Many employers drive as part of their work. Should they be paid for that time? Well, it depends!
Learn how the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) controls how employers can check the credit worthiness of prospective employees. Consider if you even need this information to make a hiring decision.
Learn the basics of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and how it applies to even the smallest of employers.
Why do managers wait for a resignation to sit own with a valued employee and understand what it would take to keep them? Frankly, it doesn’t make sense. A better approach is to institute regular stay interviews with at least your key players. Of course, in most small and midsize businesses, most employees ARE key players.