HR 101: How Do You Know When to Pay Employees for Meal Breaks?


By Eric B. Meyer How was your Thanksgiving? Survive Black Friday? Me? I almost left my kids on the North Pole as I counted the minutes until Monday. But, overall, I enjoyed a few days off. Now, it’s back to work. So, let’s talk about the Fair Labor Standards Act. As wage and hour claims generally continue to…

Hiring Wisdom: When Was the Last Time You Dug Into Your Hiring Process?


Have you ever watched Undercover Boss on TV and been as astounded as I about how little the featured executives seem to know about what really goes on in their organizations? (You should read what John Hollon’s TLNT post said about it here.) So, let’s not fall into the same sort of stupor….