Can You Withhold Money From an Employee’s Last Paycheck?
Read the FLSA and your own state’s laws to see whether you are allowed to withhold money from an employee’s final paycheck.
What You Need to Know About the WARN Act
The following article explains the basic tenets of the Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act (WARN) for small business owners.
Tips to Help You Deliver a Termination
Nobody likes to be the bearer of bad news, but termination meetings can be handled legally and fairly by following the tips offered in this guide.
Fire an Employee With Confidence and Care
Letting an employee go is a difficult decision that many employers avoid. Done right, however, it protects your business and your other employees.
When Should You Offer Severance Pay for Terminated Employees?
Offering severance pay is not often a federal or state requirement, but it might be in your company’s best interests to offer it anyway.
Covering Your Bases When Firing an Employee
Are you a new business owner? There’s no time like the present to familiarize yourself with one of its more unpleasant aspects.
Frequently Asked Questions About Firing an Employee
It is never enjoyable to fire an employee. Read on if you have questions regarding how to make the process a bit easier.
Final Paycheck Laws State-by-State
Are you aware of the final paycheck laws in your state? Learn about the specifics in your state so that you do not accidentally break the law.
Don’t Give a Reference You’ll Regret
When a former employee calls to ask for a reference, it may seem harmless. Learn about the potential legal landmines lurking in this mundane request.
Frequently Asked Questions About Departing Employees
Employers should always err on the side of caution when dealing with employee terminations. The last thing they need is to have to defend a lawsuit.