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Employee Classification: The Contractor Vs. Employee Dilemma

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Oct 5, 2017 9:06:00 AM

The Department of Labor has hired scores of new auditors solely to investigate misclassifications. State investigators are also placing more attention on employers. And more workers are challenging their classifications.

Employee classification has become increasingly risky for businesses in California and across the country. Incorrectly classifying employees as independent contractors is on the rise, but may represent a 'red flag' for many employers.

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Topics: independent contractors, overtime pay, employee classification, employee lawsuits, dol fsla, final rule

Tips For HR Management Best Practices: Avoiding Lawsuits

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Sep 26, 2017 8:40:24 AM

No business wants to be subject to an employee lawsuit. Effective HR management and improved HR best practices can help prevent them.

[This post was modified and updated from a previous post published in January 2017]

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Topics: HR best practices, independent contractors, HR compliance, overtime pay, HR management practices, employee classification, employee lawsuits, dol fsla

California Labor Laws and Minimum Work Hours per Day [Update]

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Sep 7, 2017 3:36:46 PM

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Topics: california labor law, overtime pay, payroll compliance, employee scheduling, Online shift scheduling, Schedule maker

Update On The FLSA Final Rule And Overtime Pay

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Jul 18, 2017 12:24:05 PM

The Final Rule of the Fair Labor Standards Act regarding overtime pay and salary thresholds has been in a legal battle since late 2016.

 

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Topics: overtime pay, labor law compliance, DOL, dol fsla, final rule, FLSA, salaried employee

5 Common Payroll Compliance Mistakes

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on May 16, 2017 9:03:00 AM

Every business has to do payroll and payroll compliance is critical. But do you know what some of the most common payroll compliance mistakes are?

 

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Topics: managed payroll services, payroll tax filing, outsourcing payroll management, overtime pay, employee classification, payroll compliance, compliance mistakes

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