SaveTweetAs a new employer, you're probably excited to hire employees that can help your company's growth and carry out its vision. However, having employees isn't a mere walk in the park.
There are many regulations and laws that protect employee rights. Violation of these can mean serious trouble for you in the form of fines, lawsuits, or even arrest. Learn how to handle the hiring process, properly classifying employees vs. contractors, and how to deal with employing an immigrant.
Finding the Right Candidates.
Hiring Right! begins with finding qualified candidates. Before you begin your search make sure you know what you are looking for. Explore your requirements and talk... more
Federal and State Tax Compliance.
Hiring your first employee can be a very exciting time. You will finally have time to do all those little nagging administrative things you have been meaning to do... more
Whether you hire your own employees or independent contractors, you need to have an understanding of federal and state labor laws covering everything from benefits and wages to discrimination and... more
Anything an employer provides to you beyond cash wages is a benefit. Some benefits are required by law, while others are offered by companies as a way to attract quality employees.
Federally Mandated... more
The question of classifying someone as an employee or contractor is more complex than you think. If you are an employer and you incorrectly classify someone, it can cost you a great deal of money and... more
Investor Visas for people from qualifying countries through the "E-1" or "E-2" Visa Process..
For a List of E-1 & E-2 Visa Qualifying Countries See: http://france.usembassy.gov/e-countries.html.... more
I highly recommend that employers use a well-crafted employee handbook to provide clear communication to employees regarding the company policies and practices, rules and regulations,... more
Conduct a Wage and Hour Review.
Your first step should be to get with an employment law attorney or other wage and hour/human resources specialist who can review your pay practices to determine... more
Be Prepared Before Terminating an Employee.
Determine is any contractual obligations are owed to or owed from the employee. Examine any applicable employment contract, collective bargaining, non-... more