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We do payroll, HR, timekeeping and more for employers all over the country from a small, rural town in Upstate New York. And we're constantly publishing articles and other resources to help business owners, HR managers or anyone that helps manage a workforce. Welcome to Payroll Country!

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Trump Signs Families First Coronavirus Response Act

on Mar 19, 2020 3:35:02 PM By | Complete Payroll | 0 Comments | Labor law Employees Human resources Benefits COVID-19
On Wednesday, March 19, 2020, President Trump signed the Families First Coronavirus Response Act that was passed by both the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives this week. Among other measures, the Act requires employers to provide paid leave for certain employees related to the COVID-19 pandemic. The bill is set to take effect on April 2, 2020. We have provided an overview of the provisions here.
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How to Determine Pay Frequency

on Mar 16, 2020 9:29:52 PM By | Complete Payroll | 0 Comments | Employees Payroll
  You can't pay your people without first determining their pay frequency. To be clear,  what is pay frequency? Pay frequency is how often an employee receives a paycheck from you, the employer.
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EEOC Guidance for Employers During a Pandemic

on Mar 16, 2020 1:28:12 PM By | Complete Payroll | 1 Comment | Labor law Employees Human resources COVID-19
The spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) has employers rightly concerned about how to handle threats of contagion in the workplace. Along with those worries come concerns about violating other laws in the process of trying to keep the workplace safe. Specifically, the ADA comes to mind; if we send someone home who appears sick, have we then discriminated against someone with a disability? Thankfully, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has answered a number of common questions that employers are asking. We've pulled out those we think are most relevant, below, but the full EEOC Pandemic Preparedness webpage can be found here.
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10 Answers for Employers Navigating the Coronavirus

on Mar 16, 2020 1:19:00 PM By | Complete Payroll | 0 Comments | Labor law Employees Human resources Time and labor COVID-19
Employers are facing an unprecedented challenge navigating COVID-19. As the virus spreads, it is generating fear and uncertainty. Employers need clear answers they can trust. They want to know how they can protect their employees, what their obligations are under the law, and what steps they may need to take if the situation gets worse. We've put together this FAQ in the hope that it helps you manage this challenge and adapt to the circumstances ahead.
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How Good Human-Resource Managers Develop Their Work Teams

on Mar 16, 2020 7:00:00 AM By | Complete Payroll | 0 Comments | Employees Human resources Human Capital Management
A work team is a group of specialized employees, usually with hand-chosen expertise and skillsets, that is set apart from the rest of the company and dedicated to the accomplishment of a single goal or the maintenance of a single function.
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How a Workplace Philanthropy Culture Can Revolutionize Your HR

on Mar 12, 2020 10:53:00 AM By | Complete Payroll | 0 Comments | Employees Human resources Human Capital Management
The typical worker spends 13 years and two months of their life on the job, which is why most people expect to feel a sense of identity, purpose and fulfillment from their role in the workplace.
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Wage Board Investigating Overtime Thresholds for NY Farm Workers

on Mar 10, 2020 4:37:48 PM By | Complete Payroll | 0 Comments | Labor law Employees Salaries Human resources
The New York State Department of Labor (DOL) has convened a wage board to hold hearings, investigate and make recommendations on the overtime work threshold for farm laborers working in New York State.
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All About Human-Resources Data Analytics

on Mar 9, 2020 10:43:04 AM By | Complete Payroll | 0 Comments | Human resources Human Capital Management
Analytics will likely play a large role in the future of human resources. Data analytics are already a valuable tool in the HR utility kit and can help optimize businesses in a number of ways.
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PeopleWork 12 - Melissa Wilson on Telemedicine as an Employee Benefit

on Feb 20, 2020 10:46:10 AM By | Complete Payroll | 0 Comments | PeopleWork
In this episode of PeopleWork, we had the pleasure of sitting down with Melissa Wilson from EZAccessMD to discuss Telemedicine as an employee benefit. Enjoy!   Watch the Video
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Potential Penalties Involved in PBJ Reporting and How to Avoid Them

on Feb 20, 2020 7:00:00 AM By | Complete Payroll | 0 Comments | Affordable Care Act Labor law Payroll Human resources
We’ve written extensively on the importance of the Payroll-Based Journal program, and the accuracy of your reporting. Today we’ll talk about some of the potential penalties involved with mistakes in reporting.
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