Is Your Small Business Breaking Labor Laws? 5 Mistakes to Avoid
MARCH 19, 2019
But it’s still your responsibility to know which federal, state and local labor laws apply to you and to stay in compliance with them. Federal law doesn’t require you to give your employees meal or 15-minute breaks. But that doesn’t mean your workers aren’t entitled to breaks under the laws of your state. Even if an employee leaves your company on poor terms, you have to give him or her that last paycheck — to not do so is wage theft.