Hiring Summer Help?

Check out these links to help you comply with laws and regulations regarding seasonal and youth employment.

Employee, Intern, or Contractor? The Department of Labor estimates that 70 percent of businesses are in some way out of compliance with the FLSA. If you need extra help during the summer start by determining whether to hire an employee, an intern or a contractor. In addition, you’ll want to avoid including anything discriminatory in your help-wanted ad and to make sure you understand what type of questions are off limits during job interviews. FindLaw/Free Enterprise blog

Youth Labor Laws – As the longer and warmer days of springtime begin knocking on our doors, so too will teenagers seeking summer jobs. Before hiring teens, employers should be educated about both federal and state youth employment regulations.