Labor laws The latest news, videos, and discussion topics on Labor laws en-us Copyright 2014 Inc., All rights reserved. (webmaster) 5 Business Mon, 21 Jul 2014 16:00:00 GMT New McDonald's Lawsuit Could Redefine Franchising as We Know It A worker group is filing charges against franchisees and McDonald's as a joint employer, setting a precedent that could have broad ripple effects. Mon, 21 Jul 2014 16:00:00 GMT Kate Taylor The 6 Rules to Hiring Unpaid Interns A closer look at the Department of Labor’s rules, which otherwise can be as clear as mud. Wed, 04 Jun 2014 15:00:00 GMT Gabrielle Karol U.S. Entrepreneur Held Hostage By His Own Employees in China An executive of a disposable medical-supply manufacturer is being held in his office outside of Beijing by his own employees, according to news reports. Tue, 25 Jun 2013 07:34:00 GMT Catherine Clifford Entrepreneurs Support a Pathway to Citizenship for Immigrants The majority of small-business owners want to see comprehensive immigration reform include a way for newcomers to the U.S. to achieve permanent legal status. Thu, 04 Apr 2013 08:19:00 GMT Catherine Clifford How to Avoid Workplace Political Spats This election season, your employees may quarrel over candidates. Labor attorney Robin E. Shea offers tips, plus a free example of a harassment policy. Wed, 10 Oct 2012 02:00:00 GMT Eric Shapiro When a Tattoo Equals a Lawsuit T-shirts and tattoos might be more common in the workplace, but keep these four do's and don'ts in mind to avoid potential problems. Tue, 21 Aug 2012 11:00:00 GMT Mikal E. Belicove Finally, Guidance on Employer Social-Media Policies A federal agency for labor practices offers long-awaited guidance to employers on social-media guidelines at work. Tue, 10 Jul 2012 10:08:50 GMT Mikal E. Belicove Top Overtime Traps for Business Owners As a business owner, you often look for ways to bootstrap or ask employees to go above and beyond. But overlooking overtime could land you in a heap of trouble. Tue, 29 May 2012 10:00:00 GMT Susan Schreter