Wages and Benefits Wage and Hour Laws: What You Need to Know Wage and hour laws are designed to serve as guidelines for employers regarding how and when employees may work and how they’ll be paid for work performed. Time Off From Work: What You Need to Know In some cases, employers must offer workers time off. Here’s a closer look at why employees may need time off, and what employers must do to accommodate. Retirement Benefits: What You Need to Know Americans prep for retirement in many different ways. Here’s an overview of what you need to know about providing retirement benefits for your employees. Veterans Benefits: What You Need to Know Veterans of America’s Armed Forces are often eligible for benefits that differ from those available for all citizens. Read on for more information. Health Insurance Benefits: What You Need to Know If you are an employer, there are several things you need to know about health insurance benefits to remain in compliance with new healthcare regulations. ERISA: What You Need to Know Minimum standards have been set by the Employee Retirement Income Security Act that pertain to employers who offer their workers retirement benefits. Fair Labor Standards Act: What You Need to Know The federal Fair Labor Standards Act regulates employment issues such as employee wages and schedules. State laws cannot undercut the set minimums. Employment Tax Issues Employment tax issues such as earnings, withholdings, deductions and profits, affect the taxes of employers, employees and those who are self-employed.