Tuesday, May 21, 2019

What Makes a Worker an Employee or an Independent Contractor?

It is generally beneficial for an employer to classify a worker as an independent contractor rather than an employee. An independent co...

Tuesday, May 14, 2019

I Have an Employee Who Won’t Cash His Paychecks. What Can I Do?

What happens if you issue an employee a paycheck and he or she doesn’t cash it? Most paychecks are void after 90 days, and it costs money...

Tuesday, May 7, 2019

What Should I Do When I Get a Request for a Reference from a Former Employee?

If you are an employer, supervisor, or anyone who has managed other people, you will probably at some point get a phone call inquiring ab...

Friday, May 3, 2019

At Will Employee Can Be Terminated Based on Spouse’s Actions

The First Amendment protects a number of rights of public employees-speech, political affiliation and the like. Rarely, if ever, have we ...

Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Unlimited PTO May Not Be as Hassle Free as You Think

“No one keeps track of vacation time and sick days anymore,” one of my friends in HR recently told me. “Everyone gives unlimited PTO these ...