With the constant change in employment law, HR needs a bit of help to keep track of it all. This week, Lexology offers a cheat sheet for Texas employers while The National Law Review examines a case that may impact how joint employment companies manage their workers.
Lexology: Hiring and wage & hour law in Texas
Do you cross your t’s and dot your i’s when it comes to employment? Sometimes, we all need a cheat sheet to make sure we’re doing everything right, especially with the fluidity of employment law. Lexology offers just that today.
The National Law Review: Drug and alcohol testing may contribute to joint employer finding by NLRB
Whose job is it anyway? Which party is responsible for drug testing, and if it is not complete, whose fault is it? While these questions may seem straightforward, they become infinitely more complex when we add in temp agencies, joint employment and contract workers. The findings from this case will likely influence employment decisions for those with temporary staff for some time to come.
The Guardian: U.S. consumer spending rises in August
Consumer spending continues to rise in August, and this paints a more positive economic picture. Since consumer spending is 2/3 of the economic activity in the U.S., according to The Guardian, the continued growth is a boon for businesses.