Happy Fourth! This year, Independence Day falls on a Thursday, which is prompting many Americans to take a long four-day weekend. For many offices, Friday, July 5th will be empty and feel like an unofficial holiday. From July through August, it’ll be more difficult to get those meetings scheduled around all the vacations. Outside […]
Americans are known for working hard and not taking much time away from work. To help promote vacation, companies are offering unique employee benefits.
Happy Father’s Day to all the dads out there! Especially to the new dads celebrating their first Father’s Day and the soon-to-be dads. Those first few months are crucial to the development of and bonding with the child. When it comes to paid leave for parents, the focus is primarily on moms. Especially when […]
The warmer weather, sunny days, and an abundance of daylight hours probably have your employees running for the door. Or at least daydreaming about an outdoor happy hour and being at the shore. Summertime brings the conversations of vacations and time away from work. Consider offering a few creative schedule options to promote your employee’s […]
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 […]