5 Most Common Wage Violations in Hospitality
August 28, 2015
Managing compliance is a big job for HR in any industry. In hospitality, it can be especially challenging. Minimum wage, tax and tip credit requirements vary, depending on the state in which you’re located. Even employees working in the same location are paid differently and are subject to different laws based on the duties they perform. Tipped employees’ pay rates can change from week to week, depending on how busy business is…or isn’t.
It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas … Vacation: Planning Corporate Holiday Schedules
December 23, 2013
It’s the most wonderful time of the year … and one of the busiest times for employee schedules. The Christmas season quickly can turn blue for both employees and companies when holiday vacations and paid time off (PTO) aren’t handled well. The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) does not require employers to provide paid federal holidays for employees — in fact, it doesn’t even bar companies from asking (or forcing) employees to work Easter, Thanksgiving or Christmas Day.