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Ever heard the old adage “variety is the spice of life”? Well, the New York State Department of Labor has its own take on it – wage and hour compliance is the spice of employment law. Paying employees right in New York means understanding the nuances of a varied assortment of laws and interpretations: spread … Continue reading New York 7th Day Overtime – Paying It Right
Welcome to our Fall 2021 edition of Pay Matters, our roundup of all the payroll and compliance news that you must know. Stay informed and in compliance with our alerts and insights. US DOL Rescinds 2020 Joint-Employer Rule Effective September 28, 2021, the U.S. Department of Labor is rescinding the joint-employer final rule that was … Continue reading Pay Matters: Fall 2021
Hint Hint – Onboarding Begins the Minute You Make an Offer! According to Glassdoor, the average company in the United States spends around $4,000 to hire a new employee and takes up to 52 days to fill a position, with the obvious caveat that it all depends on the industry. To say the least, if you’re in the home care industry, which is known for having a particularly high turnover rate, recruiting and hiring a new caregiver is not only more complex but also requires … Continue reading Onboarding a Home Care Employee
Riddle: When might paying your home health aides in compliance with FLSA overtime requirements not be enough to protect you from penalties and damages in an overtime compliance audit? Answer: When your aides are working in California! If the above riddle leaves you stymied or dreading staying on top of California overtime rules, read on. … Continue reading California 6th and 7th Day Overtime – Paying It Right
Tracking COVID credits often feels like aiming at a moving target. But at Viventium, we keep the goal in your sights. That’s why we want to update you on the two latest COVID credit developments. The IRS released guidance on new qualifying reasons for federal paid time off (FFCRA) credits and a newly clarified restriction … Continue reading Have You Heard the Latest? What You Need to Know About the Changes to FFCRA and the ERC
I’m sure we can all remember receiving our first paycheck and thinking, “I don’t even know what all of these taxes are and where this money is going.” Chances are, if you worked outside of the world of home care, your paycheck was probably pretty simple and you were able to figure it out over … Continue reading The Power of the Paystub: Pay Transparency for Caregivers, Less Compliance Risk for Agencies
There has been significant turbulence and change since the start of COVID-19, affecting individuals, businesses, governments, cross-industry operations, and the skills that employees need to succeed in the workplace worldwide. The pandemic has accelerated further technological adoption in most companies as well as the ways we work, and the technologies we use are being redefined … Continue reading How Can Senior Care HR Leaders Use Data to Drive Change Within Their Facilities?
Welcome to our Summer 2021 edition of Pay Matters – our roundup of all the payroll and compliance news that you must know. Read on to stay informed and in compliance with relevant alerts and insights that matter most for your payroll. IRS Releases COBRA Guidance and Revised Form 7200 The IRS has released Notice … Continue reading Pay Matters: Summer 2021
There has been significant turbulence and change since the start of COVID-19, affecting individuals, businesses, governments, cross-industry operations, and the skills that employees need to succeed in the workplace worldwide. The pandemic has accelerated further technological adoption in most companies as well as the ways we work, and the technologies we use are being … Continue reading How HR Can Use Data to Drive Change Within Their Home Care or Home Health Agency
Summer is coming, and we all could use a little rest and relaxation after the last 16 months. It’s pretty clear that the pandemic has changed many things, from the way we work to the way we interact with and lead others. But it’s not like these were easy before; grasping the nuances of managing people is intricate and complicated. Now – more than ever – as work evolves and we transition the way that we lead, it’s good to stay on top of not only the newest techniques … Continue reading Books to Foster the Best Leader in You and Help You Manage Your Organization