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DOL Audit Dallas TX

4 Ways You Can Prepare Your Company for a DOL Audit

Employers should always keep in mind that the Department of Labor (DOL) can conduct a DOL audit in Dallas, TX at any time and for any reason. Typically, an audit is triggered by a complaint by an employee. By understanding the audit process, you can make the necessary preparations to make everything run as smooth as possible. Here are 4 ways you can prepare: Review job descriptions Make sure FLSA classifications are accurate Keep accurate payroll records Apply policies consistently The legal team at Simon | Paschal is here to create a partnership with your organization to help you be Read more
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HR Compliance Dallas TX

5 Human Resources Compliance Mandates Not to be Overlooked

Any Human Resources professional knows that the world of HR compliance in Dallas, TX is always evolving and being redefined. While some aspects may seem more important than others, there are a few compliance mandates that should never be ignored. Some of them are: Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) Exempt or Non-Exempt Classification Each of these mandates is complex in and of itself, so give your Human Resources the assistance they need with the guidance of the legal professionals at Simon | Paschal. Call Read more
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What Dallas TX Businesses Should Know About a DOL Audit

If you’ve never heard of a DOL audit for Dallas TX small businesses, you need to know that it is increasing in frequency and quickly overtaking IRS audits as the bane of business owners. According to Forbes, all the detailed bookkeeping and exacting accounting practices in the world won’t be of much help if the Department of Labor decides to perform a DOL audit on your business. These audits focus on any of a number of areas that apply to how you deal with your employees, including but not limited to fair labor practices, employee retirement plans, how your employee Read more
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DOL Audit Dallas TX: How You Can Avoid A Department of Labor Audit

U.S. Department of Labor onsite compliance audits are on the rise and that means that your business stands a good chance of becoming the target of a DOL audit Dallas TX.  A DOL audit can arise for a number of reasons including random chance; so even though you think you are compliant in all areas of human resources and you haven’t received or been aware of any employee complaints regarding compliance, you can still be selected for an audit.  Though the audit process can seem relatively straightforward on paper, it is extremely time- and labor-consuming and should be avoided when Read more
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HR Compliance Dallas TX

HR Compliance Dallas TX: 4 Areas of HR Compliance You Need to Track

HR compliance Dallas TX is more important than some business owners may think. If your human resources department is not up to date on important laws and regulations (or simply not following them), you could be opening up your company to government fines as well as private litigation. To protect the health and welfare of your employees as well as to protect your business from taking a hit, here are five areas of HR compliance important to businesses large and small. HR Compliance Dallas TX: 5 Important Considerations Employee Handbooks.  As a threshold matter, your company’s code of conduct and Read more
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DOL Audit Dallas TX: Your DOL Audit Questions Answered

If you are a business owner, you may, at any time, face the possibility of a DOL audit Dallas TX.  Once you receive a notice from the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) that your business is going to be audited, it is imperative that you deal with the preparations for the audit, and the audit itself, in an expedient and professional manner.  In fact, ignoring a DOL audit or not preparing for one can be catastrophic, which is why it is in your best interest that you retain expert legal counsel to help you through the audit process and to Read more