Employee Compensation

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Supreme Court: Hobby Lobby Can't Be Forced to Buy Contraceptive Coverage
Obamacare

Supreme Court: Hobby Lobby Can't Be Forced to Buy Contraceptive Coverage

(Closely-Held) corporations aren't just people, they're religious people. Supreme Court decision finds certain private companies can sidestep birth control mandate.
Dinah Wisenberg Brin
What Payroll Schedule is Best for Your Business?
Employee Compensation

What Payroll Schedule is Best for Your Business?

The pros and cons of semi-monthly and bi-weekly pay periods -- yes, there is a big difference.
Joshua Reeves
How to Split Equity Without Giving Away the Company
Equity

How to Split Equity Without Giving Away the Company

Clear expectations and earning equity for results make sharing ownership in the company a brilliant deal for everyone.
Weston Bergmann
How a $15 Minimum Wage in Seattle Could Leave Workers Worse Off
Minimum Wage

How a $15 Minimum Wage in Seattle Could Leave Workers Worse Off

Seattle mayor Ed Murray proposed a record-setting minimum wage hike of $15 -- a move both waiters and restaurant owners are calling shortsighted for failing to credit tips.
Geoff Weiss
What's More Important to Give Employees: A Gift Card or a Pat on the Back?
Leadership

What's More Important to Give Employees: A Gift Card or a Pat on the Back?

For employee success to ensue, businesses need to motivate and encourage their team. But how should the go about it: recognition or compensation?
Meghan M. Biro
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How the Timbuk2 Brand Went From Basement to Famous
Marketing

How the Timbuk2 Brand Went From Basement to Famous

To scale his bag company Timbuk2, the founder had to keep his startup mentality when growing his brand.
Melanie Spring
Obama to Bypass Congress, Raise Minimum Wage for Federal Contracts on His Own
Growth Strategies

Obama to Bypass Congress, Raise Minimum Wage for Federal Contracts on His Own

The president plans to announce during his State of the Union address that he is raising the federal minimum wage to $10.10 an hour from $7.25 an hour for anyone working on new federal contracts.
Catherine Clifford
Millionaires Are Now the Majority Party in Congress
Finance

Millionaires Are Now the Majority Party in Congress

For the first time ever, more than half of U.S. congressmen are worth $1 million or more, even as wages have remained stagnant for many Americans.
Brian Patrick Eha
Find People Who Actually Support Your Creativity and Other Must-Read Business Tips
Growth Strategies

Find People Who Actually Support Your Creativity and Other Must-Read Business Tips

A look at how to persevere in your creativity, why you should give your employees a pay bump and more advice for business owners.
Brian Patrick Eha
Employees Everywhere: We Want a Raise This Year
Growth Strategies

Employees Everywhere: We Want a Raise This Year

2014 looks like the year that employees are finally saying, 'It's time to take care of me.'
Laura Entis
Kidnapping by Goodyear Workers Union Proves It's No Fun Being the Boss in France
Growth Strategies

Kidnapping by Goodyear Workers Union Proves It's No Fun Being the Boss in France

As if the French president's plan to make companies pay ultra-high taxes on millionaire salaries weren't bad enough, businesses have to worry about kidnapping and extortion -- by their own workers.
Brian Patrick Eha
4 Reasons You Should Let Your Team Set its Salaries
Growth Strategies

4 Reasons You Should Let Your Team Set its Salaries

Putting the power in the hands of employees could lead to a happier and more productive environment.
Peter Baumgartner
Figuring Out How to Divvy Up Startup Equity
Growth Strategies

Figuring Out How to Divvy Up Startup Equity

When launching a startup, often founders need to offer up equity to employees in lieu of big salaries. Our legal expert Peter Buckland offers up advice on how to approach equity option pools.
Peter Buckland
Quit Being a Scraggly Entrepreneur and Other Must-Read Business Tips
Entrepreneurs

Quit Being a Scraggly Entrepreneur and Other Must-Read Business Tips

A look at the importance of appearance, how the FOMO phenomenon affects partnerships and more advice for business owners.
Brian Patrick Eha