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How to handle employees with attendance issues

on Dec 4, 2017 8:00:00 AM By | Complete Payroll | 0 Comments | Employees Time and labor
Attendance problems - not a situation a manager wants to face, but a situation a manager can handle quickly and successfully.
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When is it Time to Pay for Travel Time?

on Nov 20, 2017 7:00:00 AM By | Complete Payroll | 0 Comments | Payroll Human resources Time and labor
How to properly pay for travel time can be very confusing. Whether or not an employer needs to compensate a non-exempt employee for travel time depends much on the type of travel involved. In general, keep in mind the following four rules-of-thumb regarding employee travel:
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What Is a Payroll-Based Journal?

on Oct 6, 2017 6:20:00 AM By | Complete Payroll | 0 Comments | Labor law Payroll Time and labor
High-quality nursing homes, long-term care homes, and other skilled nursing facilities recognize that their staff is one of their most important assets. It is no surprise to nursing facility management that there are connections between staff satisfaction and patient care. CMS (shorthand for the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid) even considers staffing as one of the three major components of their Five-Star Quality Rating System, along with health inspections and quality measures.
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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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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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How to strategically manage vacation requests

on Sep 19, 2017 9:48:32 AM By | Complete Payroll | 0 Comments | Employees Human resources Time and labor
You want to support employees by providing the opportunity for work/life harmony, but you also have customers to service and a business to run. Sometimes it is difficult to juggle multiple vacation requests around popular vacation times, especially during the summer months and other holiday times throughout the year. Below we have provided a few tips, suggestions and best practices to help you strike the right balance based on your organization’s typical activity model. 
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New York City passes a new predictive scheduling law

on Sep 11, 2017 7:00:00 AM By | Complete Payroll | 0 Comments | Employees Payroll Time and labor
New York City has joined San Francisco, Emeryville, Seattle and the State of Oregon in passing predictive scheduling laws, which require certain employers to give employees a minimum amount of advance notice of their work schedule. 
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Overtime rule changes doubling minimum salary threshold officially dead

on Sep 6, 2017 6:37:26 PM By | Complete Payroll | 5 Comments | Labor law Payroll Time and labor
Remember when the Department of Labor planned to double the overtime salary threshold? It would have qualified millions of workers as non-exempt, meaning they'd have to be paid overtime for any hours worked over 40 in a given week. Well, those rule changes are now officially dead.
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Timekeeping feature: Text notifications for managers

on Aug 14, 2017 10:16:45 AM By | Complete Payroll | 0 Comments | Employees Time and labor
We've published a lot of content about timekeeping and employee scheduling. Most of that content has focused on industry best practices and general suggestions. You can click here to find a list of articles that focus on time and labor. This article is meant to expose an important feature most time and attendance managers don't even know about.
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Employee scheduling tips you can apply immediately

on Jun 20, 2017 12:00:09 PM By | Complete Payroll | 0 Comments | Employees Time and labor
Scheduling employees properly is yet another opportunity to increase your bottom line. It costs more to recruit and train new workers than it does to take care of the good ones you already have. So we've got some employee scheduling tips to help all the managers out there.
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