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Finding the Best Online Employee Scheduling System for Your Workforce

February 28, 2017 By Abby Baumann - Leave a comment

Scheduling employees in multiple locations for different shifts and job assignments can be challenging, to say the least. It can require a great deal of schedule juggling and effort to match workers’ skills and credentials with various jobs, all...

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Filed Under: Workforce Management

Healthcare Enrollment Trends to Watch in 2017

February 23, 2017 By Abby Baumann - Leave a comment

For human resource professionals, the healthcare trends of 2017 bear very close watching. Americans are bracing for upheaval in the health insurance marketplace, as President Trump and Congress move forward to dismantle the Affordable Care Act....

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Filed Under: Human Capital Management

What Employers Need to Know About Outsourcing Payroll Services

February 17, 2017 By Abby Baumann - Leave a comment

Many employers outsource some, or all, of their payroll and related tax duties (i.e., withholding, reporting, and paying Social Security, Medicare, and income taxes) to third-party payroll service providers. Third-party payroll service providers...

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How Human Capital Management Technology Can Improve Employee Job Satisfaction

February 16, 2017 By Katie Badeusz - Leave a comment

Less than half of U.S. workers are happy at work, according to The Conference Board’s latest job satisfaction survey.

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Fiduciary Duty Rule Could Be Delayed After President Trump's Review

February 10, 2017 By Jordann Donskey - Leave a comment

The Secretary of Labor has been tasked with examining the U.S. Department of Labor's (DOL) Fiduciary Duty Rule. On February 3rd, 2017, President Trump issued a memorandum urging examination of the rule to determine whether it may adversely affect...

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Filed Under: Compliance

What Trump’s Affordable Care Act Executive Order Means for Employers

February 09, 2017 By Abby Baumann - Leave a comment

By signing the Affordable Care Act Executive Order within hours of taking office, President Donald Trump kept his campaign promise to start dismantling the Affordable Care Act on day one of his presidency.  

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Five Hot Employment Law Issues to Stay on Top of in 2017

February 02, 2017 By Katie Badeusz - Leave a comment

We don’t yet know what employment law in 2017 will look like. But we do know that this is a year of change, and we all need to stay on our toes.

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How Applicant Tracking Systems Can Help You Attract and Manage the Generation Z Workforce

January 30, 2017 By Abby Baumann - Leave a comment

For the last few years, the millennial labor force has dominated many HR conversations, but it’s important to note the new generation joining the workforce: Generation Z. Experts find that the needs and experiences of Generation Z are unique as...

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Certified Payroll Requirements | Forms, Reporting & Processing

January 27, 2017 By Abby Baumann - Leave a comment

The mere mention of the term “certified payroll” is enough to give many business owners, managers, and administrators a stress headache. Facing a certified payroll every week can be a grueling, teeth-gnashing experience, and it is a fact of life...

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Department of Labor Adjusts Labor Law Penalties for 2017

January 25, 2017 By Katie Badeusz - Leave a comment

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) has published a final rule adjusting for inflation the civil monetary penalties assessed for violations of a number of federal labor laws.

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