Garen Dodge



  • Tuesday, January 1, 2008
    The practice of conducting pre-employment background checks has become increasingly popular in recent years. There are a number of reasons for employers to perform background checks on job applicants. First, federal and state laws often require that background checks be conducted for certain jobs, such as positions working with children or the elderly....
  • Tuesday, August 1, 2006
    Employers who take on interns, externs or trainees should be aware that if the arrangement qualifies as employment under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), the Act's minimum wage and overtime provisions apply. Any employer hosting an unpaid internship, externship or training program - or a program that does not comply with the FLSA's minimum wage and...