Here are some recent examples of companies that faced heavy fines for violating labor laws. Home care agency owed overtime to 55 employeesAlma Conway Home Care LLC, a Philadelphia home care agency, owed back wages to 55 employees due to its Fair Labor Standards Act violations. The business paid straight time rates even when employees [...]
The Employee Retention Credit (ERC) is a refundable tax credit against certain employment taxes for businesses affected by the 2020 government-mandated shutdown. You have likely seen or heard ads for companies proposing to file ERC (Earned Income Credit) applications for you, claiming you can get back $27,000 per employee. Be aware that many of those [...]
Though we’re all different, we can all thrive in the same workplace. That’s the motivating belief behind efforts to increase diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging (DEIB). When done well, these efforts redesign the workplace from an environment that holds certain people back to one that empowers everyone to succeed. Together, they create an environment where [...]
Great job, HR! Diversity recruitment is up — exactly what many companies prioritized in recent years. But, there’s a glitch. And it’s a big one. Diversity retention is down. Companies are getting a more diverse workforce, but they aren’t keeping the employees. Read more.