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What Employee Turnover Really Costs Businesses

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Aug 1, 2017 9:03:00 AM

No business wants to see good employees leave, but what many businesses fail to appreciate is the very real costs associated with employee turnover.

According to the US Department of Labor and Statistics, an employee leaving can cost a business up to 33% of that employee’s total compensation including both salary and benefits.

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Topics: HR best practices, recruiting and hiring, HR management practices, employee lawsuits, employee onboarding, employee turnover

Epayroll And Employer Cybersecurity

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Jul 4, 2017 9:17:24 AM

Employers are responsible for an increasing number of tasks, and safeguarding employee information is one of them. Epayroll systems can help with that.

Identity theft, also known as identity fraud, is typically a crime in which an imposter obtains key pieces of personally identifiable information, such as Social Security or driver's license numbers, in order to impersonate someone else. This is often done online which has led to the term “cybercrime.”

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Topics: HR best practices, HR compliance, employee lawsuits, epayroll, cybersecurity, identity theft

Exempt Vs Nonexempt And Overtime Pay

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Apr 27, 2017 10:52:04 PM

What appears to many employers as a simple way to determine who gets overtime pay can actually be quite complex. Determining employee classification correctly is critical.

Overtime pay compliance is a tricky issue for employers that is fraught with legal dangers. Add to this ongoing conflict between current and past federal administrations over the DOL's "Final Rule" and the prospect for clarity is not encouraging.

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Topics: california labor law, overtime pay, employee classification, employee lawsuits, DOL, fsla, exempt employees

Managed Payroll Services And Wage Statements

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Apr 18, 2017 9:00:00 AM

While there are many benefits to utilizing a managed payroll service, it doesn't mean exemption from legal claims by employees, especially for issues such as wage statements.

There have been a number of legal battles recently in California and federal courts involving claims around wage statements. Although the majority have been favorable outcomes for employers, it is still a legal minefield that must be carefully navigated by businesses.

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Topics: managed payroll services, california labor law, labor law compliance, employee lawsuits, wage statements, managed payroll

Do You Have Employees Or Independent Contractors? Why It Matters.

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Apr 11, 2017 9:00:00 AM

Clarifying the status of certain employees has always been a challenge for employers. And the importance of proper classification for independent contractors cannot be over emphasized. 

Today's world of recruiting and hiring has become increasingly complex. HR managers and business owners must navigate through a number of compliance requirements regarding employee classification.

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Topics: independent contractors, HR compliance, employee classification, IRS, employee lawsuits, payroll compliance, DOL, fsla

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