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Skilled Labor Workers

6 Tips for Recruiting in the World of Skilled Labor Shortages

While a low unemployment rate can create a great boost for the economy and thus strong business growth, for many employers it also translates to trouble in finding enough workers to keep up with growing business demands.  After decades of pushing would-be workers entering the workforce toward a career paths… Read More


Employer Questions 2018 W4

The 2018 IRS Form W-4 Has Been Released. Now What Should Employers Do?

On February 28th, the IRS released the much-anticipated Form W-4 for 2018.  The updated form incorporates changes based upon the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act legislation passed in December 2017 with a number of provisions that went into effect January 1, 2018, including an overhaul of the withholding tax… Read More


OSHA Accident Free Workplace

How Safe is Your Workplace? It’s Time to Tell OSHA.

Most private employers with 10 or more employees who do not fall within a low risk industry (click here for a list of industries partially exempt from recordkeeping) are required to maintain records of any and all work-related illnesses or injuries using OSHA Form 301: Injury and… Read More


Inclement Weather Policy

Inclement Weather Policy: Make Sure You Don’t Get Snowed!

After the East Coast faced down the “bomb cyclone”and polar vortex and with more storms on the horizon throughout the US, many employers are fielding questions from managers and employees about whether or not their company has an inclement weather policy and when they will be closed for business. If… Read More

Payroll Tax Calculation

2018 Upcoming Legislative Changes Affecting Payroll Tax Calculation

As is often the case when we turn the page to a new calendar year, new laws and regulations take effect that dictate how payroll taxes (also known as withholding taxes) are calculated.  Below are some of the upcoming changes that will become effective in the new year: Federal Legislative… Read More

Employee Scheduling Software

Time to Shift Away from Employee Scheduling Nightmares

One of the greatest points of contention for employers and employees alike in industries with multi-shift workdays like retail, hospitality, healthcare and manufacturing is the weekly work schedule.  It requires a fine act of balancing staff skills and availability with sales, production and/or service peaks and lulls to ensure sufficient… Read More