Assumptions About Disabilities Can Lead To Discrimination Against Family Offices

 

Family employers must refrain from making assumptions about an employee's limitations when disabled or pregnant. Learn about the risk. Read more...

 

Calculating Overtime Hours For Domestic Staff

 

Family employers may think household staff are overtime exempt, but that is often not the case. Learn more about FLSA requirements. Read more...

 

Family Employers, Retirement Plans, And Fiduciary Duties

 

Family employers, who are plan fiduciaries, must act in the best interest of plan participants. We examine the fiduciary responsibilities of family employers who provide retirement plans to staff. Read more...

 

Discretionary Dress Code Enforcement Leads To Litigation

 

Family employers should only have dress or appearance policies if there is a clear necessity and it is enforced uniformly. Learn about preventing appearance-related discrimination. Read more...

 

The Requirements Required To Call A Job An Internship

 

Most staff are employees. However, on rare occasions, a family employer or foundation may offer internships. We examine what makes internships different. Read more...