Reclassify the Exempt Employee

I have an exempt (salaried) employee I’d like to make hourly instead. How do I do that?  [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 …]

Interviews That Are Work

I have job candidates do a 1-day working interview before I decide if I’ll hire them. I write the candidates a check for the time but don’t put them on the payroll. Is this okay since I’m paying them?  [click to read more …]

Promises to Be Paid

I gave a large advance to an employee and we started deducting money from his paychecks to pay it back. However, he just resigned and still owes me $750. What are my options for getting the rest of my money?  [click to read more …]

Short Days

If I have someone come to work one day just for a 30-minute meeting, do I have to pay them for the whole day? Also, what if they come to work but I don’t need them at all that day?  [click to read more …]

Long Lunches

I have a couple of employees who like long lunches and sometimes take 2 hours. They still work 8 hours but do I need to let them continue this?  [click to read more …]

Required New I-9 Form

I’ve heard a new I-9 form is available. Do I need everyone to complete 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 …]

Tears and Anger

I have an employee who gets very emotional whenever I let them know they’ve made an error or try to tell them how to do something better. How do I deal with someone like this?  [click to read more …]

I9 Form Deadline

I know we need to start reviewing I9 identification again soon. How do I check a remote employee’s identification they provided for the I9 Form?  [click to read more …]