of Labor has issued regulations covering how employers manage payroll direct deposit and debit cards.
The movement toward equal pay for women seems to have picked up steam.
Half of working women who have taken time off to care for a family member worry that their retirement security will suffer as a result.
Employers and workers aren’t on the same page about juggling personal and professional priorities.