Placed on PIP? That’s no reason to quit

  • November 20, 2011

Employees placed on performance improvement plans (PIP) sometimes suspect that they are about to be fired. But that doesn’t mean they can jump the gun, quit and...

Paid Time Off

  • August 12, 2011

Paid time off (PTO) programs are on the rise because tracking employee leave can be a logistical nightmare. That's why many employers have turned to PTO policies to...

Fringe Benefits

  • August 12, 2011

The most common tax-free fringe benefit employers offer is health insurance.  The second most popular tax-free fringe benefit is retirement benefits (e.g., a...

Can we give paid time off as a bonus to some?

  • August 10, 2011

Q. One of the owners suggested that paid time off for employees should not be a set benefit, but a bonus. Can we just award paid time off as a bonus to some employees...

How to challenge an unemployment claim

  • July 19, 2011

Unemployment insurance benefits are designed to help employees who lose their jobs through no fault of their own. Since employers pay into the fund that pays out...