There comes a time in every small business when outsourcing certain aspects of operation becomes the right decision. However, coming to that conclusion is often difficult for small business owners who are used to taking on everything themselves.
According to a recent article in the Star Tribune, some businesses in Minneapolis and St. Paul are delaying compliance with new ordinances regarding sick and safe time leave that went into effect July 1.
Municipal sick and safe leave and minimum wage ordinances around the U.S. are creating a layer of complexity for businesses, and the Twin Cities is no exception.
For companies with workers who are on the move – like maintenance crews, fleet drivers, or staff supporting multiple locations – determining where and when they are physically performing work is a payroll challenge thanks to new municipal wage and leave ordinances.
Saint Paul's Earned Sick and Safe Time (ESST) Ordinance goes into effect on July 1, 2017 for employers with 24 or more employees. Beyond placing a poster on the wall and knowing that workers will accrue 1 hour of earned sick and safe time for every 30 hours worked, what's a business owner to do?
Starting July 1, 2017, workers in Minneapolis will accrue 1 hour of sick and safe time for every 30 hours worked, as passed by the Minneapolis City Council.
As a small business owner, how will you prepare to account for this time? The following information and tips for compliance are a start.