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Hiring Youth Workers: Do You Know the Rules?

[Author: Bob Evnen | 2015; R-2017 | Keywords: Human Resources, Youth, Employment] School is nearly out, which means young people will be seeking summer jobs. The employment of people under the age of 18 comes with several rules and is closely regulated by both the federal and state governments. Following is a brief outline to… Read More »

Complying with Child Labor Laws

By Lesley Sifers, Tax Favored Benefits, Inc. [Author: Lesley Sifers | 2007; R-2018 | Keywords: Human Resources, Youth, Employment] As the end of the school year fast approaches, many of you will consider hiring students for summer jobs. I commend you. Working is a lot better for kids than “hanging out” all summer. However, you… Read More »

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 »