Posts Tagged ‘employees’

And the “Winner” Is… Terminating Ill Employees Too Quickly

And the “Winner” Is… Terminating Ill Employees Too Quickly
To my knowledge there is no award for this, but I hereby nominate the rush to terminate an employees for absences for health reasons as the most avoidable action that employers take that gets them into legal hot water. Or, if you prefer, consider this a year-end list … of one. Bill Nolan I am not saying...
December 19th, 2013 | Metropreneurial Legal Insights | Read More

What to Keep In Mind When Hiring an Employee

What to Keep In Mind When Hiring an Employee
Hiring employees is a welcome milestone for most business owners. Expanding your organization can also be a source of anxiety, though. After all, no one −not you, the hire, your existing employees, or your customers− benefits when you bring someone on who isn’t right for your organization,...
December 3rd, 2012 | How-To Guides | Read More

HealthLead is first accreditation for healthy workplaces

HealthLead is first accreditation for healthy workplaces
A new rating system launched yesterday is designed to help businesses and organizations improve employee health. Unveiled during a forum at The Ohio State University, HealthLead is modeled on LEED certification for green buildings, which has helped make environmental sustainability a business priority. “The...
June 13th, 2012 | Announcements | Read More

New survey suggests small biz employees aren’t prepared for retirement

New survey suggests small biz employees aren’t prepared for retirement
Though many small business owners say American workers are not financially prepared for retirement, only a small percentage offers retirement assistance, according to the results of a recent survey commissioned by Columbus-based Nationwide Financial. In fact, 75 percent of the 501 small business owners...
November 29th, 2011 | Announcements | Read More

Mobile Devices in the Workplace: Risk v. Reward

Mobile Devices in the Workplace: Risk v. Reward
Mobile devices. If it seems like they’re everywhere, maybe that’s because it’s true. Apple sold more than 20 million iPhones in the third quarter alone and a recent survey suggest that consumers are buying Android devices at an even faster rate than they’re buying Apple devices. This...
September 30th, 2011 | Expert Perspective | Read More

He’s An Independent Contractor, Right? Depends On What You’re Having Him Do

He’s An Independent Contractor, Right? Depends On What You’re Having Him Do
Small business owners often get the pitch from various news outlets, accountants, and even legal counsel that one of the most economical ways to run a business is to classify your workers as independent contractors. It’s true you don’t have to pay employment taxes, unemployment, or workers compensation...
October 19th, 2010 | Metropreneurial Legal Insights | Read More