Misclassifying workers as independent contractors is a far too easy and very expensive mistake for employers to make. In 2015, the Department of Labor collected over $74 million in back-wages for misclassified workers. Fortunately, the DOL has launched a great website to help … Continued
Bad weather — be it snow, ice, wind storms, or torrential rain — often raises questions and concerns for employers. This guide will help you ensure your employees’ safety, keep your businesses open and running, and navigate the pay-related issues caused by … Continued
Maternity/paternity leave is a hot topic all over our country. Some businesses are offering an innovative approach to maternity benefits: Infant at Work programs. Washington State’s government allows new parents to bring their babies to work with them until they are … Continued
2017 has arrived, and like every new year, it brings important changes employers need to know about! Minimum wage increases: Washington’s minimum wage increased to $11.00 an hour on January 1st. Are there exceptions? Yes, of course there are! If you … Continued
On November 22nd, a federal judge granted an injunction halting implementation of a new federal overtime rule. What does this dispute do to businesses and workers?
On 1/1/2017, Washington’s minimum wage will rise by $1.53 to $11.00 per hour. You need to know how this will impact far more than just your company’s payroll!
Company holiday celebrations don’t have to be expensive! We’ve got a ton of affordable ideas that will make your employees merry when your budget is tight.
I-9 form changes are headed our way! The current I-9 form expired in March, so this is long overdue. Check out our I-9 overview & avoid expensive mistakes!
We know that veterans make good employees, but were you aware that when you hire veterans, you’ll make extra money?
If your child is a Millennial with a job, there’s a chance you can go to their workplace on November 4th for Take Your Parents to Work Day! We’ll show you why you should consider hosting a day for employees’ … Continued