It's harder than ever for young people to find summer jobs. The government's Summer Opportunity Project encourages employers to hire young adults for part-time or seasonal work. Doing so will help them earn money and learn valuable life lessons. Here are some ways you can partner with your local community to recruit, train and mentor young people this summer, plus details about a possible federal tax break and potential legal pitfalls to consider.
Some federal disability payments are on the fast track since the Social Security Administration set up its Compassionate Allowances program. So far the program includes 225 illnesses or conditions that meet the agency's definition of disability and allow claimants to receive benefits in a matter of weeks. Here are the details.
Today's employers face a growing list of liability dangers. They begin as soon as a business starts looking for job applicants and can continue even after employees leave the company. Here are three cases involving a medical practice, a manufacturer and a restaurant that highlight some of the surprising dangers all employers might encounter.
In the wake of a hurricane, tornado, flood, fire, earthquake or other disaster, fraud is always quick to surface. Businesses affected by unexpected catastrophes need to be aware of shady operators — including construction con men — who are only too eager to profit from the misfortune of others.