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Implications of the Recent Retail Wage Increases by cjleclaire
Mar 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 228 228 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Setphen D. Hans Recently, Wal-Mart announced its decision to raise the base wage of its employees. Wal-Mart plans to increase wages for close to 40 percent of its workforce. As of April, workers will earn at least nine dollars an hour, which is $1.75 more than the federal minimum wage. Wo...
Wal-Mart Hit by EEOC with Age and Disability Discrimination Suit by cjleclaire
Mar 18, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 200 200 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen D. Hans Sometimes hearing about a discrimination case is the best way for employers to understand potential liability. People would expect a company the size of Wal-Mart to have anti-discrimination policies firmly in place, but even so, there are instances where managers fail to a...
Do You Have to Pay On-Call Employees for Their Time On-Call? by cjleclaire
Mar 04, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 193 193 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen D. Hans When you hire certain employees for on-call services, questions often arise about wages and hours. The Fair Labor Standards Act (FSLA) addresses the issue of on-call employees and when they get paid for their time along with when they do not. Whether the employee has to st...
Are You an Independent or Joint Owner If You Own a Franchise Restaurant? by cjleclaire
Feb 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 246 246 recommendations | email to a friend
Authorl Stephen D. Hans For more than thirty years, a line was drawn that differentiated a franchiser and franchisee. The relationship between the two served each other well. Entrepreneurs looking to start a business found security in the franchiser relationship. The franchiser protected the bran...
Septic Tank Pipe-Cover Crafts Septic Tank Pipe-Cover Crafts by bobtheplumber
Feb 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 231 231 recommendations | email to a friend
Many yards have ugly septic tank pipes sticking up out of the ground, but not all yards have ones that stand out in the open. In some cases, the septic pipes are hidden amongst trees, bushes or other coverings. If you have one that glares at people from your front yard, or one that's impossible t...
XV0_HANS_LOGO.png Are Your Dress Code and Grooming Policies Violating Discrimination Laws? by cjleclaire
Feb 18, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 250 250 recommendations | email to a friend
      Author: Stephen Hans Companies have the right to expect employees to be neat in appearance and follow a company dress code. Some companies require short hair for men and no one gives it a second thought. Cut your hair or lose your job. In most cases, such policies do not violate discriminat...
Ruby Tuesday Is Accused of Gender Discrimination Involving Men by cjleclaire
Feb 12, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 290 290 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen D. Hans It is common for the media to report on cases of gender discrimination where females did not receive equal pay or the same promotional opportunities as men. In contrast to the norm, the EEOC is now pursuing a class action lawsuit involving gender discrimination against mal...
Stronger Mind, Happier You by MartialArtsNYC
Feb 07, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 288 288 recommendations | email to a friend
by Mary Murphy A lot of emphasis is put on the body when talking about working out—those washboard abs, defined calves, slimmed thighs--but sometimes we forget that the mind is part of the body, too.  Call me a sucker for brain power, but there’s definitely something to a healthier mind, a happie...
Know and Follow the Regulations for Tip Pools by cjleclaire
Feb 04, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 304 304 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen D. Hans In the restaurant business and hospitality industry in general, employees who provide services, such as servers, hosting staff, bartenders and bus persons typically receive tips from customers. Under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FSLA) ,  which is a federal law, tipped emp...
The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (also known as ObamaCare) by cjleclaire
Jan 29, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 365 365 recommendations | email to a friend
Author; Donna Stefans Re:Obamacare The Health insurance reporting requirements on the 2014 tax return are a bit complicated. If you and your family were covered by an employer health care plan for all 12 months in 2014, there is no need for further clarification. Your return will be processed by ...