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A yoga studio gets twisted up with wage and hour law

Corepower Yoga owns and operates yoga studios nationwide. The company had a program entitled “Yoga for Trade,” under which customers worked 2-3 hours a week cleaning and performing other tasks at their studio in exchange for free yoga classes. That program was modified under another called “Studio Experience Team,” with the participants being paid wages [...]

By | 2017-10-18T10:52:30+00:00 October 19th, 2017|Human Resources|0 Comments

If you receive an EEOC charge….Be Careful!

DZNPS employed many electricians at its power station in Waterford, CT. One of them, GM, filed a Charge with the EEOC alleging discrimination on the basis of disability, in that DZNPS failed to accommodate his disability, and terminated his employment. During its investigation, the EEOC requested contact information for approximately 146 individuals who worked, or [...]

By | 2017-10-04T13:58:46+00:00 October 5th, 2017|Human Resources|0 Comments

Unintended Consequences and Your Employee Handbook

The National Labor Relations Board, “NLRB,” could find well-intended rules in your employee handbook to be unlawful. Which of the following handbook rules do you think the NLRB found unlawful? Do not discuss customer or employee information outside of work, including phone numbers and addresses. Be respectful to the company, other employees, customers, partners, and [...]

By | 2017-09-19T15:08:44+00:00 September 20th, 2017|Human Resources|0 Comments

Reefer Madness?

A court in Massachusetts has allowed an employee who tested positive for marijuana to continue her disability discrimination case against the employer who terminated her employment based on the positive drug test. The facts in the case are a little clouded: The employee, CB, was offered a job promoting food products in food stores for [...]

By | 2017-07-31T04:36:16+00:00 July 25th, 2017|Business Ownership, Employees, Human Resources|0 Comments

Kentucky Oaks Day 2017 at Churchill Downs is Friday, May 5th

Oaks Day (as we Louisvillians call it), which occurs the Friday before the Derby, is considered Louisville’s Local Day. However, it has gained popularity with out-of-towners over the years. This race is a Grade 1 stakes race for 3 year-old Thoroughbred Fillies and the winning horse is draped with a beautiful garland of Stargazer Lilies. [...]

IRS 2016 Payroll Penalty Stats

The IRS provides statistics that underscore the importance of payroll professionals to the integrity of the tax system.  Internal Revenue Service Data Book, 2016, 3-30-17; detailed information on this and other IRS statistics can be found at https://www.irs.gov/pub/irs-soi/16databk.pdf This source reports that of the $3.33 trillion that was paid into the Treasury for 2016, $2.28 [...]

The 143rd running of the Kentucky Derby is almost here

Unless you’re a Louisville native, the Kentucky Derby can be “just another day” on your calendar. It’s a big deal for us and our city. This year is the 143rd Kentucky Derby, an event rich in history and pageantry. There are lots of events leading up to and including the Derby. Kickoff to the Derby [...]

The latest developments in I-9 compliance

Employers are required to comply with I-9 verification for all employees. Failure to properly utilize the form may subject the business to liability and potential personal liability. • Enhanced enforcement is a priority • Increased civil penalties in 2016 • Criminal charges a focus Examples of Civil Penalties – 1st Offense: • Knowingly hiring or [...]

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