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How Much Money Does the Average NFL Player Take Home?

on Apr 12, 2019 7:00:00 AM By | Complete Payroll | 0 Comments | Salaries
Way back in 1926, “The Galloping Ghost” Red Grange signed a contract with the Chicago Bears that earned him $100,000 for the season, which lasted for 67 days. This was in a time when most players were given $100 per game, and many credit Grange with legitimizing the sport of football. Grange paved the way for the NFL to become a major force the American sports industry.
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Best Practices for Negotiating Pay Raises with Employees

on Feb 19, 2019 7:00:00 AM By | Complete Payroll | 0 Comments | Employees Salaries Payroll Human resources
Your company is doing well and your workforce is strong. Invariably your employees are going to want to discuss a raise in compensation. While no managers like this conversation, the cost of an employee leaving is high.
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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 | Labor law Employees Salaries Payroll
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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Common Payroll Jobs

on Jun 19, 2018 3:18:32 PM By | Complete Payroll | 0 Comments | Salaries Human resources
Thinking of a job in payroll processing? Assembling your own in-house payroll team? Payroll only works if the people who make up the team are committed to serving clients, are highly attentive to detail, and take pride in their work. Here are a couple of very important positions that make up an efficient and prolific payroll department. 
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About the Equal Pay Act and why everyone's focusing on it

on May 2, 2018 7:00:00 AM By | Complete Payroll | 0 Comments | Employees Salaries Human resources
The federal Equal Pay Act went into effect in 1963, but it hasn’t brought an end to pay disparities between men and women. Neither have state laws with the same objective. Long story short: the laws weren’t strong enough, and they didn’t account for all the causes of unequal pay. In many cases, it has been possible for an employer to comply with these laws while still giving unequal pay for equal work. 
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Court Rules Employers Cannot Use Salary History to Justify Paying Women Less

on Apr 23, 2018 7:00:00 AM By | Complete Payroll | 0 Comments | Labor law Employees Salaries Human resources
On the eve of Equal Pay Day, a landmark decision was reached in the case of Aileen Rizo vs. the Fresno County Office of Education. On Monday, April 9, an 11-judge panel from the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals decided unanimously that employers can no longer pay women less than men for doing the same job based on salary history, a common occurrence that has historically perpetuated the gender income gap.
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The money and salaries behind the PGA and professional golf careers

on Apr 5, 2018 7:00:00 AM By | Complete Payroll | 1 Comment | Salaries
In the $70 billion golf industry, salaries can make your head spin. Golf’s highest-paid player was Tiger Woods for 12 years, but that changed in 2017 when he made a mere $37 million. Injuries and endorsement losses sank Woods to number 3, behind Jordan Spieth at $52.8 million and Phil Mickelson at $50.8 million in total golf earnings.
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A breakdown of Major League Baseball player and front office salaries

on Apr 2, 2018 7:00:00 AM By | Complete Payroll | 2 Comments | Salaries
Major League Baseball has seen a mixed bag in terms of salary growth over the past 30 years. While average player salaries have grown by leaps and bounds, front office job growth has varied depending on position and demand.
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A little bit about wage and hour classifications

on Dec 29, 2017 7:00:00 AM By | Complete Payroll | 0 Comments | Labor law Employees Salaries Payroll Human resources Time and labor
Did you know that just because you are paying an employee on a salary basis, it does not immediately make that employee ineligible for overtime? The crucial distinction is whether the employee is exempt or non-exempt from wage regulations that cover overtime. The employer’s method of payment such as hourly, salary, or commission, is only one element of the exempt classification.   
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Can you ask your competitors how much they pay?

on Dec 26, 2017 7:00:00 AM By | Complete Payroll | 0 Comments | Salaries Human resources
Our clients often inquire as to whether their employee compensation and benefit packages are competitive with respect to current market conditions and industry standards. In fact, it is an HR best practice to evaluate the company’s compensation and benefit programs on an annual basis. So where do you begin to get accurate and timely industry data for benchmarking purposes?
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