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How to Simplify Prevailing Wage and Certified Payroll Workflows for Successful Compliance

September 09, 2019 By Emma Smith - Leave a comment

If you’re in construction, you undoubtedly know that successfully fulfilling federally funded public work projects means meeting labor-intensive compliance requirements. At the heart of it: prevailing wage and certified payroll rules. It can be...

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Filed Under: Compliance, Human Capital Management, Payroll & Tax, Construction

How to Comply with Salary History Bans—Here, There, and Everywhere

September 06, 2019 By Julie Kramer - Leave a comment

Tracking salary history bans is like playing a game of Whac-a-Mole. As soon as you master the law in one jurisdiction, another one pops up. To date, 18 states and 19 counties and cities have passed these laws, which prohibit employers from...

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Filed Under: Compliance, HR News, Payroll & Tax

The Pros and Cons of Pay Transparency

August 30, 2019 By Emma Smith - Leave a comment

If you’re feeling the pressure of the pay transparency debate, you aren’t alone. As a result of tight labor markets, many employers are reevaluating their value proposition to employees and candidates, leading some to conclude they should no...

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Filed Under: Compliance, Workforce Management, Payroll & Tax

HR, Payroll & Workforce Management Best Practices for Staffing Agencies

July 31, 2019 By Emma Smith - Leave a comment

Managing essential HR functions such as benefits administration, time tracking, and payroll can be a real challenge for staffing agencies. Due to the ever-changing nature of both your industry and temporary workforce, you’ve likely witnessed...

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Filed Under: Human Capital Management, Time Tracking, Mobile, Staffing, Payroll & Tax

Payroll Compliance Checklist: Your Guide To Not Getting Sued

July 16, 2019 By Emma Smith - Leave a comment

There's no shortage of struggles when it comes to payroll. For most employers, it falls on them to withhold, deposit, report, and pay federal employment taxes for their employees correctly. But without guidance, you run the risk of missing...

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Filed Under: Compliance, Payroll & Tax

For Staffing Companies: How to Evaluate Payroll Software

July 09, 2019 By Julie Kramer - Leave a comment

Staffing companies are in the business of keeping people happy. They need to keep their clients happy, or clients will take their business elsewhere. They also need to keep their employees happy, or workers won’t be productive and won’t stick...

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Filed Under: Human Capital Management, Workforce Management, Staffing, Payroll & Tax

Cannabis Series: Banking for an "Unbankable" Industry

June 12, 2019 By Emma Smith - Leave a comment

If you’re in the cannabis industry and have yet to find a bank willing to partner with your operations, you aren’t alone. Thousands of distributors and growers are still operating on a cash-only basis, managing payroll, sales, and income taxes...

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Filed Under: Payroll & Tax, Cannabis

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

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

The Ultimate Guide to Payroll Companies and How to Choose the Best One

April 30, 2019 By Emma Smith - Leave a comment

Payroll companies can provide you with the means to simplify workforce management while helping you reduce costs and retain visibility across your entire workforce. Working with the right payroll company can give your business what it needs to...

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Filed Under: Payroll & Tax