Costs of Turnover

Discussions on how to determine the cost of turnover inevitably turn to, “It’s complicated” or “It depends.” Yuck! Isn’t there a standard formula? Attempts to standardize...

FLSA Changes: Are You Ready?

The Department of Labor (DOL) has proposed nearly doubling the minimum salary for white-collar exempt employees in 2016. For employees exempt under the executive, administrative,...

When a Charging Party is Still Your Employee

Last year, an employee made an internal complaint of discrimination. We investigated immediately and determined that the employee’s allegations were correct. We terminated the offending supervisor,...

Employees can say WHAT on Facebook?

The full National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) recently upheld an earlier decision that an employer acted improperly for firing an employee who posted a personal...