All Employers Need to Understand the Gig Economy

There is a seismic shift happening in today’s workforce, reshaping how many companies do business: the “gig economy” or “contingent workforce.” Companies such as Uber, TaskRabbit, Topcoder and others are shining a huge spotlight on the nontraditional or non-employee worker. … Continued

Views on Drug Testing Unemployed Workers Changing

Congress recently overturned a regulation passed in 2012 which narrowly defined when states could drug test applicants for unemployment insurance. This 2012 rule only permitted drug testing in two circumstances. When an unemployed worker lost their job due to illegal use of drugs … Continued

Bad Weather: A Guide for Employers

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