“I’m sorry. You’re not eligible for a raise because you’ve already hit the top of your pay range.” When HR professionals and managers say this to employees, one of two things is going on: They believe that there’s no way to boost compensation. They are lying. Not lying about reaching the upper limit of a … Continue reading What to Do When People Reach the Top of Their Pay Range
Welcome to Pay Matters, our monthly roundup of all the payroll and compliance news that you must know. Stay informed and in compliance with our monthly payroll alerts and insights. New Jersey Expands Paid Family Leave Law On February 19, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy signed legislation expanding the state’s paid family leave program effective July … Continue reading Pay Matters! March 2019
How to prepare your new employee for their first day There’s so much to think about when you have a new employee starting. Who’s their mentor? What is their training program? How long will it take them to get up to speed? Then, of course, there’s the issue of compliance and the need to get … Continue reading Payroll Simplified: New Employee Forms
Forget about the Oscars, the Grammys, and all those other awards ceremonies. We’ve got something more exciting for you this awards season! It’s time to hand out the statues — OK, fine, there are no actual statues — for the worst payroll blunders. Welcome to this year’s Paystakes (get it? payroll? mistakes?), where the stakes could … Continue reading And the Award for the Worst Payroll Blunders Go To…
Welcome to Pay Matters, our monthly roundup of all the payroll and compliance news that you must know. Stay informed and in compliance with our monthly payroll alerts and insights. Overtime Changes May be on the Way 2019 may be the year that marks a major change to the current overtime rules. The US Department of … Continue reading Pay Matters! February, 2019
A payroll is a payroll is a payroll. Or is it? We’ve all heard HCM providers profess to be flexible with any industry and payroll. I’m sure you’ve listened to one – or all – of these claims before: “we customize payroll to meet your needs,” “simplify your payroll today,” “flexible payroll to suit your … Continue reading 3 Reasons Home Care Needs HCM in 2019
My grandparents used to tell stories of when they were young. I’m sure yours did too! It usually went something like this: Well when I was young, we didn’t have buses. We had to strap tennis rackets to our shoes and walk uphill in the snow to and from school each day. Sound familiar? So … Continue reading When is the Right Time to Outsource Payroll?
PTO – three little letters that carry so much meaning. After health insurance and more flexible hours, paid time off is one of the most important benefits to job seekers, according to a recent study from Fractl. It shouldn’t sound surprising since a decent paid time off policy contributes heavily to employees’ work-life balance. There … Continue reading PTO 101 for Employees
The best way to avoid allegations of workplace discrimination is to treat everyone equally, right? Even if you’re committing accidental discrimination without knowing it can result in a human resource nightmare. Wrong. Equal treatment can actually lead to claims of discrimination. In other words, sometimes the most well-meaning, or even seemingly inoffensive, efforts can backfire … Continue reading Are You Committing Accidental Discrimination?
As we’re getting ready for year-end, we want you to be ready too! We’ve got a ton of updates and important information for you. This is Pay Matters – the Year-End 2018 edition. FEDERAL PAYROLL UPDATES IRS Announces 2019 Pension Plan Limits and Other Amounts The 2019 limits on the exclusion for elective deferrals … Continue reading Pay Matters! Year-End 2018