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IRS Releases Employee-Facing Publication about Tax Cut Law

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The IRS, in partnership with the American Payroll Association (APA), worked on Publication 5330 titled The New Tax Cut Law Will Impact Your 2018 Tax Return.

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FLSA Changes: FAQs

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The Department of Labor has released a new proposed rule to increase the minimum salary for exempt employees. Here are some common questions we’ve received. What are the new minimum salary levels, and when will they go up next?

New overtime rule proposed by DOL

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On March 7, the U.S. Department of Labor released a notice with an update on a highly-anticipated new overtime proposal since the last Obama Administration proposal that was stalled a few years ago.

Employees Required to Call in Before Shift Must Receive Pay

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Last week, a California Appeals Court ruled that requiring an employee call in two hours before a shift to see if they are needed must result in the employee receiving reporting time pay.

The 2019 PayScale Wage Index

No matter your industry, it's crucial that you stay up to date on the current compensation trends. The PayScale Index will let you do just that - it tracks quarterly changes in total cash compensation for full-time, private industry employees in 19 job categories. Get the report today, and start taking advantage of these crucial insights.

California State and Local Minimum Wages Going Up

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On January 1, 2019, the California minimum wage will be increasing at the state and local level in several cities. SB 3 , approved by Governor Jerry Brown back in 2016, mandates a $15.00

Are Association Health Plans an Appealing Option for Small Businesses?

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On June 21, the Employee Benefits Security Administration published the final regulation around Association Health Plans (AHPs) which allows small business and certain self-employed individuals to band together and expand their access to affordable health coverage for their employees.

7 Tips for a Successful Payroll Implementation

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There is no doubt that making a switch in payroll vendors and going through an implementation process is daunting. You are dealing with sensitive information that requires extreme attention to detail to ensure all employees get paid correctly, making the process even more intimidating.

What Is Culture, Anyway?

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Blog Courtesy of HR AnswerLink. When you belong to an organization, there’s usually a reason, right? Whether the organization is a business, club, or other group, something about it appealed to you, and you chose to associate yourself with it.

Four Keys to Improving Your Culture

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Blog Courtesy of HR AnswerLink. In the previous articles of the series on workplace culture, we showed you how to identify and evaluate your culture by examining the rules that govern behavior, the traditions that facilitate interactions, and people you employ.

The Key to Strategic HR: Process Automation

Do you want to automate your HR processes, but don’t know where to start? In this eBook, PeopleDoc explores which processes benefit the most from automation, and how an HR Service Delivery platform can help get things off the ground.

Are Continuous Background Checks on the rise?

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As companies continually seek to protect their brand, existing employees, and customers to avoid reputation and monetary damages, employers are starting to ramp up their background check policies in new ways.

California Minimum Wage Increases Approaching

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With the 2018 halfway mark upon us, we also approach the mid-year minimum wage increases scheduled to take effect July 1 throughout various cities and counties in California.

How to Evaluate Your Culture

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Blog Courtesy of HR AnswerLink. This article is the third part of our series on workplace culture. In the first installment, we explained that every organization has a culture, and every culture has three components—the organization’s rules, traditions, and people.

How to Increase Diversity in Your Recruiting and Hiring Process

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*Blog Courtesy of HR AnswerLink *. The recruiting and hiring process is supposed to select the best candidates while deterring unqualified job seekers from applying or advancing.

Simplify Your Background Check and Compliance Process

Staying compliant in your hiring process starts with a rock-solid background check process. Having a consistent program that documents compliance policies and mitigates risk is a necessity in today’s fast-paced hiring landscape. Join Curt Schwall, Vice President of Compliance and Regulatory Affairs at EBI, and learn what it takes to run a top-notch background check program that ensures you stay compliant.

How to Identify Your Culture

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Blog Courtesy of HR AnswerLink. This article is Part 2 of our series on workplace culture. In the first installment, we explained that every organization has a culture, and every culture has three components—the organization’s rules, traditions, and personalities.

Your Applicant Tracking System Needs to Handle this Hiring Trend

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As the year comes to an end, the start of a new year is a great time to be proactive and assess the growing needs and demands of a business. As businesses prosper, additional staff may be required. With the U.S. Unemployment Rate at an all-time low of 3.9

IRS Reverses 2018 HSA Family Contribution Limit

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Earlier this year, the IRS announced a reduction in the 2018 contribution limit of Health Savings Accounts (HSAs) linked to a family plan from $6,900 to $6,850. On April 26, however, the IRS announced that they’d by granting relief to taxpayers affected by the reduction in contribution.

Is Off-the-Clock Work Compensable or Not?

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The recent California Supreme Court ruling on the “Troester v. Starbucks” case has been stirring up discussion and debate and has left employers wondering how this could impact their organizations.

Humans and Bots: How to blend human skills and AI to build customer intimacy and drive growth

Speaker: Claire Beatty, Editorial Director - Asia, MIT Technology Review Insights

Join Genesys for this webinar to learn how leading companies are using blended AI to drive customer intimacy and revenue growth.

E-Verify Resumes Operations After Government Shutdown

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Earlier this week, the Department of Homeland Security announced that E-Verify has resumed operations following the government shutdown which commenced on December 22, 2018. The following notice was published on Monday, January 27: “E-Verify has resumed operations following the lapse in government appropriations.

5 Proposed Laws that Could Impact California Employers

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The final legislative deadlines for the Senate and Assembly are fast approaching before bills are submitted to the governor for review and approval. There have been several hundred legislative bills introduced in 2018 but the following five, if enacted, will directly impact employers in California.

5 ways a Benefits Administration System Eases the Burden

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In today’s fierce and tight labor market, the need to provide competitive employee benefits to recruit and retain top talent has become one of management’s top priorities.

IRS Reminds Employers About New Paid Leave Credit

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The 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, which was signed into law on December 22, 2017, included a new tax credit for employers who offer paid family and medical leave.

5 Culture Trends for 2019

As we approach 2019, major shifts in the work environment will continue to affect the ways companies do business. Companies that are looking to attract, engage, and retain top talent should leverage these trends to create workplaces where employees thrive.

The Employment Laws Every Growing Organization Should Know About

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*Blog Courtesy of HR AnswerLink *. Periods of growth are particularly exciting for small and midsize businesses, but they also bring new HR challenges. Along with adding employees—which may change the feel of your culture as well as your floorplan—your organization may become subject to federal and state laws that take effect once you have a certain number of employees.

New Form W-4 and Withholding Calculator are Here

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On February 28, the IRS announced the release of a new Form W-4 as well as an updated Withholding Calculator as part of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act passed in December, 2017. Although the IRS released the new tax tables mid-January in accordance with the recently passed law, the new Form W-4 has been […]. The post New Form W-4 and Withholding Calculator are Here appeared first on PAYDAY Workforce Solutions | Payroll Services | HR Support | Time Labor Management.

Small Business Week 2018

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National Small Business Week is currently underway, from April 29 to May 5. This yearly event is put on by the U.S. Small Business Administration and recognizes outstanding entrepreneurs and small business owners from all across the 50 states and U.S. territories. Various other organizations also participate by creating awareness and providing helpful resources including […].

Healthcare Rates are Expected to Increase in 2019

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A report by the Urban Institute concluded that 2019 insurance premiums, on average, will likely increase by 18.2% in 43 states. This news comes in the wake of President Trump passing a $1.3 trillion spending bill last week that left out benefit provisions which employers and individuals hoped would stabilize the healthcare marketplace. The repeal […].

Dice 2018 Recruitment Automation Report

Artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) technologies are rapidly changing the way many recruit and hire talent. Read Dice's first-ever Recruitment Automation Report to discover how you can employ new, cutting-edge technologies to source and hire tech talent faster.

Supreme Court Overtime Ruling Signals Favorable Shift to Employers

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A recent Supreme Court decision may signify a favorable shift for employers when it comes to overtime-related lawsuits. Throughout numerous overtime cases, the courts have historically leaned in favor of employees when interpreting the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), which protects nonexempt workers. Although employers always strive to remain FLSA compliant, there is always continual […].

IRS Lowers 2018 HSA Family Contribution Limit

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Early this March, the IRS announced a reduction of the 2018 contribution limit of health savings accounts (HSAs) linked to a family plan to $6,850, down from the $6,900 which was previously announced. This IRS recalculation occurred due to the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act that passed at the end of 2017 which now uses […]. The post IRS Lowers 2018 HSA Family Contribution Limit appeared first on PAYDAY Workforce Solutions | Payroll Services | HR Support | Time Labor Management.

New States With Paid Sick Leave Laws

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Although there currently are no federal requirements for employee paid sick leave, 9 states and Washington D.C. currently require paid sick leave. In 2011, the state of Connecticut was the first to require its employees be paid for sick leave if the company met certain requirements. Washington and Maryland are the most recent states who […]. The post New States With Paid Sick Leave Laws appeared first on PAYDAY Workforce Solutions | Payroll Services | HR Support | Time Labor Management.

Employee Experience Must Mirror the Customer Experience

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I can’t remember what event I was at, but I remember the comment, “Employees aren’t the same as customers.” It’s true, they aren’t the same. But today’s Time Well Spent from our friends at Kronos reminds us that, on some level, they do expect the same experiences. .

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How Recruiters Can Create a Predictable Candidate Pipeline

Even the most experienced recruiting professionals face challenges filling critical roles in their organizations from an inability to establish, nurture and grow a sustainable talent pipeline. Download this eBook to get a jump on sourcing and learn how to build a high performance recruiting pipeline.