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Rehiring in the time of COVID-19: Best Practices for Employers

Some companies are in the midst of rehiring employees laid off due to the pandemic, and for others that’s still in the future. Either way, as you...

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A guide to employer tax credits in FFCRA and the CARES Act

You’ve probably weathered many changes to your company and staffing recently. And that includes staying compliant with new legislation that requires...

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Exempt vs Non-exempt: FLSA Final Rule Announced

If you’re like many employers, you’ve been following the developments about the DOL’s long-anticipated final rule regarding overtime eligibility. The...

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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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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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2019

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Ready or Not, 2019 is Almost Here!

It might be hard to believe, but 2018 is drawing to a close. Right now your company may be preparing for a slow-down during the holiday season,...

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Does Employee Training Time Affect Payroll?

In 2017, on average, “employees received 47.6 hours of training per year, nearly 4 hours more than last year,” reports the magazine Training. ...
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FMLA: Are You Covered? Are Your Employees Eligible?

Work-life balance is a popular topic. Many employers realize their employees need time for hobbies, family and personal matters, and just a break...

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End Your HR Year by Setting Up 2018 for Success

Ask anyone who works in human resources about the signs of autumn - chances are, leaf colors and pumpkin spice beverages aren't at the top of the...

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Hiring Minors? Follow These 5 Best Practices

In October 2015, 23.7% of US high school students age 16-19 had jobs. Where are these young people working? According to Bureau of Labor Statistics...

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FLSA 101 Update: A New Administration May Not Mean a New Rule

The Fair Labor Standard Act (FLSA) final rule on overtime was to take effect on December 1, 2016. Last fall, we explained the changes and gave some...

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21 States Will Increase Minimum Wage in 2017

Although anticipated FLSA overtime rule changes have been put on hold, almost half of the United States will increase their state minimum wages in...

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Keeping up with Changing Compliance Requirements

There were a few important alerts announced this month that change federal compliance for human resource management that may affect your company. We...

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FLSA 101 UPDATED: Surviving the New Overtime Rules

It's been a strange few months. As we told you in July, FLSA changes are on their way. But these changes seem to be, well, changing.  Here are the...

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FLSA 101: The Basics on Surviving the New Overtime Rules

 

You've probably heard a lot lately about the FLSA rule changes. I know we've blogged about it (along with many others). We've also heard that the...

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Don't Miss the Work Opportunity Tax Credit

Ever wonder how you can save money for your company? Here's one way, in four words: Work Opportunity Tax Credit. If you aren't getting it, you're...

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Exempt or Non-Exempt? The Rules are Changing

Did you know the Department of Labor (DOL) has proposed some big changes to the Fair Labor Standards Act? You need to be ready for these changes, as...

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