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Understanding State Minimum Wage Increases

Updated March 29, 2020.

This blog post reflects the current state and local minimum wages in effect as of January 1, 2021, as well as future enacted increases. Read on to prepare to update your payroll and learn what you need to know.

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Imminent Changes to New Federal Overtime Laws

After the recent management shift at the Department of Labor, experts are encouraging businesses to prepare sooner than later for upcoming changes to...

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5 Ways to Simplify the Onboarding Process

Managing an active HR office is demanding work on a typical day. When a new employee arrives for orientation, an already-hectic day gets a bit...

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Top 3 Payroll Issues That Harm Your Bottom Line

Employees depend on your payroll system to be concise and on time every pay cycle, but avoiding issues is not always easy. Business owners—especially...

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4 Reasons Why You Need a Formal Onboarding Process

Every new employee wants to make a strong impression on their first day. The HR team plays a key role in setting each new worker on the right track...

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5 Things to Know Before Disciplining or Terminating an Employee

Supporting a strong team of employees can be just as challenging as finding a new candidate. Even top employees can steer off course and require...

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The Cost of Manual Timekeeping: 7 Ways it's Hurting Your Bottom Line

Accurate timekeeping is undoubtedly one of the top ways to ensure your company’s financial health. Small errors, even those that affect several...

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How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Cloud

Making the Connection Between Data, the Cloud, and Cybersecurity

How many of these situations are familiar?

  • You write down a password so you won’t...
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What Is Workplace Culture and How Do We Get It?

What is Workplace Culture?

Culture is the learned behavior, norms, and routines a group of people share. Sometimes it’s more of a feeling or...
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10 Team-Building Strategies for Every Type of Office

Great management is just as much about guiding your employees as it is about inspiring them to come together. Team building activities help coworkers...

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FSA vs. HSA: What's the Difference?

Attracting and retaining the best employees goes beyond competitive pay. In the modern job market, employees set out to achieve work-life balance...

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Is Fair Work Scheduling In Your Future?

You don’t need a crystal ball to see the latest trend in employment law today: Fair work scheduling. Also called predictive scheduling, it means...

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Keep Your 2018 Tax Return Handy! Now’s the Best Time to Plan for Next Year.

How did your 2018 taxes turn out? Hopefully you were able to check withholding allowances and make any needed adjustments to avoid a tax liability....

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Coping with Unemployment Benefit Claims

No one enjoys employee termination: there’s bad news to deliver, unpleasant and awkward conversations to notify coworkers, paperwork to sign and...

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eLearning for Onboarding: How to Engage and Inform New Hires with Online Training Tools

You probably know that onboarding correlates to employee retention. In fact, according to Wynham Group research, new employees who went through a...

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Are My Seasonal Employees Entitled to Overtime?

Facts about the FLSA, state requirements, and OT exemptions

Is hiring seasonal employees part of your strategy for surviving your busy season?...

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Making Sense of Industry 4.0

You’ve probably heard of Industry 4.0, the Fourth Industrial Revolution. Often accompanied by tech buzzwords about optimizing production, becoming...

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Employee Experience Underlies These 5 HR Topics to Watch in 2019

In 2019 improving employee experience will top many organizations’ to-do lists. When you think of the resources companies devote to studying and...

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14 Work-themed Holidays to Observe in 2019

 

As you wrap up 2018 and look ahead to 2019, be sure to check out these work-related, unofficial holidays. They can be a fun way to interact with...
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