Independent Contractors: Are You Classifying Exempt Employees Correctly?
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Independent Contractors: Are You Classifying Exempt Employees Correctly?

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A true independent contractor is a person who works independently of the owner, has a contract with the practice to perform special services and makes their own schedule. Practice owners should approach such work arrangements with caution. Most employee attorneys advise that employers should err on the side of caution and classify workers as employees. Read more

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4 Holiday Pay Tips

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As we get ready for the holidays, it is also important to understand the employment laws as related to holiday pay. It is also a good time to update your employee manuals to reflect detailed policies on holiday pay. Practices should have a clear policy on what days employee will be able to take off Read more

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5 Tips to Look for in a Front Office Staff

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A lot goes into recruiting a new employee. You may have developed a job description and salary, posted the job, screened resumes and set up interviews. For working relationships to be successful, both the employer and employee have to find the right match. To help you determine the right match, we have compiled the following Read more

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New Law Requires a 3-Day Paid Sick Days

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A new law that takes effect in July 2015 requires nearly every employer in California to allow all of its employees at least 3 paid sick days each year. California is the only state other than Connecticut to have a sick-leave mandate on its books. The new law stipulates that employees receive an hour of paid sick leave Read more

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