Do you get tips at work? In some professions, it's very common to have tips from satisfied clients and customers supplement your income. For others, tips are a nice bonus that happens from time to time -- if you get to keep them.
A lot of workers don't know their rights to overtime pay -- which some employers use to their advantage.
Every new company makes a few mistakes along the way to fame and fortune -- but there are a few common payroll mistakes you need to try to avoid.
You always got time off for the holidays when you were in school. It feels natural that you'd get it off during your career as well. As you enter the workforce, though, you start wondering if you have a right to that time off. If not, do you at least have a right to extra holiday pay?
The holiday season often brings a lot of confusion about wages and overtime pay.
Overtime compensation is a complicated issue that tends to confuse employers and employees alike. Therefore, it is easy to make a serious mistake that could hurt your business if you're taken to court or fined for violating the Fair Labor Standards Act.
The Tip Credit is a popular method of payment used by restaurants, bars and other businesses. However, a surprisingly large percentage of business owners do not fully understand how to properly apply the Tip Credit in terms of overtime, minimum wage and participation. In this three part series, we will break down each of these components for the proper use of the Tip Credit.
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.
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.
Wage and hour disputes are aggravating and upsetting incidents that no employee should ever have to endure. But sometimes, companies either intentionally or mistakenly alter or manipulate their employees' wages or their working hours. When this happens, the affected employees can suffer immensely. They won't get the money they deserve and need.