In April 2016, the U.S. Department of Labor (or DOL) finally put out an FMLA guide dedicated to employers. It was designed to be a companion guide to the 2012 issue that helped employees understand the Family & Medical Leave Act and their rights under it. According to the DOL, this guide is designed to give you essential information about the FMLA, along with your obligations and options for providing leave within the laws. This guide does a few things really well, and a few things not so well. So let’s take a look at the changes and clarifications they’ve issued this year. ……… Read More >>
“Sexual Harassment” and your restaurant’s name are two phrases that you never want to see anywhere together. In this social media age, news like that can spread faster than your PR person can combat it. So it’s important to take steps to help prevent and resolve harassment situations in your restaurant before it gets out of hand and costs you significant amounts of money and your reputation.
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The Affordable Care Act (or Obama-care) Employer Mandate goes into effect for all businesses in 2016 that employ 50 or more full-time-equivalent (FTE) workers. For some businesses, this means higher fees. For others, it means that you have a higher number of employees that you have to insure. So let’s take a look at what 2016 has in store for your mandated Health Care coverage for your employees. ……… Read More >>