Well, it is a big deal. As a company, you are entirely responsible for your employees' behavior. Let's explore the topic with a recent case study and the example of NY State's laws.
As you draw your vacation policy, make sure that you take US specifics into account, otherwise you may go through a human resources nightmare...
Let's focus on employer costs: federal taxes, state taxes and insurance, as well as employee's benefits (health insurance and retirement plan).
How much should you pay your US employees? Check out this convenient tool as you build your HR budget and prepare negotiations with candidates.
A master checklist to help you select candidates, build relevant visa strategies, prepare compliant, yet attractive packages, and set up payroll processes.
US labor market = Wild West? Be careful: "at-will" principles do not apply to every situation. Learn about the legal framework and HR best practices.
A master checklist to help you anticipate cultural differences, build an attractive package, and manage the administrative, legal, and fiscal aspects.
You need to adapt your current policy to American standards. Here are some tips on best practices as well as tools to manage expenses and mileage.
Comparison table to select a visa for yourself and your employees + practical checklist to prepare your meeting with the immigration lawyer.
Understand the notions of exempt and non-exempt, and get a set of practical tools to manage overtime hours and overtime pay for your US employees.
Matching, safe harbor, profit sharing... Understand employees' and employers' contributions as well as precautions to take and limitations.
Are you required to offer medical coverage to your employees? How do you navigate the complex US healthcare system? Find your answers.