Employee Discipline

One of the least favorite things to do as a supervisor is to discipline an employee. No one likes to confront another person, but sometimes we have to. You might be tempted to ignore a problem, but if you do so it will just get worse. In addition, by not providing correction, you are being …

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Must Employees Get Paid for Bad Weather Shutdowns?

Are businesses required to pay employees during bad weather shutdowns?   Many companies have faced an emergency shutdown due to severe weather, so it is important to know whether you need to pay employees during those shutdowns.  Pay requirements differ by employee classification and by state law. Bad Weather Pay Procedures:  Do you pay employees during an …

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Need help with New Hire forms?

Looking for an easy-to-use guide for completing new hire paperwork? Check out this book by Genuine HR  (part of the Be a Better Boss series) Hiring Paperwork written by the staff of Genuine HR Available from Amazon Price: $2.99 e-book A Description of the book: Here is a practical and concise guidebook to lead you through …

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Must Employees Get Paid for Bad Weather Shutdowns?

Are businesses required to pay employees during bad weather shutdowns?   Many companies have faced an emergency shutdown due to severe weather, so it is important to know whether you need to pay employees during those shutdowns.  Pay requirements differ by employee classification and by state law. Bad Weather Pay Procedures:  Do you pay employees during an …

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Must Employees Get Paid for Bad Weather Shutdowns?

Are businesses required to pay employees during bad weather shutdowns?   Many companies have faced an emergency shutdown due to severe weather, so it is important to know whether you need to pay employees during those shutdowns.  Pay requirements differ by employee classification and by state law. Bad Weather Pay Procedures:  Do you pay employees during an …

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Must Employees Get Paid for Bad Weather Shutdowns?

Are businesses required to pay employees during bad weather shutdowns?   Many companies have faced an emergency shutdown due to severe weather, so it is important to know whether you need to pay employees during those shutdowns.  Pay requirements differ by employee classification and by state law. Bad Weather Pay Procedures:  Do you pay employees during an …

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Are Employee Breaks Required?

Must an Employer give all employees a break?  Do you have to give your employees a rest break every 4 hours?  How long does the break have to be?  Are breaks paid time or unpaid?  As an employer, you need to be aware of what is required of you, or risk a lawsuit for violating Wage …

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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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What should I pay? Salary vs. Hourly

Employee Classifications: This is a big question for most employers.  Do I pay employees a salary or an hourly wage?  To decide the answer, you first must determine if the person can qualify as Exempt or not: Non-Exempt/ Hourly: Most employees fall into this group.  They are paid at an hourly rate.  Such employees are …

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Do employees get paid during a Bad Weather Shutdown?

Are businesses required to pay employees during bad weather shutdowns?   Many companies have faced an emergency shutdown due to severe weather, so it is important to know whether you need to pay employees during those shutdowns.  Pay requirements differ by employee classification and by state law. It is important that you let your employees know what …

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