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How Do You Pay Your Employees- and Is It Your Best Choice?

June 06, 2019 By Julie Kramer - Leave a comment

If you’re like many employers, you pay most of your employees by direct deposit, and a small percentage by paycheck. If your workforce includes low-wage workers, you may also offer pay cards.  

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Filed Under: Payroll & Tax

The Latest DOL Overtime Rules: Ready or Not, Here They Come?

May 30, 2019 By Julie Kramer - Leave a comment

What a long strange trip it’s been. When it comes to the Department of Labor’s whiplash-inducing stance on overtime (OT) rules, perhaps the Grateful Dead said it best.

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Filed Under: HR News, Time Tracking, Workforce Management

Guide to Managing Payroll Processing for Union Employees

May 28, 2019 By Emma Smith - Leave a comment

Payroll management for union contract workers is often complicated and unnecessarily stressful. If you aren't prepared to face the overwhelming guidelines and rules accompanying each contract, you risk a lot more than just company dollars. 

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Filed Under: Human Capital Management, Payroll & Tax

Tailoring Open Enrollments to Engage an Hourly Workforce

May 24, 2019 By Julie Kramer - Leave a comment

Annual open enrollments are stressful for employees, managers, and HR alike. And when you’re enrolling an hourly workforce, the challenges are even greater.     

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Filed Under: Human Capital Management, Employee Benefits

Cannabis Industry Meets Human Capital Management

May 22, 2019 By Emma Smith - Leave a comment

The newfound legal status and economic mobility of cannabis has made it a multi billion-dollar industry. In fact, regulated marijuana sales in North America are projected to increase to 21.6 billion dollars by 2021, marking a 26% annual growth...

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Filed Under: Human Capital Management, Cannabis

4 Recent Court Cases That May Reshape HR Policies

May 16, 2019 By Julie Kramer - Leave a comment

If it seems like you’re reading about one employment law court case after another, it’s because you are. For one thing, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) filed 199 workplace discrimination lawsuits last year, nearly a 10%...

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Filed Under: HR News

Sexual Harassment Training for the Hourly Workforce

May 14, 2019 By Julie Kramer - Leave a comment

What’s the best way to combat sexual harassment in the workplace, especially when you manage an hourly workforce? It remains a burning question—even though 94% of U.S. companies have anti-sexual harassment policies in place. 

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Filed Under: Compliance, Workforce Management

Balancing Workplace Monitoring and Employee Privacy Rights

May 09, 2019 By Julie Kramer - Leave a comment

Does your company keep a digital eye on employees throughout the workday? You’re not alone. According to an American Management Association survey, 80% of employers use some form of electronic workplace monitoring.

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Filed Under: Compliance, Workforce Management, Performance Management

2019 Guide: Choosing a Time and Attendance System

May 07, 2019 By Emma Smith - Leave a comment

There are many important decisions to make when running a business. One that is often overlooked is how to accurately track employee time and attendance. Time tracking systems are important because they directly impact payroll and, thus, the...

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Filed Under: Time Tracking

6 Ways to Tell if EPAY's HCM Is a Good Match for Your Business

May 03, 2019 By Julie Kramer - Leave a comment

If you’re one of the many employers shopping for new HR and payroll software, you have an overwhelming number of choices--and EPAY’s HCM system is one of them. However, we’re the first to admit: it’s not for everyone. How do you know if it’s a...

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Filed Under: Human Capital Management