Paid Leave Bills Advance


One of the biggest concerns of small business owners continues to be the paid and unpaid leave bills passing out of committee. In the Senate, the Healthy Workplace Act S.B. 2147 would require all employers to provide up to 7 paid sick days each year. The House passed H.B. 3297, creating the Employee Paid Health [...]

Paid Leave Bills Advance2016-10-13T08:00:55+00:00

Overtime Rules Tough on Small Business


New rules mandated by the Department of Labor could affect many small businesses, driving up labor costs and creating more red tape. These rules, effective on December 1, 2016, raise the salary threshold for eligible workers from $23,660 to $47,476 and to $134,004 for highly compensated employees. This means that salaried workers earning less than [...]

Overtime Rules Tough on Small Business2016-09-29T08:00:42+00:00
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