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Payroll

What if Your Employee Violates Timekeeping Procedures?

Question: One employee says she is running a few minutes late and asks another if he can clock her in. What if she shows up an hour later? Can we adju...

Common Questions

FLSA: Can You Reclassify Employees?

The short answer is yes. All employees may be classified as non-exempt. Being classified as non-exempt is considered a benefit to the employee, while ...

Employee Benefits

Christmas On a Sunday? Should You Still Give Employees a Day off?

First, you are by no means required to offer an alternate day off of work. However, most employers do elect to offer another day off when a holiday fa...

Human Capital Management

Are Vacation and PTO The Same Thing?

Vacation policies are intended to be used for the specific purpose of vacation or leisure time, and employers who offer vacation time generally offer ...

ACA Compliance

OSHA Delays Effective Date of Anti-Retaliation Provisions

Enforcement of the new Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) anti-retaliation provisions has been pushed back to December 1, 2016. Init...

Employee Benefits

Federal Law Alert: Pay Data

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has announced that it will require employers with 100 or more employees to submit summary pay data ...

Employee Benefits

Federal Law Alert: New i-9 Form

The new I-9 form was released yesterday, November 14. What does that mean, exactly? If you'll recall, I-9 forms serve the purpose of verifying the ide...

Payroll

FLSA Overtime: A Sigh of Relief for Employers?

A couple of weeks ago, two lawsuits were filed in federal court in Texas seeking to block the Final Rule on white-collar exemptions to the overtime pr...

Common Questions

Being Consistent in Your Policies

In most situations, consistency is very important. However, you minimize risk by having a solid, defensible, business-related reason for granting a re...

Employee Benefits

How Do Medical Reimbursements Work?

The IRS prohibits employers from offering stipends or reimbursing employees for individual health plans, regardless of the tax treatment of the stipen...

Common Questions

What Is The Performance Evaluation Cycle?

The Performance Evaluation Cycle Many people look forward to annual performance reviews the way they look forward to oil changes and tune-ups. Sure, t...

Common Questions

What If An Employee Takes Reclassification Personally

I would recommend against disciplining the employee for his behavior thus far. The managers granted all the meetings that the employee requested. Retr...

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