Hiring During the Holidays

Many organizations set goals and plan to execute projects at the start of the year and in many cases additional staff is necessary to achieve said plans. However, recruiting can be difficult, especially during the holidays. 

Record Setting November Snowfall - What is Your Inclement Weather Policy?

Many organizations found themselves unprepared for the snowstorm that hit so early in the season.  Inclement weather can have a serious impact on an employer’s productivity, be it managing employees who can’t make it into work due to heavy snowfalls or school closings, or trying to figure out whether to send employees home early due to impending high snowfall predictions or perhaps closing the office and allowing telecommuting due to hazardous weather conditions.

U.S. DOL Issues Proposed Regulations Addressing Fluctuating Workweek Schedules and Overtime

On November 4, 2019 the U.S. Department of Labor (USDOL) announced it would revise its fluctuating workweek rules. These rules apply to a fairly narrow segment of the total U.S. labor force. The revised rule would apply to salaried non-exempt employees whose hours vary each week.