Independent Contractors: Riskier Than You Think

With the rise of a new “sharing economy” made popular by services like Airbnb, Lyft, and Uber, you may have seen the independent-contractor-versus-employee designation issue in recent news. Ride-sharing giants Lyft and Uber are at the epicenter of the classification conflict.  In eight states, courts... Read More

When Overtime is Essential

Many employers are surprised to learn that of the accommodations contemplated by the Americans with Disabilities Act, such as redistributing job functions or altering how they are performed, mandating an employer to abide by an employee’s medical restriction to work under 40 hours per week... Read More

HR Facts about Employee Transgender Discrimination

The role of the any good human resources team is to treat all employees fairly and equally, particularly when it comes to sensitive issues in the workplace like allegations of harassment. While most HR departments are capable when dealing with sexual harassment or general discrimination,... Read More
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