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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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All About the Payroll-Based Journal’s Five-Star Quality Rating System

on Feb 17, 2020 7:00:00 AM By | Complete Payroll | 0 Comments | Affordable Care Act Labor law Payroll Human resources
It’s important that families who place their loved ones in nursing homes and the nursing home residents themselves can rest assured in the quality of care they receive. That’s why, in 2008, the CMS Nursing Home Compare site was upgraded with a five-star-based rating system to measure the quality of all nursing homes that participate in the Medicare and Medicaid programs. 
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What information is required in your ACA Payroll-Based Journal? 

on Feb 13, 2020 7:00:00 AM By | Complete Payroll | 0 Comments | Affordable Care Act Labor law Payroll Human resources
The Center for Medicaid and Medicare Services gathers information about staff employed at skilled nursing facilities (SNF) in order to measure the caliber of treatment and care that patients and residents receive and how often the facility experiences staff turnover. 
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How to Submit My ACA Payroll-Based Journal

on Feb 11, 2020 7:00:00 AM By | Complete Payroll | 1 Comment | Affordable Care Act Labor law Payroll Human resources
Without the passion and commitment of the people who keep them running day in and day out, no nursing home would thrive. The Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services agrees with this, and that’s what payroll-based journal reporting is all about.
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2020 Updates to New York Paid Family Leave Act

on Nov 6, 2019 7:00:00 AM By | Complete Payroll | 0 Comments | Labor law Payroll Human resources
New York's Paid Family Leave Act was a major piece of workplace legislation when it was passed in 2017 and formally rolled out on January 1, 2018. For the first time ever, employers in New York State were given the ability to take paid, job-protected leave to bond with a newborn child, to care for a sick relative and/or to prepare for active duty military deployment. When it was initially rolled out, employees could take up to 8 weeks of leave paid at 50% of their salary, capped at the state average weekly wage. But those benefits have been scheduled to increase annually over a period of 4 years. Here is an overview of the updates to the law that will take effect on January 1, 2020.
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What The New FLSA Overtime Exemption Rules Mean For You

on Oct 29, 2019 7:00:00 AM By | Complete Payroll | 0 Comments | Labor law Employees Payroll Human resources Time and labor
On the very first day of 2020, a brand new set of rules regarding overtime pay will go into effect for businesses in the United States (at least for those in the primary 50 states). In addition, there will be new pay thresholds for the overtime exemption (the rule that allows employers to skip paying overtime to employees who are considered well-enough compensated).
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Updates To the FSLA Exemptions For Certain Employees

on Oct 28, 2019 7:00:00 AM By | Complete Payroll | 0 Comments | Labor law Payroll Human resources Time and labor
The federal overtime provisions are part of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), and ensure that (unless an employee is exempt) an employer must legally pay an employee at an overtime rate not less than 1.5 times the regular rate-of-pay whenever they work more than 40 hours in a workweek.
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What Is The Overtime Employee Duties Test And How Is It Satisfied? 

on Oct 25, 2019 7:00:00 AM By | Complete Payroll | 0 Comments | Labor law Employees Payroll Time and labor
In our previous articles, we’ve spent some time talking about the employee overtime threshold -- the mandate by the United States Department of Labor that if an employee makes above a certain amount they can be exempted from the Fair Labor Standards Act’s overtime pay rules.
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About The DOL’s Proposed Updates To The Definition Of “Regular Rate”

on Oct 24, 2019 9:09:00 AM By | Complete Payroll | 0 Comments | Labor law Payroll Time and labor
Last March, the United States Department of Labor proposed an amendment to the Fair Labor Standards Act that would change the definition of the term “regular rate” in the law, when it refers to pay rate. While the change is not set in stone, the DOL held a comment period between May 13 and June 12, and has moved on to internal deliberations. It was part of a number of rule changes and propositions announced by the DOL in March, such as an increase to the “overtime salary threshold.”
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What Requirements Must An Employee Meet To Be Exempt From Overtime?

on Oct 22, 2019 9:02:23 AM By | Complete Payroll | 0 Comments | Labor law Payroll Human resources Time and labor
Normally, the Fair Labor Standards Act requires that employers pay any employees working over 40 hours a week at a rate of 1.5 times the “regular rate” of pay for any further hours. But to make matters complicated, that’s not always the case. In some instances, certain employees can be exempted from this overtime rule entirely. 
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