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- The Top 3 Ways Companies Avoid Paying Workers Overtime
How to tell if you’re getting shortchanged.
- What All Employees Should Know About the FMLA
When and why you can take FMLA leave.
- Is Wage Theft an Epidemic in the Restaurant Industry?
Philadelphia eatery under scrutiny from the feds.
- Unpaid Interns
The days of the “Unpaid Intern” are slowly fading away because unpaid internships pose significant risk to today’s employers. In the past, many people gained valuable on-the-job experience working as unpaid interns.
- Santa Isn’t Coming: Millions of Workers Kiss Anticipated Pay Increases Goodbye
Federal judge puts overtime rule on ice
- You Don’t Have the Right to Run a Background Check without My Permission
It is not uncommon for employers to request to run a background check on a person before extending an employment offer. However, complications can arise during this process.
- The Collateral Price that Convicts Pay When Applying for a Job After Conviction
Although everyone makes mistakes, those who have been arrested for a crime often must pay serious consequences that may last for their lifetime. Those who make an impulsive decision may suffer the humiliation and loss of freedom of being arrested and serving time in jail.
- Get Another Chance with Ban the Box Laws
Ban the box refers to prohibiting employers from asking about any prior criminal convictions on job applications. When such questions are eliminated from applications, convicted criminals can have a real chance to rebuild their lives.
- "Ban the Box" Laws Help Applicants Find Employment after a Past Mistake
A number of states have passed laws that prohibit employers from asking applicants about any criminal history. This strategy is an attempt to help people rebuild their lives after acquiring a criminal history that may adversely affect their lives.
- Employees and Social Media Rights
Do you know your rights as an Employer if you find out your Employees are speaking negatively about you, their jobs or your company on social media sites? Is your general assumption that it simply cannot be allowed and they’d have to refrain? Would you be surprised to know that assumption may be incorrect?