Pennsylvania Seasonal Farm Labor Act

  • January 15, 2007

The Pennsylvania Seasonal Farm Labor Act regulates the working conditions of migrant farm workers. The act establishes minimum wages and labor hours for seasonal farm...

New Jersey Temporary Disability Benefits Law

  • January 15, 2007

The New Jersey Temporary Disability Benefits Law provides cash benefits to employees who, because of a serious illness or injury, can’t perform their regular jobs...

Ohio Fair Employment Practices Act

  • January 15, 2007

Under the Ohio Fair Employment Practices Act (OFEPA), it’s illegal to subject people to differential treatment based on race, color, religion, sex, national...

Paid Time Off Programs Compared In Survey

  • September 19, 2006

When it comes to time off, it seems that all the talk is about paid time off (PTO) programs. But just because Traditional programs might not receive as much of the HR...

How to handle employee recognition?

  • July 21, 2006

Question: My company has never had an official, organized system for presenting any type of employee recognition. But now, we are recognizing two employees at the same...

When someone dies, lead the survivors

  • May 01, 2006

An employee’s death can leave your people tumbling through grief, denial, confusion, rage, guilt, shock and more. Grief Steps author Brook Noel observes that...

Employee-appreciation ideas

  • February 24, 2006

Question: "I need some good employee-appreciation ideas. My company has about 500 employees who work in different departments, and we don't even recognize...

Business Entertainment

  • August 22, 2005

All work and no play can make Jack (or Jill) a disgruntled employee or client. So, you may decide to treat some of your top customers or valued employees to an outing as...

6 good tax reasons to hire your spouse

  • April 18, 2005

If you're like most small business owners, your spouse does odds and ends around the office and pitches in when you need help. This is particularly true in the summer...