Monthly Archives: May 2018

How DOL’s new PAID program could help companies resolve wage issues

Self-audit initiative would limit liability if violations found   Sometimes, self-audits of a company’s payroll process may uncover surprising issues with paying workers correctly.   The Dept. of Labor (DOL) is throwing a lifeline to employers who discover wage problems with its newest initiative, the Payroll Audit Independent Determination (PAID) program.   Specific requirements   [...]

May 31st, 2018|Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), Recordkeeping|

Kristy Stevenson, HR, for Independent’s Service, of Hannibal MO shares how a new time clock system reduced headaches

We’d had our old time clocks for as long as anyone could remember, and they’d become outdated.   They couldn’t store any data, and power outages resulted in us losing hourly punches.   Not only that, but when an employee wanted to request time off, that person had to fill out a sheet and wait [...]

May 31st, 2018|Timekeeping|

Supreme Court ruling adds new angle to OT Pay: Here’s help

Interpretation of FLSA in employers’ favor   It’ll now be a little easier to figure out whether certain employees are exempt from OT, thanks to a recent Supreme Court decision that changes the way companies can interpret the Fair Labor Standards Act (FSLA).   More good news: the decision will likely give employers better footing [...]

May 31st, 2018|Overtime|

USCIS updating E-Verify to be more user-friendly

Several new updates are coming to E-Verify to make it easier to use for Payroll pros.   For starters, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) just launched, a brand-new website where companies can sign up for E-Verify or access existing accounts.   Additional changes   Future updates will streamline the case creation process in [...]

May 31st, 2018|New hire|