Pennsylvania now joins 12 other states in enacting a law that allows college student athletes to profit from their name, image and likeness.
Simpson, Kathryn Lease
Human Relation (HR) Issues
Human Relations (HR) department often encounter legal questions. Attorney Kathryn Lease Simpson discusses the HR issues Mette, Evans & Woodside can assist with.
Employee Handbook Review
As a Pennsylvania business owner, you probably have an employee handbook. Attorney Kathryn Lease Simpson discusses why it is a good idea to review your handbook for any updates or changes.
Avoiding Employment Issues
Attorney Kathryn Lease Simpson discusses how you can avoid employment issues as an employer. The number one way is through prevention.
New Salary Threshold For Exempt Employees
Effective January 1, 2020, the salary level for an employee to qualify for the white-collar exemption of the Fair Labor Standards Act has been raised.
Married Or Soon To Be?
If you are headed down the aisle or have recently taken that trip, marriage may mean more than just a name change or a change of address.
Employee Handbook Mistakes
As a business owner, you probably have an employee handbook. You may have had it drafted by an attorney or perhaps an employee downloaded a template from the internet and adapted it to your situation.
What Workplace Notices To Employees Are Required?
Some of the statutes and regulations enforced by the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) mandate notices be provided to employees and/or posted in the workplace.
Background Investigation of Prospective Executive Hires: a Necessary Evil
What can you do to prevent hiring a harasser? This is the question many companies are asking themselves as each day another member of the “C-suite” is accused of sexual misconduct.
There’s a New I-9 in Town
Starting on September 18, 2017, all employers will be required to have completed a new I-9 Form for every NEW employee. However, you can start using the new form immediately.
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