Harassment Claims Plague Tesla, Email and the FLSA, and more

Tesla Becomes Latest Big Name Accused of Ignoring Harassment and Discrimination Claims

Earlier this week, a Tesla employee filed a lawsuit through the California Civil Rights Law Group alleging racially driven workplace harassment and discrimination. Fortune reports that the employee further alleges retaliation, and that once he reported this behavior to managers at the plant, the harassment intensified and he was accused of wrongdoing.

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Health Care Cost

Small Businesses Split on Wanting the ACA Repealed, But All Say Something Must Be Done About Cost of Healthcare

While recent surveys and studies have found that sixty percent of small business owners want the Affordable Care Act (ACA) repealed, The New York Times reports that these business leaders are aligned in wanting representatives from both sides of the aisle to work to work together to fix the problem of high healthcare costs.

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Study Says Yes, Most Employees Check Work Email “After Hours”

A recently study conducted by email marketing firm ReachMail and digital marketing agency Digital Third Coast found that seventy-one percent of American workers check their email between the hours of 5 a.m. and 9 a.m., and seventy percent say they check work email after the hours of 6 p.m. The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) says this constant connectivity is being flagged by workplace experts as a growing problem as it relates not only to work/life balance, but also to the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) if non-exempt employees are checking email after hours.

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Success in business

Ways to Motivate Your Team That Have Nothing To Do With Salary

Inc. Magazine recently outlined seven ways businesses and their leadership teams can inspire and motivate employees outside of changing compensation. The list includes being authentic, providing detailed feedback, and letting employees know “what’s in it for them”.

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The Importance of Reviewing I-9’s and Employment Authorization Procedures

Due to the increased scrutiny on immigration compliance by federal agencies, it is imperative that all I-9 documentation is completed in full. Employers should also confirm that they are using the new Form I-9.

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New Jersey Bill Requires More Information on Pay Stubs

The New Jersey Assembly Labor Committee has unanimously passed an amendment to the state’s wage notification requirements. Under the new amendment, both private and public employers must provide each employee with a pay statement detailing several items, including deductions, gross wages, net wages, rate of pay, and number of hours worked.

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