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Here are the three most important things to remember when considering rescinding a job offer: 1. THINK IT THROUGH Examine the evidence from all perspectives before making a decision. The proper context and source credibility matter! Following any notice requirements, approach the candidate with the benefit...

As we quickly approach the New Year, resolutions are on everyone's mind. As you ponder personal resolutions, take a few minutes to brainstorm and write down your HR resolutions! Now is the perfect time to set your organization's HR up for success in 2024. Here are...

While ministers are employees for federal income tax reporting purposes, they are self-employed for Social Security purposes with respect to services they perform in the exercise of their ministry. This means that they must pay both the employee and the employer share of social security tax...

With the aging of the Boomer generation, pastors are retiring every day. I hear from a pastor almost every week who has recently retired or is considering retirement. Over the past few years, our conversations have become somewhat predictable and consistent. The questions these pastors have...

Question: We have an employee working through their lunch break. Can we require them to take it? Answer: Yes, generally you can and should require an employee to take a lunch break. In many states, employers are required to provide employees with rest breaks, meal breaks,...

HSA’s and FSA’s are both pre-taxed health spending accounts where the employee contributes monthly to help pay for medical care expenses, copays, and vision care. The most significant difference between flexible spending accounts (FSA) and health savings accounts (HSA) is that an individual controls an HSA...

Hobby Lobby has had its Christmas decorations out since July, we know, but believe it or not, the Christmas season is actually right around the corner. Now is the perfect time to begin planning and shopping for a holiday staff gift. We believe that your greatest...

When an employee refuses to sign a warning, we recommend writing "refused to sign" at the bottom of the notice. It is best if you have more than one person witness and attest to this refusal. Ideally, you and another manager would sign under this...