Most employers have heard of the classes that are protected by Title VII of the Civil Rights Act – race, color, national origin, sex, and religion. But many employers aren’t aware that there are other federal and state laws that create protected classes, and that the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and courts around the nation […]
Courtesy of HR Snapshot! Question: If we require employees to come in 10 minutes early to prepare for the start of their shift, do we have to pay them for this extra time? Answer from Kara, JD, SPHR: Yes. Under the Fair Labor Standards Act (and likely state law as well), you must pay […]
Having a human resources consultant involved in a business can certainly lead to more effective processes in terms of managing employees and benefits.