The Texas Attorney General has joined with two other companies in filing a lawsuit against the City of Dallas to stop the Dallas Paid Sick Leave ordinance. While there is not a decision yet regarding the lawsuit, the City of Dallas Paid Sick Leave became effective on August 1, 2019. Penalties will not be assessed until April 1, 2020, giving employers time to set up policies. However, the City of Dallas will enforce the anti-retaliation provisions immediately.
There are many things a Company can do to provide a great workplace for employees. Having policies and documentation are two processes that will save time, money and headaches.
With 2020 Annual Enrollment around the corner, below are the most frequently offered benefits for businesses with fewer than 50 employees;
For an employee to qualify as “Exempt”, the employee must meet certain requirements regarding job duties and receive a predetermined wage each week or pay period. In general, the law prohibits employers from docking pay from an exempt employee. However, The Fair Labor Standards Act allows employers to make deductions from an exempt employee’s salary only under a few permitted circumstances. For more information, go to; https://www.humanresourcesolutionsllc.com/forms.html