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Overtime Exemptions from the Fair Labors Standards Act

[2017; R-2017 | Keywords: Overtime Exemptions, Overtime, FLSA] The Fair Standards Act provides that employers subject to its provisions must pay its employees the specified minimum wage and overtime compensation. There are various exemptions from the Act, or portions of the Act, which are based on factors such as type of business activity, the amount… Read More »

Brothers Continue to Serve

[Source: INEDA, 05.17 | Keywords: Veterans] Ron and Roger Franzen, co-owners of Franzen Sales & Service Ltd. in Fort Atkinson, Iowa, have been members of the American Legion Unit 672 Huber Steffes for nearly 50 years. The brothers served in the Army during the Vietnam War – Ron in the military police and Roger in… Read More »

Where Patriots Gather

[Source: INEDA, 05.17 | Keywords: Human Resources, Employment, Veterans] The Waverly Area Veterans Post Veterans Center honors the veterans of yesterday, today and tomorrow. It recognizes and celebrates the sacrifice of those who served in past conflicts, those who serve today, and those whose service awaits them. These men and women and their families are… Read More »

Equipment Manufacturers Supporting Veterans

[Source: INEDA, 05.17 | Keywords: Human Resources, Employment, Veterans] The equipment industry is full of people and businesses who give back to the community. Several ag, OPE and industrial equipment manufacturers currently direct their philanthropic efforts toward the men and women who have served our country. Following is a brief look at ten who went… Read More »

What You Can and Can’t Ask a Veteran in a Job Interview

[Source: INEDA, 05.2017 | Keywords: Human Resources, Employment, Veterans] If you’re interviewing veterans for a position, you want to learn about their skills but don’t want to risk breaking the law. Here’s a rundown of what you can and cannot ask. On Type of Discharge Don’t ask: What type of discharge did you receive from… Read More »

Why Hire a Veteran?

Why Hire a Veteran?

[Source: INEDA, 05.2017 | Keywords: Human Resources, Employment, Veterans] Looking for a candidate who is not only educated but possesses natural leadership abilities, real world work experience, flexibility and decision making skills? Your perfect candidate may very well be within the transitioning ranks of our nation’s military service members. With the unemployment rate for young… Read More »