When a city or state passes a new kind of employment law or practice, you can expect other locations to follow their lead. We’ve seen this with paid sick leave, ban the box, social media privacy laws, and other legislation. This year will have its own trending employment laws and best practices. Here are a […]
The Department of Labor (DOL) has adopted a new test for unpaid interns. Employers should use this test—called the primary beneficiary test—when determining if a worker can be properly classified as an unpaid intern or if they need to be classified as an employee and paid minimum wage and overtime. The test adopted by the DOL […]
An employee’s first day on the job can be very stressful for both the employee and employer. While trying to set up the new hire with his or her parking pass, email account, and other necessities, employers should also remember that completing the following forms is just as important. Form I-9: Under federal law, employers […]
Any corporate human resources department worth its weight knows recruiting and hiring personnel isn’t its only job.
Many times you can easily spot red flags with a job applicant but sometimes all those traits won’t be readily apparent.