Before 1993, there was no guarantee that an employee would still have a job if they had to leave due to pregnancy complications, to care for a new child, recover from a serious illness, or care for a sick family member. That all changed with the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA). The Family and...
Whistleblowers are usually employees or members of the public who discover such illegal, fraudulent, or deceptive conduct and decide to report it because of their concern for the health, safety, and wellbeing of their coworkers and the community
With recent changes in California employment law and a continued urgency to protect employees and businesses from the trauma and damage of harassment, it is more important than ever to understand how harassment can affect your business.
Advertised as a time-saving and inexpensive way to meet your legal needs, DIY legal document sites seem almost too good to be true and as you’ll come to see, can result in some scary and frightening surprises for you and your business down the road.
While the benefits of social networking can be clear, if not managed properly, social media can also pose significant risks for both employees and a company
Understanding the distinction between independent contractors and employees is vital to running a business, as it could impact taxes and other legal obligations. Misclassification could also result in significant tax penalties for small businesses.
Maintaining compliance with wage and hour laws is vital to protecting your business from liability and providing the best possible workplace for your employees.
Being proactive in implementing anti-harassment and non-discrimination policies in your workplace can protect employees and cultivate an inclusive and hospitable work environment.
By becoming vigilant, businesses can and should eradicate whatever social and legal vulnerabilities they may have, not only to mitigate crises and legal liabilities, but also to propel themselves to the forefront of being a model business for which to work.
PEO Focus asked Keven Steinberg to be a guest author for their blog on the topic of Employment Practices Liability Insurance (EPLI) for Professional Employer Organizations (PEO).