Whether at startup or later as your business grows, the time may come when you need to hire workers. There are many issues to consider before you become an employer. Here are some basics to consider.
The first step for business owners is understanding who is an employee and who isn't.
Hiring an employee requires several tasks and some state and federal paperwork.
Salaries, benefits, duties, termination. All might involve an employment agreement.
Employers must post certain notices in the workplace where employees are likely to see them.
Federal and state requirements and exemptions for wages and overtime pay.
Requirements for layoffs under the Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act.