Tag: employees

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.

Is Your HR Team And Organization Ready For A Crisis?

Is Your HR Team And Organization Ready For A Crisis?

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 Might Be A Perk You’re Under Utilizing

Holiday Pay Might Be A Perk You’re Under Utilizing

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 […]

The Performance Review Bell Curve

The Performance Review Bell Curve

“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 […]

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