This area will grow into a great resource for you to learn about employment issues in the horse industry. It's a process - so pardon the construction dust!
Ideas on how to protect yourself in case your horse hurts a worker or Groom at your boarding stable!
Part 2 of liability issues when employers have independent contractors and a horse is hurt.
The first in a series of "what if" scenarios that many Grooms may find themselves in. This article addresses the need for liability insurance for Independent Contractors.
How you can win a resume makeover - to enhance your marketability as a Groom and advance your career in the horse world.
What Grooms and Employers need to know about holiday pay, gifts, and tips.
Resume tips from an expert to help you get ready to land a dream job!
Sometimes, Grooms find themselves in a tricky spot, and sometimes, they may find themselves in court because of it. How do you draw the line?
A very recent court case in which a Groom was injured working with the horses. A mis-classification of her status as an independent contractor led to a landmark court case and epic payout.
An insightful look at the numbers behind hiring a Groom - what it means for Grooms and Employers alike in the horse industry
An introduction into the differences between hourly and salaried employees, and what this has to do with Grooms!
An in depth look at workman's compensation insurance and what is does for Grooms and Employers, alike.
The tips and guidelines for Grooms to look their best for a Grooming job interview.
A primer course on what harassment is, and the very many types of it!
Are you and employee? Or are you an independent contractor?