This article was posted by the U.S. Small Business Administration, summarizing the 10 ways small businesses may be unintentionally breaking employment laws. Worth a read to make sure you're in compliance!
Do you think of yourself as a flexible employer or even just a nice one?
According to a recent report by the California Chamber of Commerce – The Top 10 Things Employers Do to Get Sued – many small business owners may unintentionally be violating employment laws even as they are just trying to be flexible or nice. Much of the problem arises from the fact that state laws vary enormously. But some of these mistakes are universal and are often prohibited by federal law.
The report is worth a read, but here’s a summary of the 10 ways your business may be breaking employment laws, plus some resources from the SBA and other government agencies that can help you comply. Read the whole article: 10 Ways Your Small Business May Be Unintentionally Breaking Employment Laws.