Category: Employment Laws – Federal
Time You Do Not Have To Pay For
Wage & Hour Rules You Should Know Most employers are familiar with the basic “rules of the game” when it comes to employee rights under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). Generally speaking, employees classified as “non-exempt” are entitled to receive pay... Continue Reading >
Employee (W-2) or Independent Contractor (1099)… Can I choose?
How do you know the difference between an employee and an independent contractor? For many employers, and in many situations, the answer to this question may seem obvious. However, in other cases, the determination of employment status may not be quite as... Continue Reading >
Eight Interview Questions to Avoid
Have you ever wondered if your interview questions are legal? Anyone who has ever been tasked with interviewing candidates for employment has at one time or another questioned the appropriateness, or even the legality, of some of their interview questions. This is... Continue Reading >
Do Probationary Periods Protect Employers?
Is it less risky to terminate a new hire within the first 90 days of employment? The short answer is, NO. A 60 or 90-day probationary period (aka introductory period, training period or orientation period) does not reduce the legal risks associated... Continue Reading >