For all small businesses, a new publication from the federal Department of Labor needs checked out:
"DOL’s Wage and Hour Division (WHD) has released a new publication, Labor Standards Information for New and Small Businesses. It is a resource to assist new and small businesses to properly and effectively stay in compliance with the laws and regulations administered by the WHD. The Guide provides general information about the laws administered by the Division, the Department of Labor, and other federal agencies."The publication is in PDf format and can be found by clicking here. Remember these publications are not the law but are for informational purposes only.