Monthly Archives: March 2017

Is that absence FMLA-related? What the courts are saying now

2 Cases on the importance of recordkeeping   When possible Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) leave is in the picture, you need to double sure you’re tracking absences correctly – as two companies recently learned the hard way in court.   Even if you think you have everything correct, employees may sue if they [...]

March 30th, 2017|FMLA, Recordkeeping|

2017 could hold big changes for Payroll: What’s IRS planning now?

  Advisory council has long list of payroll-focused suggestions   Between state and federal regulations, you already have enough on your plate.   But if you aren’t vigilant, you’re likely to miss a slew of new rules.   That’s thanks to the Internal Revenue Service Advisory Council (IRSAC), which recently released its latest list of [...]

March 9th, 2017|2017 Tax Changes, W2 Requirements|

Get ready: New FLSA requirements might pull Payroll into court

This state wants payroll involved in mediation processes   In Payroll, you never know when your records will end up under a microscope.   But it’s a possibility that some states may soon make that much more likely to happen.   Take New York, for instance, where a federal court in the Southern District (SDNY) [...]

March 2nd, 2017|Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)|