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3 Reasons To Revise Your Policy Manual

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

A business should have an accurate and timely policy manual accessible to all employees. The challenge for many businesses is keeping it up-to-date.

Although it is often referred to as a "policies and procedures" manual, or handbook, a policy manual really only documents a company's policies. 

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Topics: HR best practices, policies and procedures, HR compliance, labor law compliance, onboarding best practices, employee onboarding process, policy manuals

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

California Minimum Wage Impact On Employers And Workers

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on May 30, 2017 10:34:43 PM

California employers are saddled with what some consider the most onerous labor law requirements in the nation. In addition, they are now subject to minimum wage laws that are already having a significant impact.

On January 1, 2017 the California minimum wage increased to $10.50 an hour on the heels of new legislation that is designed to usher in a minimum wage threshold of $15.00 an hour by the year 2022. 

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Topics: minimum wage law, HR compliance, minimum wage San Francisco, california minimum wage, payroll compliance, compliance mistakes

Outsourcing HR Management Is A Rising Trend

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

One of the unsettling realities of business life is that many organizations have no human resources component to manage routine HR management functions.

This is especially true for small to medium-sized businesses. Over the last few years, increasing numbers of small-business owners have found they need help with managing benefits administration and other HR tasks. Many small employers feel that they are not quite large enough to justify having a full-time HR person on staff.

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Topics: payroll management, HR compliance, outsourcing payroll management, HR management practices, payroll compliance, outsourcing hr

Overtime Rules And CA Labor Law

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Apr 25, 2017 9:01:00 AM

Of all the vast number of CA labor laws, complying with the overtime pay rules can be one of the most challenging.

Compliance can not only be a challenge, failure to be in compliance with the labor laws can be costly. One of the most common employee complaints that lead to legal claims against employers involves overtime pay.

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Topics: ca labor laws, HR compliance, overtime pay, labor law compliance, employee classification, payroll compliance

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