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Minimum Wage In California Impacts Employers

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Mar 3, 2017 7:21:43 AM

The state of California passed legislation back in 2015 that set the state on a course to a $15 an hour minimum wage by 2022. And it is costing employers.

 

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Topics: minimum wage law, ca labor laws, california labor law, california minimum wage, payroll compliance, Prevailing wages, labor law

California Labor Laws Having Impact in 2017

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Feb 9, 2017 9:00:00 AM

Over a month into the new year, many employers in California are feeling the impact of new labor laws, especially increased minimum wages.

As California employers are aware, the minimum wage in California increased to $10.00 per hour last January 1, 2016. The minimum increased once again this last January 1 to $10.00. Currently, this labor law is for employers with 26 or more employees.

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Topics: minimum wage law, minimum wage San Francisco, california labor law, california minimum wage, labor law, salary

2017 Labor Law And IRS Updates

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Feb 7, 2017 9:00:00 AM

Every tax year seems to bring changes, small and large, that businesses must stay apprised of. Being proactive and informed is one of the best strategies for payroll tax filing compliance.

It pays to be well-prepared when it comes to payroll taxes. Some of the new changes businesses need to be aware of involve deadlines, tax credits, and W-2 forms.  This is not a comprehensive list of changes and updates, however, and every HR professional should stay on top of this information by checking for the latest updates at IRS.gov.

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Topics: payroll tax filing, IRS, payroll compliance, labor law, tax forms

HR Best Practices For Compliance And Common Mistakes To Avoid

Posted by Tristan Ruhland on Jan 26, 2017 9:00:00 AM

One of constant fears for many employers and small business owners is the possibility of an employee lawsuit. HR best practices can minimize the risk.

There are issues such as hiring, employee classification, and wage requirements that call for HR best practices in order to ensure proper HR compliance.

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Topics: HR best practices, HR compliance, aca, labor law compliance, employee lawsuits, labor law, DOL

Overtime Overview: The FSLA Final Rule

Posted by Tristan Ruhland on Nov 24, 2016 9:00:00 AM

The Department of Labor (DOL) published its Final Rule earlier this year which updated overtime regulations.

Beginning December 1, 2016, the Rule will automatically extend overtime pay protections to over 4 million workers within the first year of implementation.

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Topics: overtime pay, labor law compliance, payroll compliance, labor law, DOL, fsla

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