Executive Bonus Plans Considered

Running a successful business often depends on recruiting, rewarding, and retaining talented executives and key employees who are committed to the business owner’s goals. In addition to paying an attractive salary, the business owner must offer a competitive benefits package. Trouble is, government regulations make it difficult for employers to...

Commercial Applicators Dilemma: Coverage vs. Price?

In the insurance business it is not uncommon for consumers, business owners and their agents to shop all the available insurance coverages and make their final purchase decision on price – without considering coverages. I’ve found this to be especially true for western commercial applicators. Price, in today’s economic environment, is...

Crackdown on California Underground Economy

On December 29th 2011 the Department of Insurance in California released the following bulletin. Employers who have operated honestly and with integrity toward their employees have struggled to compete against individuals operating business on a cash basis. A few of these legitimate business owners have succumbed to the illegal operations....

Are You a C-Corp looking for a Tax Deduction?

At some point in your life, either you or someone you love — a parent, your spouse, your spouse’s parent — may need assistance with activities of daily living such as dressing, bathing, eating, or moving from place to place, toileting and incontinence.  Whether it’s delivered at home or in...

Free Webinar: 2012 National Labor Relations Board Posting Requirements

On January 12th, 2012 from 10:30 to 11:30 AM PST the Work Law Network will be providing a no-cost webinar regarding the 2012 National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) posting requirements. The Work Law Network is an international network of more than 350 management-side labor and employment attorneys dedicated to providing quality...