Tag: Legal Editor

Misclassification Woes: At The Wheel, But Not In the Driver’s Seat

Jasmin Rojas, JD, Legal Editor Many consumers appreciate the simplicity and the usually significantly lower cost of using Uber as a means of transportation. However, the line between Uber’s services and those of a traditional taxi (where the driver is usually an employee) is one that is incredibly blurred.

2014 Employer Holiday Practices Survey (Slide Show)

BLR has released the results of the new 2014 Holiday Practices Survey, which examines employer practices for providing paid holidays and paying nonexempt employees during the 2014 holiday season and provides information on planned paid holidays for 2015. The slide show below highlights survey findings and links to an article by BLR Legal Editor Susan […]

Should We Ditch the Dreaded Performance Appraisal?

  In today’s Advisor, BLR® Legal Editor Holly Jones, JD, outlines challenges of appraisal systems and offers tips for making them meaningful. Don’t worry, she says, skepticism about appraisals is not unusual. A Google search on performance appraisals will return numerous articles calling for the death of the performance review, a defunct management ritual that […]

Infographic: 2013 employer holiday pay practices

BLR has released the results of the new 2013 Holiday Practices Survey, which examines employer practices for providing paid holidays and paying nonexempt employees during the 2013 holiday season and provides information on planned paid holidays for 2014. The infographic below highlights survey findings and links to an article by BLR Legal Editor Susan Prince, […]