Every business has laws that they must follow. If your company has employees, you need to think carefully about what you are doing. You must comply with applicable laws, including the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). This covers several protections for employees. If you are found in violation, you might face legal action. We are here to help you minimize the chance of that happening and address them if you do end up facing a complaint regarding this.
If you own a business and you manage employees, you have to be vigilant about legal concerns in addition to running the day-to-day affairs of your company. One of the main concerns that many employers have is how to avoid running afoul of the law when it comes to hiring new employees and ensuring they are properly paid under state and federal regulations.
The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) covers several aspects of employment. All employers must have a good understanding of these if they want to protect their company from claims of violations. The U.S. Department of Labor's Wage and Hour Division is the entity that oversees compliance for most employers.
Your business is your livelihood. Not only this, but your employees count on you. Protecting your company from liabilities, especially those in employment-related areas, is part of your responsibility as a business owner. There are a lot of things that you have to do to try to prevent giving disgruntled employees fuel to use against your company. The last thing that you need now is to have to face a costly and time-consuming lawsuit.
Employers in Pennsylvania need to take note of a new ruling by the state high court that makes them liable if sensitive personal information belonging to their employees is breached and misused.