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Every December, BNA publishes the results of a survey on the holiday practices at over 300 companies nationwide. After some big declines in 2008 and 2009, over 75% of the companies surveyed hosted a holiday event last year. Holiday parties can be a wonderful opportunity to gather together and celebrate the successes achieved throughout the year. However, if careful attention is not paid to every aspect of responsible party planning, the HR and Risk “hangovers” from these parties can linger well past New Year’s Day.
Recently, wage-and-hour lawsuits surpassed discrimination suits as the most commonly filed employee action in civil courts. According to an article in Insurance and Financial Advisor, the Department of Labor (DOL) estimates that 80% of employers are not in full compliance with wage-and-hour laws. It is more important than ever for employers to ensure that everything about their timekeeping system, break and meal policies, and overtime accounting are applied consistently to all employees and are in compliance with the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).
Savvy business owners are always looking towards the future and strategically positioning their companies. They rely on their top performers to implement these strategies to stay competitive. Now more than ever, it is critical to keep key employees engaged in the business.