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Prorating pay when a salaried employee is fired February 22 2013

Prorating pay when a salaried employee is fired

The key is whether it was a ‘for cause’ termination

Estate planning for the small business owner February 22 2013

Estate planning for the small business owner

It’s much more than planning for distribution of property

January 25 2013

New criteria used to determine independent contractor status

The potential civil penalties and damages are significant for erroneous employment status

January 25 2013

Auto insurance: a lawyer's perspective

Since car insurance isn't mandatory in New Hampshire, your need to carry it is even greater

Protecting your company from employee theft December 28 2012

Protecting your company from employee theft

The key is having multiple checks and balances in place

How to calculate a departing employee's wages December 28 2012

How to calculate a departing employee's wages

Several factors determine the amount and timing of the payments

New rules for employee background checks November 30 2012

New rules for employee background checks

Changes to Fair Credit Reporting Act affect companies using third-party agencies

Nonprofit boards and effective governance November 30 2012

Nonprofit boards and effective governance

Questions every board member should ask about processes and procedures

November 16 2012

The ACA's new Medicare taxes: Who pays what?

The law increases the Medicare payroll tax for high-income taxpayers and adds a new tax on their investment income

Do your managers recognize and avoid instances of retaliation? November 2 2012

Do your managers recognize and avoid instances of retaliation?

Employee claims of retaliation have been on the rise in recent years