If you are a private employer with 50 employees or more, you must be aware of both the Federal and your state’s version (if any) of the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), and the paperwork that goes with its administration.
Back in August of 2015, The National Labor Relations Board made a refinement in determining joint-employer status. In a 3-2 decision involving Browning-Ferris Industries of California, the NLRB’s revised standard on joint-employer status is designed “to better effectuate the purposes of the Act in the current economic landscape.” In this issue of Astronology®, we discuss this new standard and how it impacts Human Resources.
As we roll into 2016, a concern from 2015 has followed us into the New Year. During 2015, much had been said, speculated, and decided in regards to minimum wage increases.
For most of July, many Human Resource professionals have been discussing the recent proposed changes to the Fair Labor Standards Act regulations.
By guest author: pmphrblog for Portnoy, Messinger, Pearl & Associates, Inc. Tri-State area human resources and labor relations consulting firm.
In today’s information economy, the protection of proprietary information is becoming even more essential.
Whistle blowing. While some may view it as “snitching,” others may view it as an action of bravery and stemming from a dedication to ethics.
Thanks to Astronology® reader Milvana Grzan, of Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY, for providing this issue’s topic. Ms. Grzan asks how an organization can provide extra compensation to exempt staff without violating the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).