Are retreat prizes taxable income?

  • March 01, 2014

Q. We hold a team-building retreat every year where we give employees prizes after completing certain challenges. Are those prizes considered taxable income?

To pay or not to pay for donning & doffing?

  • December 27, 2013

A few years back, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that chicken processing employees had to be paid for time spent putting on and taking off special protective clothing...

How should we pay for overnight travel?

  • September 22, 2013

Q. I know that the laws on overnight travel time are more restrictive in California than under federal law. Does the overnight travel rule under federal law apply in...

The corporate benefits of contemplation

  • August 19, 2013

Mindfulness and meditation are no longer reserved for the spiritually dedicated, as Silicon Valley companies turn to these ancient practices to help employees tap into...