P•A•S Associates

Keep Your Workplace Running Smoothly During Summer Vacations

Hotter temperatures and no school for the kids means many employees are using up their vacation time. In fact, nearly six in 10 workers (58 percent) save their vacation time for June, July and August, according to a recent Accountemps survey. Respondents plan to take an average of 10 days off during these summer months. …

Keep Your Workplace Running Smoothly During Summer Vacations Read More »

This post is only available to members.

July 1 Local Minimum Wage Hikes Don’t Change Exempt Salary Test

A local minimum wage applies to our nonexempt employees. When the minimum wage increases on July 1, does that mean the salary test for our exempt employees also increases? There are 11 cities and one county that have minimum wages which increase on July 1. These increases to the minimum wage rates apply only to …

July 1 Local Minimum Wage Hikes Don’t Change Exempt Salary Test Read More »

This post is only available to members.

High-Heat Inspections Begin As California Temperatures Rise

Summer arrived in California this week as temperatures soared throughout most of the state. While this blistering heat affects everyone, it can be deadly to California’s outdoor workers in industries such as agricultural or construction. In response to triple-digit forecasts, Cal/OSHA will conduct high-heat inspections at outdoor worksites to ensure compliance with California’s heat illness …

High-Heat Inspections Begin As California Temperatures Rise Read More »

This post is only available to members.

High – Heat Inspections Begin A s California Temperatures Rise

Summer arrived in California this week as temperatures soared throughout most of the state. While this blistering heat affects everyone, it can be deadly to California’s outdoor workers in industries such as agricultural or construction. In response to triple-digit forecasts, Cal/OSHA will conduct high-heat inspections at outdoor worksites to ensure compliance with California’s heat illness prevention regulations …

High – Heat Inspections Begin A s California Temperatures Rise Read More »

This post is only available to members.

Flex Schedules, Early Fridays Top Employees’ Summer Wish List

Summer days are just around the corner, calling for relaxed schedules and a yearning to be outside. During this time, many workers wish for summer perks from their employers so they can enjoy the warm weather while remaining productive at work. Flexible scheduling and early office closings on Fridays are on the top of employees’ …

Flex Schedules, Early Fridays Top Employees’ Summer Wish List Read More »

This post is only available to members.

Fast Food Giant Under Fire for Harassment

Twenty-five sexual harassment claims were filed against McDonald’s Corp. this week — 20 were complaints filed with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and five were civil lawsuits. With backing from Time’s Up, the complaints against the fast food giant come after 10 harassment complaints were filed with the EEOC last year and workers held a …

Fast Food Giant Under Fire for Harassment Read More »

This post is only available to members.

Retiree Who Returns for Specific Projects: Independent Contractor or Not?

One of my long-term employees recently retired, and would like to do some occasional work for us in her spare time. Can we hire her as an independent contractor? Probably not. There are a number of different worker classifications in California, such as directly hired employees, leased workers, interns, volunteers, and independent contractors. These classifications …

Retiree Who Returns for Specific Projects: Independent Contractor or Not? Read More »

This post is only available to members.

Scroll to Top