Time & Attendance

Title 1 of the ADA prohibits employers with 15 or more employees from discriminating against employees based on disability. Employers must also provide "reasonable accommodations" to the employees with disabilities — unless such accommodations would cause undue hardship. Reasonable accommodations are workplace changes that enable disabled...

FMLA is short for the Family and Medical Leave Act, a federal law that provides employees with unpaid, job protected leave and benefits continuation in certain circumstances. People also commonly call leave under this law FMLA, as in “I’m going on FMLA.” FMLA generally provides...

You can allow an employee to work two different jobs for your company. However, under the FLSA, you cannot classify an employee as both exempt and nonexempt — it must be one or the other. To know which one to use, you must first combine...

Paid leave is a valued perk for your clients’ employees. A generous policy can help your clients compete on today’s tight labor market. Once on the job, employees who are able to use their PTO without a hassle will be more loyal and engaged. There are...

In general, yes. But you should have—and document—a legitimate business reason for doing so. Denying vacation requests will undoubtedly hurt morale, especially if it happens frequently, and low morale leads to higher rates of turnover. Discrimination claims are also a risk. Although denying vacation requests for...

Small business compliance has never been more complex. This blog will introduce you to the leading challenges and solutions that will help you to stay on the right side of the law. It’s important to understand regulations and create compliant processes. This way, you protect...

There’s Never Been More Mobile Employees   Millions of small businesses rely on mobile employees. According to the International Data Corporation (IDC), the number of mobile workers in the U.S. will reach 93.5 million by 2024 and will account for 60% of the total workforce. It’s no...

To take leave under the Family and Medical Leave Act, an employee must: Work for an employer that has least 50 employees for 20 or more workweeks in the present or previous year. Have worked for the employer for at least 12 months, whether consecutively...

Employers covered by the Fair Labor Standards Act are required to pay nonexempt employees for all hours worked. It sounds simple enough, but many people fail to understand all the forms an hour of work can take. Not understanding the nuances of this principle can...