A federal judge in Texas blocked an Obama administration rule on Tuesday expanding mandatory overtime pay to millions of salaried workers. The regulation, which was developed with the Department of Labor, would have doubled the salary level under which salaried workers are eligible for earning overtime pay. The rule was scheduled to take effect on…
On November 14th, the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) published a revised version of Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification. Form I-9 is a mandatory form that must be completed by all newly hired employees within the first three days of employment. The form was established in 1986 in order to establish the identity
As you hopefully know, starting on December 1st, effectively 4.2 million workers currently exempt from earning overtime will be qualified to earn overtime due to the “Final Rule” passed by the Department of Labor (DOL) on May 16th, 2016. By definition, an individual is currently exempt from earning overtime if he or she meets all
Of all the tasks your employees regularly carry out using the mobile app, requesting time off may seem like one of the simpler ones. However, when employees don’t know which absences are tied to which accruals, the process can be confusing. That’s why we recently updated the mobile app to make it simpler for employees to request
If you’re a small business owner, balancing work with the holidays can be challenging. Employees will be filtering in and out of the office, and as an employer, it is your responsibility to be accountable for their attendance, and honor any promises you’ve made about paid time off. It’s standard for employers to give employees paid
If you’re a business owner, you feel the weight of every dollar your business expands. That’s why for some, the cost of an automated time and attendance system is viewed as a nicety, but not a must. However, taking a ‘DIY’ approach to time and attendance actually ends up driving up business costs, not saving money.
Many businesses are staffing their teams in preparation for the busy holiday season. If you’re considering hiring extra help but don’t know where to start, these steps can help. Figure out the basics If you’re pressed for time, it’s tempting to start your holiday hiring as quickly as possible. But before you do that, it’s
Several states have announced minimum wage increases in 2017, though not all rate changes will take effect at the start of the calendar year. Also, not all states will experience a state-wide change — certain counties and cities affect their own local minimum wage. Here is a list of all the minimum wage rate changes