The rise of the gig economy has only increased the discussions around employee classification. It raises the question… are the people who execute the services for the company employees or independent contractors? Defining Who is an Employee Through Legislation There are federal, state, and local laws that define who is an employee. Fair Labor Standards […]
Many laws dictate who is considered an employee or an independent contractor. Uber and Lyft drivers are in a battle for their rights to be employees.
How many systems or sites do your employees access throughout the day? Five? Ten? If you consider that HR itself could have multiple systems to manage the employee lifecycle. Then factor in various operational systems that support the business and finance. Ten is probably not too crazy of a number. That’s ten different passwords. Ten […]
The Midwest is in the height of a very active and violent tornado season. Over the past week, Missouri has been hit with severe weather and catastrophic tornadoes. The devastation is only being compounded by heavy rains that are flooding major rivers. News agencies are reporting this tornado season has already been above-average and people […]
Holiday pay is not mandated under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), even if the office is closed for the day. The federal law only mandates pay for time worked, which does not include holidays and vacations. But that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t consider offering paid holidays as a benefit. On average, companies in the […]
“Yay, it’s time for the annual performance reviews,” said no HR professional ever. I don’t know about your organization’s performance review process, but most HR people will tell you theirs could be improved in more than just a few ways. It can be a struggle to ensure feedback from every self-evaluation, manager review, and other […]