This is the second article in a five-part series on the slow growth and evolution of federal laws that protect employee rights in the workplace.
Knowledge of employment law is of particular importance for the leaders of business and industry today. Everyone makes mistakes, but in the world of employment litigation, even a small oversight can lead to class-action lawsuits and tremendous financial expenses.
By Steven Cooke
Assistant Professor, School of Business at American Public University
By addressing the motivation of all employees, you can use that knowledge to develop a broader strategy and determine how to motivate employees to stay, those earning minimum wage and those that have been on the team for several years. By expanding the question further than motivating the minimum wage employee, the wants and needs of all employees are more likely to be considered.