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Wage and Hour Mistakes to Avoid: Overtime and Tips

By / May 5, 2015 / Employment Law No Comments

The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) became law as part of the New Deal. It establishes a minimum wage and requires employees to be paid overtime at one and a half times the regular rate for hours worked in excess of 40 in a week. The FLSA and state laws regulate overtime pay, minimum wage record-keeping and more for almost […]

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Why You Need to Pay Attention to Changes in Payroll Laws

By / January 13, 2015 / Uncategorized No Comments

With the new year comes new payroll laws, and it’s past time for you to ensure your company’s payroll settings are up to date. Tax rates and other policies often change on Jan. 1, so the beginning of the year can be a treacherous time for employers that don’t stay on top of payroll laws. If you run your own […]

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Why Employees Need to Read Their Pay Stubs

By / December 16, 2014 / Uncategorized No Comments

After the first couple of exciting weeks on a new job, getting a paycheck or a pay stub can turn into a routine event that employees start to ignore. If payroll is done through direct deposit, some employees may not even open the envelopes their stubs are sent in or bother to get online and check digital pay stubs. But […]

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HR Outsourcing News Roundup: Payroll Services Edition

By / November 13, 2014 / Uncategorized No Comments

Payroll is one of the biggest, most important functions in accounting and HR. It’s something every employer must handle and it’s not a duty that can wait until later. If your employees weren’t concerned with their checks, they’d be called volunteers. Depending on the size and complexity of your organization, payroll may be a full-sized, in-house department, a single full-time […]

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HR Outsourcing News Roundup: Payroll Edition

By / September 25, 2014 / Uncategorized No Comments

Payroll is often one of the biggest minefields a business has to deal with — and one no employer can avoid — regardless of its size. Between constantly changing laws and regulations, making sure taxes are handled appropriately, and watching out for errors and fraud, payroll administration can be a full-time job and a full-time headache — even at a […]

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