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Do You Need to Pay Your Intern? New DOL Guidelines

January 17, 2018 By Amber Tenuta - Leave a comment

When it comes to paying your employees, it’s important to use best practices for compliance but with many different minimum wage and overtime pay requirements factored in, it can quickly become complicated. When you add part time interns into the...

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Filed Under: Compliance, HR News

10 Questions to Ask When Evaluating Payroll Systems

January 15, 2018 By Amber Tenuta - Leave a comment

If your company wrestles with the same frustrating payroll problems every single pay period, it’s time to see what else is out there. Because when it comes to payroll systems, employers have a dizzying number of options. So, where to start? These...

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Filed Under: Compliance, Human Capital Management

6 Things to Look for in a Performance Management System

December 08, 2017 By Amber Tenuta - Leave a comment

According to a number of industry surveys, many employers are eager to upgrade their performance management systems. They’ve concluded that their existing systems—which often revolve heavily around annual performance reviews—are both laborious...

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Filed Under: Compliance, Human Capital Management, Employee Benefits

Workforce Compliance: 4 Common Wage and Hour Pitfalls

November 08, 2017 By Amber Tenuta - Leave a comment

As many HR professionals already know – it can become easy to lose track of state compliance laws that go beyond federal standards. Companies can fall into major problems if they fail to pay their employees for all compensable work time.

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Payroll Outsourcing 101: What You Need to Know Before Making a Decision

October 03, 2017 By Amber Tenuta - Leave a comment

For many businesses, outsourcing payroll is an attractive alternative to in-house payroll processing. When you choose the right provider, a payroll service can be a simpler, less expensive way to pay your employees, file your taxes, and perform...

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7 Reasons to Move to a Cloud Based Payroll System

September 19, 2017 By Amber Tenuta - Leave a comment

Contemplating a move to a cloud based payroll system? You’re not alone. More and more companies are switching from on-premise HR software applications to cloud-based Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) solutions.

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Filed Under: Compliance, Human Capital Management, Employee Benefits

How to Reduce Your Workers’ Compensation Costs

June 16, 2017 By Katie Badeusz - Leave a comment

Rising workers’ compensation costs are among many employers’ greatest concerns, as big-dollar claims continue to mount.

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2018 ACA Required Contribution Percentages Released by the IRS

June 05, 2017 By Jordann Donskey - Leave a comment

Guidance Affects ACA's Premium Tax Credit & Individual Mandate Provisions

Consistent with prior guidance, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has announced adjustments to the required contribution percentages that will be used in 2018 to determine...

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Filed Under: Compliance

Ban on Salary History Questions Approved by New York City Mayor

The Trend to Ban Salary History Questions Continues

It will no longer be legal for employers in New York City to ask salary history questions of job applicants. New York City has approved a ban on salary history questions in interviews. This will...

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Beware of These Common Wage & Hour Compliance Errors

April 25, 2017 By Abby Baumann - Leave a comment

It’s no secret that wage and hour lawsuits are on the rise, and have been for over a decade. Luckily, there are steps employers can take to protect their companies against wage and hour litigation. But in order to fix these mistakes, you must...

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