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Working Remotely From Another State? Here Are Some Important Tax Considerations

It has been almost a year since the COVID-19 pandemic forced companies to let their employees work from home. Naturally, many took this opportunity to go back to their home states to cut back on their expenses. However, the longer an employee works from another state, the more likely they are to face new tax […]

Everything You Need to Know About Chinese Overtime

The Fair Labor and Standards Act (FLSA) contains stipulations regarding overtime wages. Nonexempt employees who are compensated on an hourly basis must receive overtime pay for work exceeding 40 hours per week. The amount should be one and a half of their regular hourly rate. Let’s say you’re paid $13 an hour and in a […]

How Much PTO Should You Offer Employees?

Whether you run a large enterprise or a small business, offering your employees a compensation package like paid time off (PTO) makes them feel valued and appreciated. It is one of the best strategies, apart from health insurance, that the human resource department utilizes to attract and retain top talent.  However, how much paid time […]

How to Identify and Handle Workplace Bullying

Bullying at work is a widespread issue, yet there aren’t enough measures taken to curb the offenses. According to Monster’s new data about workplace harassment, 90% of surveyed employees say coworkers or their employers have bullied them. What Is Workplace (Corporate) Bullying? Corporate bullying may be defined as hostile, intimidating, or abusive conduct to belittle, […]

What Are the Meal and Rest Break Laws in California?

In California, the meal and rest break laws are so complex that they have caused confusion among employers. Because of intentional or accidental non-compliance, many businesses have had to deal with expensive litigation. Unfortunately, a lot of companies are not comprehensively informed about the California Labor Code and continue to use outdated policies. Whether you’re […]

The Davis-Bacon Act of 1931: All You Need to Know

If you’ve ever worked as an intern on a government construction project, you might have come across theDavis-Bacon Act of 1931. Perhaps, if you’re a contractor, those words might have deterred you from bidding on a federal-funded project. Technically, Davis-Bacon is the name of a piece of prevailing wage legislation. However, people use it to […]