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Why 2017 Will Be the Year of Human Resources

As unemployment rates steadily decline and skilled worker shortages are on the rise, workforce rules and regulations continually are in flux and companies are looking to blend the culture of their shrinking baby-boomer employee base with Generations X-Z and incoming millennials, the vital role played by Human Resources in ensuring a… Read More

Section 125 Pre-Tax

What is a Section 125 Plan, Anyway? And How Does It Affect Our Payroll?

Clients frequently contact us to report that they are implementing a new benefit plan that will require voluntary deductions from employee paychecks as part of their payroll processing services. When something like this comes up, we ask clients should this deduction be pre-tax or post-tax? Almost invariably, they advise that it should be a… Read More

Employment Laws

Labor and Employment Law Basics

All employers need to be aware of the labor laws and be in compliance with all payroll, employee time tracking and other labor rules. The cost of non-compliance can be quite steep. The information provided in this article attempts to create awareness of some of the more… Read More

Payroll Processing

Gain Your Competitive Advantage through Outsourced Payroll

Most companies exist for a specific reason – because they are uniquely able to produce a product or deliver a service that there is demand for. As business evolves, new industries are created when the market demand for a service is broad enough to motivate one or more companies to… Read More


Year End Preparation

It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Year-End

I hope that 2016 has been a productive and successful year for you and your organization. It certainly has been an interesting one, and it looks like we can expect more of the same (“interesting-ness”) in 2017. If nothing else, I think that it would… Read More

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What’s Going to Happen with the US DOL and Overtime Regulations?

Last Thursday, the US Department of Labor filed a motion for an expedited briefing of its appeal of the injunction that was put in place to prevent the new overtime rules from going into effect, which were scheduled to become effective on December 1, 2016. As a reminder, earlier this… Read More

Overtime

Your Nonprofit May Not Need to Comply with FLSA

Earlier this year, the US DOL issued new regulations, effectively doubling (from $455 per week to $913 per week) the wage threshold at which an employee might be considered exempt from the Overtime rules of the Fair Labor Standards Act. Last week, a Federal judge in Texas issued an injunction,… Read More

Employee Termination

Best Practices for Terminating Employees

Sooner or later, every small business manager must face the task of terminating an employee. This is a task that can be unpleasant at a minimum and dangerously expensive if not handled carefully. You must remember that there are laws that provide employees with rights that you must not violate. Read More