The Scourge of Misclassified Employees

Under federal law, there are two primary kinds of paid workers: employees, and independent contractors. And whether intentionally or accidentally, employers are mixing up the two, to the detriment of their own workers. Being misclassified can have major financial and legal implications to an employee, and it’s important to know what to do if you think you’ve been misclassified. Continue reading “The Scourge of Misclassified Employees”

Six Effective Raise Negotiation Tactics for the New Year

Steven Mitchell Sack discussed techniques to go about negotiating a raise in the coming year on “Fox & Friends.” He suggests six specific methods to follow when asking for a salary increase in this tenuous economy.

Mr. Sack’s tips include: Continue reading “Six Effective Raise Negotiation Tactics for the New Year”