Employee Compliance Essay

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Memorandum To: Landslide Limousine Date: 11/22/2014 Re: Employee Compliance Plan This memorandum will cover the scope of compliance that Landslide Limousine Company should focus their efforts toward as they establish themselves in the transportation for-hire business. Limousines are among the most popular forms of transportation. The success of this business is largely driven by the company’s marketing efforts. As a start up company it is vital that you understand the laws and the importance of compliance. This Employee Compliance Plan shall cover four core aspects of the limousine business specific to your area based off of local, state, and federal laws that will impact you business. Pay and Benefits The Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) is the governing body that dictates labor law and wages in the state of Texas. The city of Austin which will be the origin of Landslide Limousines Co. defers to state law regarding employee labor laws. State law on Minimum Wage in Texas read as follows, “Texas adopts the federal minimum wage rate. Effective July 24, 2009, the federal minimum wage is $7.25 per hour. The Texas Minimum Wage Act does not prohibit employees from bargaining collectively with their employers for a higher wage. With specified restrictions, employers may count tips and the value of meals and lodging toward minimum wage. An employer does not need to pay an employee who lives on the business premises for on-call time in addition to assigned working hours. Under certain conditions, an employer may pay a sub-minimum wage to an employee who is a patient or client of the Texas Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation, or to other individuals due to age (see the law for details), or to productivity impairments.(TWC Min. Wage)” Wages in the limousine industry is largely based on experience of the drivers you decide

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