How often should employees get paid?

How often am I required to pay a non-exempt, hourly employee?  A business can get into trouble if they do not pay their staff as often as the law requires.  Some states require pay only once a month, others require it twice a month.  In some states, the rules even differ depending on the occupation.  As an …

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Is Paid Sick Time required?

Is paid Sick Time mandatory? Neither federal law nor any state law requires a private employer to provide employees with sick pay.  The only exception currently is Connecticut, which starts a new madatory sick leave for Service Workers (please see the CT Dept of Labor website for details on who qualifies as a service worker- see …

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What Employee Policies should a Church have?

Fairness in ministry and employment.  While a church is a ministry, it is also an employer.  Most employees will be good, but sometimes a hire will be disappointing.  It is best to have established employee policies so that everyone knows what is expected of them.  Even good employees will make mistakes or could misunderstand rules …

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