At-will employment means that either employer or employee can end an employment relationship at any time, with or without notice, and with or without explanation. But employers should beware of using it in the same way in all situations. At-will employment is not a one-size-fits-all solution for employers parting ways with an employee. Employers must […]
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Getting your employees to work in teams can be difficult, especially when you have employees with drastically different emotions and interpersonal dynamics. When announcing teamwork assignments, half of the employees tend to get worried, annoyed, and resistant about working together; the other half may feel excited, optimistic, and confident. So how can you help employees […]
On Dec. 5, 2019, the Internal Revenue Service released its final version of a modified 2020 Form W-4, the Employee’s Withholding Allowance Certificate. The new form is intended to make withholding more accurate and was implemented as part of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017. The change affected filers for the first time […]
Michigan’s minimum hourly wage increased from $9.45 to $9.65 on Jan. 1, 2020. The minimum wage will increase again to $9.87 in one year, at the beginning of 2021. For more information and guidelines about Michigan’s minimum wage, visit the Michigan Department of Labor and Economic Opportunity. Michigan’s minimum wage has been in the news […]
It’s hard to believe there is less than six weeks left of this decade. Not just this year, but this DECADE! I have written multiple end-of-year blogs (It’s that time of year again) because goal-setting is my favorite topic for discussion. It’s a great time to reflect on where we are and where we want […]
As the job market rebounds and adds jobs each month, business recruiters and managers are having an increasingly difficult time filling job openings. As you look for new places to find talent, consider the large group of prospective employees who have served in the United States armed forces. They have a unique skill set to […]
The first time I heard about vaping was during a conversation with my teenage kids a few years ago. I was surprised to hear them say “everyone does it!” What exactly is it? The definition of vaping is “the action or practice of inhaling and exhaling the vapor produced by an electronic cigarette or similar […]
What if you could jump into your time machine and take a trip anywhere in the United States in the 1970s? Imagine telling an employer that marijuana use would be legalized in the next 40-50 years. Can you picture the disbelief that you would encounter? Well, that day is here. Starting with California legalizing marijuana […]
It seems that our culture focuses diversity attention on the areas of gender, race, and ethnicity. Why don’t we focus on age diversity, too? Workers of all ages have something of value to bring to the workplace. Having a broad range of employees will give your company the advantage of perspectives that help make your […]
The Department of Labor has issued a long-anticipated final rule to the overtime regulations within the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). Effective January 1, 2020, the salary level required to be exempt from overtime (along with meeting certain duties test requirements) will be $35,568 or $684 per week.
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