December 2017 Archives

How is overtime pay regulated?

As an employer, understanding the law when it comes to minimum wage, overtime and the classification of workers is vital. Wage and hour laws determine how much employers must legally pay their workers for hourly work. Employers run the risk of being subject to expensive lawsuits if they underpay their employees or deny them of overtime benefits when they are entitled to them. As employers, therefore, it is important to always stay updated.

Negligent hiring and how to avoid it

Many aspects of hiring come down to lowering the potential risk for litigation and claims. Therefore, it is understandable that some recruiters are cautious about performing thorough background checks on prospective employees, for fear of being sued for an invasion of privacy.