Question We’ve hired someone to help out with some end-of-year tasks, and they’ll be leaving shortly after the new year. Can we pay them as an independent contractor since the...Read More
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Phishing emails are a type of scam designed to obtain information or prompt certain behavior from their targets. To that end, they typically appear to come from a person or...Read More
How should we handle returning personal belongings to a terminated employee? Can we pack them up for the employee?
Question How should we handle returning personal belongings to a terminated employee? Can we pack them up for the employee? Answer You may pack personal belonging for the employee or...Read More
Question An employee of ours had a brief coughing fit today, but she says she just had something caught in her throat. As far as we’ve seen, she hasn’t experienced...Read More
What is the minimum amount of time that a salaried exempt employee must work to be paid for the entire day?
Question What is the minimum amount of time that a salaried exempt employee must work to be paid for the entire day? Answer If an exempt employee does any work,...Read More
Question Given the COVID-19 pandemic, should we cancel our annual holiday party? Answer We would certainly recommend not having an in-person event this year, which could put your company, employees,...Read More
As COVID-19 infection rates continue to climb, it’s imperative that organizations respond quickly when an employee is diagnosed. Here are the steps employers should take: Notify Employees Employees should be...Read More
Question Can a non-exempt employee manage another non-exempt employee? Answer Yes, it is completely fine for non-exempt employees to manage other non-exempt employees. In fact, employers are under no obligation...Read More