Do I have to pay employees in a hurricane shutdown?

Do you pay employees during an emergency closure due to a hurricane?  When bad weather or a natural disaster occurs, a business can be forced to close down for a time.  The closure might be caused by current weather conditions (high winds, flooding, etc.), or the closure could be caused by the results of the …

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Does our Non-Profit need a staff policy manual?

Should our NPO have a staff policy manual? Any non-profit with more than a handful of paid staff should have an NPO Employee Handbook, explaining the non-profit's policies, employee benefits, your vision for the organization, and your ethical standards.  How do we get an NPO policy manual?  You have three options for designing a non-profit's staff handbook: 1. Buying a TEMPLATE and making it yourself …

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Why get a Retail Store Employee Handbook?

Fairness in employment.  A retail store employee handbook sets your employee policies and procedures in writing.   With a well designed retail employee manual you will gain many benefits: 1) your HR policies will be clear and consistent, 2) you will lower the chance of misunderstanding or frustration among staff, 3) you will offer protection to the business, and 4) you …

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Why get a Restaurant Employee Handbook?

Fairness in employment.  A restaurant employee handbook sets your employee policies and procedures in writing.   With a well designed restaurant employee handbook, your HR policies will be clear and consistent, you will lower the chance of misunderstanding or frustration among staff, you will offer protection to the business, and you will equip your supervisors with a good HR resource.  …

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What is an EEO-1 Form?

Diversity Report Required: Do you know the ethnic makeup of your employees?  By law, you might be required to track this information.  September 30th is the deadline for filing the EEO-1 form for companies with 100 or more employees.  The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) uses this information to track diversity stats for your business. Steps …

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