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Worker Misclassification: How a Seemingly Simple Mistake Can Cost Your Business Dearly

Posted on May 9, 2023

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Understaffing and other employee-related issues have been a major concern for many small and medium-sized businesses in recent years. Many employers have had to make significant changes to their workforces, including outsourcing responsibilities to third parties, expanding remote work, and relying more heavily on independent contractors. If you own or manage a small or medium-sized business, understanding and complying with state and federal employment laws is essential. Even a seemingly minor mistake can result in massive fines and penalties for worker misclassification. Independent Contractors Versus Employees Many businesses work with […]

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How Attractive Company Policies Will Help You Draw Talented Staff

Posted on August 12, 2021

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Finding, hiring, and retaining high-quality workers is one of the most challenging aspects of business ownership or business leadership. As any business leader can tell you, your employees and contract workers can make or break your company. Unfortunately, finding good workers is harder than ever. In a recent survey conducted by the National Federation of Independent Businesses, nearly half of business owners reported having a job opening that they could not fill. Whether you are struggling to find the right staff or want to ensure that you retain the staff […]

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The Importance of Smart Hiring Decisions for Business Leaders

Posted on August 5, 2021

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Finding good workers is often one of the most challenging parts of business leadership. Hiring decisions are likely some of the most consequential decisions that you will make as a business owner or business leader. Hiring the wrong staff can lead to massive headaches, reduced profits, damage to your company’s reputation, and even legal disputes. Furthermore, staff who need constant monitoring and assistance take your attention away from the bigger picture. If you are the owner of a small or medium-sized business or you are in a leadership position at […]

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Naperville Employment Attorney Discusses How to Contest an Unemployment Claim

Posted on July 31, 2015

When you hire a staff to help your company meet your customers’ needs, you are primarily focused on the ability of your employees to get the job done. You expect them to be punctual, efficient, and productive while contributing to your company’s continued success. From time to time, you will likely see employees leave to pursue other opportunities. You will also probably need to terminate a member of your staff on occasion for non-compliance with company policies or poor production. In such a situation, your former employee may seek to […]

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