The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) has updated its internship fact sheet to help employers determine whether interns and students working for “for-profit” employers are entitled to minimum wages and overtime pay under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).
In yesterday’s Advisor, we looked at some risks perceived by employers that consider hiring ex-convicts. Today, we’re going to be taking a look at some of the potential benefits.
October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM), an ideal time for employers to become more familiar about the abilities people with disabilities bring to the workplace.
Perhaps the most common type of nontraditional worker in the new workforce is the independent contractor. The recession saw many people seeking work as independent contractors and as the economy has improved, these relationships have continued, whether due to the preference of the employer, the employee, or both.
“Intern” might sound like the answer to your prayers—what’s not to like about an eager, capable person that you don’t have to pay, right? Stop right there!
It’s difficult to be in the American workforce right now without hearing about the Department of Labor’s (DOL) new overtime regulations. We want to know what you think about them, how your organization is preparing for them, and what your organization will do once December 1st swings around.
When you are hiring new employees, how comfortable are you with making sure that you’re on the right side of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)? Expert Kara Shea joins us today to make sense out of this difficult issue.
The Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM) will be holding the largest HR conference in North America next week. SHRM 2016 Annual Conference & Exposition in D.C. will be covering the hottest HR topics of 2016. BLR is on top of these topics in publications like the one you receive daily. We’ve taken a look […]
The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) recently released a new rule that requires anyone who makes less than $47,476 annually to receive overtime pay. When a colleague suggested I consider this topic for my blog, I was reluctant. I’m not an expert on wage and hour issues. We have many people much more qualified than […]
Yesterday’s Advisor explored employer responsibilities when it comes to joint employment. Today we’ll take a look at the responsibilities of the secondary employer.