Business owners and managers take measures to ensure that employees and customers are safe. They want everyone to have the best experience possible in their work environment. So what should an employer do when customers, or employees, bring animals into the workplace? Which animals must you allow on your premises, by law?
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The federal Family Medical Leave Act assists workers who might need time off for health emergencies, either for themselves or to care for a family member. The law provides unpaid, job-protected leave for certain workers. These include private employers that have at least 50 employees within a 75 mile radius, those employed by elementary and […]
If you’re considering hiring a summer intern or two, you might wonder “Do I have to pay them?” The U.S. Department of Labor and the Internal Revenue Service generally view for-profit business internships as employment. That means an employer must pay at least minimum wage plus overtime if interns work more than 40 hours per […]
It’s here! March Madness is upon us and the bustle around your office involves which teams made the tournament, selecting brackets and game start times. While you may dread this time of year as a manager, this annual sporting event may not be as detrimental to office productivity as was once thought. An OfficeTeam survey […]
In February 2019, a jury awarded a former employee of a Kentucky Fried Chicken franchise in Delaware more than $1.5 million in damages for gender-based discrimination and harassment after the company demoted her for pumping breast milk while at work. According to the lawsuit, when the employee was hired as an assistant manager she was […]
Safety in the workplace is something to be concerned about. In today’s fast-paced world of work, safety items can be unintentionally overlooked. With that in mind, we thought we’d provide a quick read safety checklist of common sense “to do’s” to help you assess your place of business when it comes to basic fire prevention […]
The paper-free office is becoming more and more popular. The idea of going paperless or having a work environment which eliminates or greatly reduces paper can be overwhelming to think about. Probably the most difficult part of transitioning to a paperless environment is setting up the needed infrastructure and getting employees on board with making […]
The cyber security landscape has changed drastically in the last decade. We hear it all the time with the databases of large, trusted companies being hacked: Yahoo with 3 billion user accounts, Marriott International with 500 million customer accounts, credit reporting agency Equifax with 143 million consumers and TJX Companies with 94 million credit cards […]
If you talk to any business owner today and ask them what their biggest challenge is, they will likely say finding and keeping good people. They would engage you in a long conversation about the challenges they face when losing their good ones and how they have a very difficult time recruiting or finding replacements. […]
Sales of small businesses in America remain elevated, according to an updated report from BizBuySell. Specifically, there were 10,312 closed small business transactions in 2018, a 4 percent increase from 2017 and the highest full-year total since BizBuySell started tracking this data in 2007. The report’s authors attributed 2018’s continued acceleration in transactions to a […]
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