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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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5 HR Tips for Restaurant Owners

on Jan 21, 2019 7:00:00 AM By | Complete Payroll | 0 Comments | Human resources Employees
A restaurant is made up of a number of components. You have the kitchen staff who prepare the meals. Your host is the first impression of the patrons. The wait staff provide both the customer service and internal communications. And, of course, strong management is the glue that holds it all together. When you're planning your restaurant's HR management structure, what does that look like? Here are some ideas to get you started:
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How Employee Handbooks Help You Avoid Legal Headaches

on Jan 18, 2019 7:00:00 AM By | Complete Payroll | 0 Comments | Human resources Labor law
There are around 100,000 Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) discrimination charges filed each year. A single discrimination lawsuit can cost a company hundreds of thousands of dollars in defense expenses and settlement or jury awards. In addition to the monetary cost, there are the significant impacts to business operations due to a workforce that is distracted by the litigation and the internal upheaval it brings with it, a loss of employee morale and the damage of the employer’s reputation in the community. An up-to-date, compliant handbook is a viable first line of defense against huge litigation costs.
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Should My Business Consider Offering a Flexible Spending Account?

on Jan 7, 2019 7:00:00 AM By | Complete Payroll | 0 Comments | Affordable Care Act
About 74% of large employers and 23% of small businesses offer Flexible Spending Accounts for their employees’ health care. FSAs are a welcome addition to a company’s benefits package, helping employees feel that the company is invested in their good health.
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The ACA and Workplace Wellness Programs: What You Should Know

on Jan 4, 2019 7:00:00 AM By | Complete Payroll | 2 Comments | Affordable Care Act Human resources Employees
More than 45% of Americans have at least one chronic health condition, and 60% face the health concerns of being overweight or obese. This means your employees need help with their health care, and you’re in a position to provide that support.
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Does My Small Business Need to Worry About ACA Compliance?

on Jan 3, 2019 11:15:37 AM By | Complete Payroll | 0 Comments | Affordable Care Act
There are more than 27 million small businesses in the U.S., depending on how you define “small.” The Small Business Administration (SBA) defines it as any actively-operating company with 500 employees or fewer. But their definition has changed many times over the years.
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When Managers are Uncomfortable Communicating with Their Employees: How to Help

on Dec 31, 2018 1:46:00 PM By | Complete Payroll | 0 Comments | Employees Human resources Human Capital Management
If uncomfortable managers avoid giving feedback, offering praise, showing vulnerability, providing direction, or communicating in general, they’re not helping the bottom line.
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Promoting an Employee to Management: Things to Consider

on Dec 27, 2018 1:35:43 PM By | Complete Payroll | 2 Comments | Employees Human resources Human Capital Management
  The decision to promoting an exceptional employee to management is as complicated as it is exciting.
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PeopleWork 08 - Shane Edrington on Payday Advances

on Dec 20, 2018 8:48:48 AM By | Complete Payroll | 1 Comment | PeopleWork Benefits
In this episode of PeopleWork, we are joined by Shane Edrington from ZayZoon to discuss the emerging trend of payday advances and how employers can take advantage of new technology to offer this unique benefit to their employees. Watch the conversation or read the full transcript below.
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Court Ruling on ACA Has No Immediate Impact on Employers

on Dec 19, 2018 9:20:23 AM By | Complete Payroll | 1 Comment | Affordable Care Act
Last Friday, a federal judge in Texas ruled that the entirety of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) was unconstitutional due to changes made to the tax code last year. He said, in short, that eliminating the individual tax penalty made the whole law unworkable. 
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NYS Minimum Wage Increases Take Effect on December 31, 2018

on Dec 18, 2018 10:18:51 AM By | Complete Payroll | 0 Comments | Salaries Employees Payroll Labor law
Employers in New York are subject to different minimum wages based on where employees perform work, and whether or not they work in fast food. All minimum wage increases take effect on December 31, 2018. 
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