Maybe. Each state has its own rules about when you must purchase workers compensation insurance. In Minnesota you would not be required to purchase this insurance when hiring your spouse. In New York you would. Also, some states don’t require… Read More ›
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Yes. Employers are free to establish dress codes. Here’s what the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission says about dress codes: Dress Code In general, an employer may establish a dress code which applies to all employees or employees within certain… Read More ›
Do I have to pay my employee overtime if she works 35 hours the first week and 45 hours the second week?
Yes. You must pay overtime (time and a half) if your employee works more than 40 hours in any week.
It depends on your state. Some states require workers’ compensation insurance regardless of how little time someone works for you. Other states only require this insurance after an employee works longer. Check with your state workers’ compensation office to find… Read More ›