Monthly Archives: March 2022

Country club penalized for not including commissions in OT calculations

Belle Meade Country Club in Nashville TN violated the overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act and had to pay 12 workers $93,750 in back overtime wages and damages. Employees--who provided lessons, merchandise sales, and equipment services to members and guests of the Club--didn't receive the proper overtime pay because commissions were not included [...]

March 25th, 2022|compensation, Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), Overtime|

Is remote work included in employee handbook?

If remote work, or in some cases a mix of on-site and remote work, is here to stay at your company, take a look at your employee handbook. (If you don't have an employee handbook, you can create one in minutes with our HR product.) In 2020, the quick pivot to work-from-home arrangements left little [...]

March 17th, 2022|Remote work|

Taxable fringe benefits? IRS provides 2022 amounts

Avoid surprises about what must be included in income The IRS has released the 2022 dollar amounts about what must be included in employees' gross income. Here's an update of what's taxable and what's not for fringe benefits your company offers employees. Commuting benefits For qualified transportation fringe benefits, the 2022 monthly exclusion amount will [...]

March 11th, 2022|2022 Tax Changes, employee benefits|

Are you paying workers when shift is cut short?

If your business pays hourly workers, are you aware that you need to pay them for the full shift if they show up to work and then their shift hours are cut? This law applies to employers in MA and NH as well as some other states. Read more here.

March 3rd, 2022|compensation|