On January 1, 2020, the Department of Labor's new rules regarding overtime pay go into effect. The new rule raises the threshold requiring overtime pay for salaried workers. For millions of U.S. businesses, this means that workers who weren't eligible for overtime pay in the past must now be paid 1.5 times their usual hourly wage for overtime work.
Strict laws and an extremely vigilant EEOC have made the process of protecting your company -- and making great hires -- more complex and risky than ever. Use this list of "dos" and "don'ts" to conduct effective, compliant criminal background checks.
Paid parental leave is more than a "nice perk"; it's an essential tool for creating competitive advantage. Here's what's on the legal horizon -- and why a generous leave policy is great for your business.