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By: | Apr 20, 2020
These are unprecedented times.   From a global virus to social distancing to limited travel to unfolding economic conditions, we’ve never experienced anything like this in our lifetimes.   As a small business owner, you have a lot to process. Not only are you nervous about the viability of your company, you’re also concerned about... read more
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By: | Nov 15, 2019
The workforce is changing … and so are we. Take the immensely popular HRdirect Attendance Calendar form. In addition to eliminating the paper-form design and turning it into an online calendar, we’ve developed new digital features to meet the needs of your business. These changes not only improve the appearance of the Attendance Calendar app... read more
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By: | Sep 06, 2019
Following the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, which made major changes affecting taxpayer withholding, the IRS announced it would be redesigning Form W-4. Here we are, two years later, and the most recent draft of the form provides insight into what employers and employees should expect for 2020. Revisions at a Glance The first... read more
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By: | Aug 30, 2019
Discrimination is unacceptable when it comes to hiring, and small business owners must do their absolute best to draw within the lines of federal, state and local mandates. Still, there is a basic challenge when you’re looking to hire the most qualified individuals: How much information can you request and still be compliant with hiring... read more
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By: | Aug 19, 2019
“The times they are a changin’.” It’s a constant refrain in the business world, especially when HR status quo is challenged legally and new policies evolve. Whether it’s federal, state or local laws, staying abreast of compliance-related policies protects your business from unexpected legal action. Trends to Watch in 2019 HR professionals need to keep... read more
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By: | Jul 02, 2019
Exempt or non-exempt? That is the question. To comply with the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), you must designate each of your employees as one or the other. There are specific FLSA guidelines to help you classify employees, but you may also have questions about how to handle certain time and pay issues under those... read more