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It has become increasingly common for companies to hire contingent workers to fill staffing needs and help with short-term or high-skill projects. But what exactly are contingent workers, and how can employers navigate the sometimes-confusing rules and regulations associated with them? Our team explains everything you need to know about contingent workers below. What is a...

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A specific memory that still holds strong in our minds has to do with a company our team has previously worked with. After spending a few years trying to get off the ground, this company began to see significant growth, however, their seemingly uniform culture also came under fire.  In their attempts to combat this...

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47.8 million U.S. workers – that’s how many voluntarily quit their jobs in 2021.  The COVID-19 pandemic disrupted our lives in many different ways, but most notably gave way to what we now know as the Great Resignation. The nation’s “quit rate” reached a 20-year high in November 2021.  While we were all made fully...

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It’s the rollercoaster ride that keeps on going… We started our journey upon the introduction of vaccine mandates, came to a sudden halt when they were lifted, picked back up again when they were reintroduced, only to be blocked once again.  Last week we published the latest change in this ongoing saga: the Biden Administration...

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Let’s be honest, if you’re like most small to midsize business owners, you’re primarily focused on your customers and providing state-of-the-art service… Not keeping up with the latest laws and regulations impacting worker relations or updating your employee policies and documents. However, what you may find of lesser importance now may come back to haunt...

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As an employer, you face significant responsibilities when it comes to those who work for you; and doing your best to not only adapt, but support your team, through constantly changing work environments doesn’t make it that much easier. The truth is, you’re not alone in carrying this heavy weight – we’re all still trying...

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As a consumer, how much of your purchasing decision is influenced by both the positive and negative reviews of others? Without a doubt, the internet has globally connected people in more ways than we ever thought possible, and online reviews now have the power to make or break an establishment, drive a product to the...

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In the workplace, employees may sometimes seek exemptions from certain policies or rules based on religious grounds. And as Covid-19 vaccination mandates continue to take effect in companies over the country, an increasing number of employees are currently seeking exemptions for religious reasons. These requests must be handled carefully and in compliance with applicable laws....