It's that time of year again when America's labor force suddenly shrinks -- because a lot of summer workers are heading back to school.
A handshake deal or a promise no longer cuts it when it comes to protecting your business from misunderstandings and legal conflicts. For that, you need contracts.
Has your employer failed to pay you what you are owed? Are you working overtime only to find that your paycheck is shorted an hour here or two hours there? Are you being docked for short breaks and lunches when you feel you should be paid?
As a business owner you want to make sure that you are abiding by all employment laws. As of late, you may have heard some buzz regarding overtime rules. You know that proposed changes to overtime regulations for salaried employees began in 2016 under the Obama administration. Since you employ salaried workers, you want to understand what is happening with the overtime rules.
Chances are, most Americans work because they need their jobs. Without work, families would likely suffer many hardships, but how do American workers really feel about their jobs? Do they feel their employee rights are being violated or do they enjoy their work? These answers are what researchers and authors from several national institutes set out to uncover.