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- Can You Be Fired for Talking about Your Job on Social Media?
The right of employees to communicate with other employees is protected by the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA). The NLRA protects an employee’s right to engage in union activity or to join with one or more co-workers to attempt to improve working conditions. The law provides the right to discuss work issues and share information about pay, benefits, and working conditions with co-workers or with a union.
- Understanding Hiring Laws Before Acquiring Your First Employee
As a new startup or entrepreneur, you may have reached a stage of completion towards the formation of your business.
- America's Opioid Crisis Is Now in the Workplace: How Employers Can Manage the Crisis
The American workplace is reaping the fallout from a drug-infested society.
- Accommodating for Injuries in New Jersey
The New Jersey Law Against Discrimination (NJLAD) prohibits disability discrimination in the workplace.
- The Department of Labor Issues New Guidelines When Hiring Interns
In reaction to very recent decision by the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals in Benjamin v B & H Education, Inc, the United States Department of Labor has discarded its six-part test for determining whether interns and students are employees under the Fair Labor Standards Act as it pertains to for-profit employers.
- San Diego Independent Contractor Agreements
The misclassification of employees as independent contractors is one of the highest priorities of federal agencies such as the Internal Revenue Service and Department of Labor as well as California agencies such as the California Labor Board and the Employment Development Department (EDD). The EDD audits most California corporations every 3 years.
- Fair Scheduling Trend
Fair scheduling, also referred to as restrictive or predictable scheduling, is a current trend in employment law.
- What Are the Laws Involved in Employment Tips?
Employees that work as servers or wait staff earn a meager amount per hour and the rest is compensated through tips provided by customers. However, there are laws that govern these tips and the tax implications could cause the employees to violate various laws when they do not understand what must be done each year.
- Are Pooled Tips for Waiters Legal?
In the United States, most servers work for less than the standard employee and are compensated by tips from customers as expected in the country. However, based on what laws are in effect and when they are implemented, wait staff may be subjected to pooled tips where all the employees share the amount after it has been collected for the day.
- Important Limitations on Subcontracting You Need to Know
Subcontractors to a company, contracting agency or working with an individual have limitations in what work may be completed based on the current laws and what statutes permit in singular states. Some of these changes are implemented by Congress such as the National Defense Authorization Act with several alterations with entities and prime contractors.