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Employers beware of new Form I-9 scam

on Nov 8, 2017 8:41:04 AM By | Complete Payroll | 0 Comments | Labor law Employees Payroll
Many employers are receiving scam emails that appear to be coming from United States Citizenship and Immigration Services requesting Form I-9 information - even though employers are not required to submit I-9 Forms to USCIS.
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How exit interviews can help you increase employee retention

on Nov 1, 2017 9:02:00 AM By | Complete Payroll | 0 Comments | Employees Human resources
The exit interview is a conversation with a departing employee about their time at the company and the reason for their departure. It’s completely optional, but some employers conduct them to learn about workplace issues they may want to address. Exit interviews can shine a light on toxic management practices, hostile work environments, departmental conflict, and employee concerns that haven’t been shared with management or HR. They’re often more informative than regular check-ins because departing employees have little to lose in being candid. Exit interviews are only useful, however, if you’re willing to act on the information you receive. 
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It's scary how much Americans spend on Halloween

on Oct 30, 2017 11:17:42 AM By | Complete Payroll | 0 Comments | Employees
Halloween is the night where we can all be whoever and whatever we want to be. But, Halloween comes with a cost. Marking 55 days until Christmas, Halloween is the kickoff for the nation's end-of-year holiday shopping spree.
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Understanding how COBRA works

on Oct 30, 2017 7:24:00 AM By | Complete Payroll | 0 Comments | Employees Benefits
Losing their jobs can be a big financial hit for employees, but losing health benefits can be catastrophic. But the U.S. government has passed the Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act, commonly called COBRA, which gives some terminated workers the right to temporarily – for 18 months – continue participating in their former employer's group health plan.
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NYC employers can no longer ask applicants about salary history

on Oct 13, 2017 2:42:36 PM By | Complete Payroll | 0 Comments | Labor law Employees Salaries Human resources
In May, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio signed Intro. 1253 into law, which prohibits all employers from inquiring about a prospective employee’s salary history. Beginning October 31, 2017, New York City employers may not do the following:
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Are your employees having an office romance?

on Oct 11, 2017 6:11:00 AM By | Complete Payroll | 0 Comments | Employees Human resources
Many employers are taking a hard look at workplace romances — that's what the Society for Human Resource Management discovered in its Workplace Romance survey of HR professionals. More than twice as many employers — 42 percent — have written or verbal policies on office romances than in 2005, when the rate was 20 percent. The survey canvassed 380 HR professionals July 9-26 in 2013.
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How to get your staff to work better as a team

on Oct 9, 2017 7:00:00 AM By | Complete Payroll | 0 Comments | Employees Human resources
You may have good employees who are simply not working together well. This is a serious problem, and you can't grow until you address it. Here's how to get started.
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Paying Employees Following Hurricanes Harvey & Irma: What Employers Must Understand

on Oct 3, 2017 12:50:17 PM By | Guest Contributor | 0 Comments | Labor law Employees Payroll Time and labor
Today we're featuring a guest post from our timekeeping partner, Swipeclock. We thought it was an excellent analysis of how employers should be paying their employees following a natural disaster. You can find the original article link here.
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How to handle court-ordered wage garnishments

on Sep 29, 2017 6:44:00 AM By | Complete Payroll | 0 Comments | Employees Payroll
When wages are garnished, an employer must withhold a portion of a person's earnings for the payment of a debt. Most garnishments are made under a local court order that creditors file a few months after debtors fall behind on payments.
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Payroll and budgeting for seasonal construction jobs

on Sep 25, 2017 7:06:00 AM By | Complete Payroll | 0 Comments | Employees Payroll Human resources Time and labor
Although the construction industry can be quite profitable, it does have a major drawback: in areas where the winter season prevents construction projects from getting started, teams of workers and even entire construction firms have to be extremely careful when it comes to managing their budgets and making sure they don't come out short in January or February.
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