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Everything You Need to Know About Pennsylvania’s Minimum Wage Debate

on May 7, 2021 9:52:55 AM By | Complete Payroll | 0 Comments | Employees Salaries Payroll Human resources
Minimum wage has been a hot topic for years, but the heat got cranked up in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic that rocked the worldwide economy. While lawmakers failed to raise the federal minimum wage from $7.25 an hour to $15 per hour as part of COVID-19 relief legislation, states are still permitted to put their own minimum wage above federal law. 
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New York Minimum Wage Increases Scheduled for 2021

on Dec 22, 2020 10:01:10 PM By | Complete Payroll | 0 Comments | Salaries Payroll
Employers in New York are subject to different minimum wages, allowable tip credits, and minimum exempt employee salaries based on where employees work and what kind of work they do. The wage increases listed below take effect on December 31, 2020.
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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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Who Do Celebrities Employ? The A-List Actress Edition

on Jun 10, 2019 7:00:00 AM By | Complete Payroll | 0 Comments | Salaries
Back in 2017, we took a look at who works for Beyonce. Today we are going to revisit that post with a new question: who do A-List actresses employ? There are too many A-Listers to discuss them individually, but let’s look at some of the most popular women in Hollywood who also run companies: Gwyneth Paltrow, Reese Witherspoon, and Queen Latifah. Each of these women has made a career in multiple areas of the entertainment industry.
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Examining the Different Ways Doctors Get Paid

on Jun 3, 2019 7:00:00 AM By | Complete Payroll | 1 Comment | Salaries
Understanding the pay infrastructure of the medical industry is no easy task! There are a lot of moving parts to payroll in the medical world, and often, workers are siloed into specific areas that do not have much overlap. Money, medicine, and insurance are a messy world for outsiders to understand.
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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 | 5 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 | 2 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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