Time to Plan the Holidays

I’m never sure on which holidays I should close or pay employees if they’re off. Are there rules?  [click to read more …]

Perking Up

I have employees who have been with me for quite a while and I’d like to give them raises… but can’t afford a higher payroll. What are my options?  [click to read more …]

Have a POP

I just started offering health insurance to my employees. Now my broker is trying to sell me something called a POP. Do I need it?  [click to read more …]

Personal Disability

I just had another employee asking for a personal leave because she’s under a doctor’s care. Do I have to give her the time off?  [click to read more …]

10-20-30 Minute Rest Breaks

I thought rest breaks were 10 minutes but my employees are saying they should get 15 minutes. Who is right?  [click to read more …]

Tis the Season

I’m so confused now about what to do when an employee sneezes or coughs. What do I need to know?  [click to read more …]

Approaching Holidays

How do I make sure I have enough employees working over the holidays?  [click to read more …]

Let Me Count The Ways of CFRA

When talking with companies, we frequently find they have an employee who has been absent for a number of weeks or months. They are actually calling to find out how to bring that time off to a close. Too often, we have to inform them the time off has only begun because they didn’t do the paperwork to be able to legally count all that previous time off.  [click to read more …]

The First 90 Days

I’ve been using 90 days as the orientation period for new employees but it really takes us about 120 days to determine if they can do the job. Is it okay to make it longer?  [click to read more …]

PTO Use and Rules

I’m not sure I have my paid time off set up correctly.  [click to read more …]