A weblog for Small Business Consultants and the vendors who serve them. One of the biggest problems with 2017 will continue to be a significant situation in 2018. Worker classification has a number of components to it. First, misclassification of employees as exempt, thus denying them overtime earnings, will proceed to be huge. This is not the difficulty of wage stage, I’ll get to that in a minute, fairly that is the problem of wrongfully classifying employees as exempt workers beneath the present requirements. There are nonetheless numerous companies, knowingly and unknowingly, not paying workers time beyond regulation. One such case entails IT employees in Connecticut and California, where one thousand or so workers were improperly outlined as exempt staff. Unfortunately, this company shall be paying a big fine, plus the owed extra time because they’re a repeat offender. In 2005 they paid $24 million for a similar violation.
Transportation businesses comparable to railways , airways , shipping corporations that deliver items and people to their destinations for a charge. Nieman Labs has more predictions for journalism in 2017 than you’ll be able to read in your commute. There’s no question that 2016 marked a wild and unpredictable year for journalism, from sudden election results on either side of the Atlantic to the crescendo of “fake information” exacerbated by Facebook and Google. From trust to reality, communities to transparency, drones to information, video to VR and more, there’s a variety of subjects that deserve your attention in this round-up.
A couple of months ago, I wrote a first draft of a brief international tax paper, which I haven’t posted or submitted anyplace. It’s now partly obsolete because of the new 2017 tax invoice. However that is really a very good factor, even from the comically self-centered standpoint of a author with sunk prices. I felt a bit bored at occasions writing the piece, not all the time a recipe for one’s finest work (though I feel it has some good features), and I now have something fresh to put into it, i.e., responding to the brand new international guidelines in gentle of the framework that I take advantage of within the piece, which is based on my previous worldwide work.
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There are plenty of methods to gag and bind your time, creativity, and intellectual property. The newest one, Binded (a rebranding of an organization referred to as Blockai) is a startup offering up nugatory “certificates” – selling snake oil to the creative masses. Established in Could 2013, City Football Group is the owner of football-related businesses in major cities world wide, including football golf equipment, academies, technical assist, and advertising corporations. From a perspective of journalistic ethics, Breitbart’s actions violate customary journalistic practices. Different media outlets have determined editorial outlooks, however none have ever tried to impose these outlooks on advertisers or outside businesses before. Breitbart’s name for a boycott is clearly supposed to ship a message that manufacturers had better align with or support its political perspective — or face (purported) financial penalties.