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Archive for September 2016

Screening Volunteers for Your Nonprofit Organization

Regardless of how your nonprofit organization recruits volunteers (e.g., word of mouth, via your company website or enrollment programs), Conservation United can help you establish a stringent volunteer screening process. This incredibly effective risk management tool will lend a hand in preventing any unnecessary harm and will allow your organization to select the best person for the position.…

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Overtime Rule Change

On May 18, 2016, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) announced a final rule regarding overtime wage payment qualifications for the “white collar exemptions” under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).  The final rule increases the salary an employee must be paid in order to qualify for a white collar exemption. The required salary level…

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Directors & Officers Liability for Nonprofits

Many 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations have inspiring stories behind their creation. It’s not uncommon for passionate founders and directors to devote years of hard work and their own funds to move the conception of an idea into the birth of an organization dedicated to their cause. Often with little or no monetary compensation, nonprofit directors and…

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Understanding Construction Contracts

Construction contracts can contain terms that impact your company’s bottom line. Reviewing them carefully prior to signing is indispensable, and can save your company time and money. This contract review guide is meant to be a starting point for reviewing contracts in general. It highlights some common contract terms and their potential impact. You can…

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