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Violating Overtime Pay Requirements Can Be Costly For Employers

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Mar 1, 2018 9:01:00 AM

Business owners and managers may be tempted to circumvent overtime rules on occasion, but the results can be far more costly than the additional wages saved. 

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Topics: time and attendance, overtime pay, dol fsla, wage and hour compliance, reporting time pay

3 Essential Payroll Management Tools

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Dec 26, 2017 8:25:05 PM

Payroll professionals and HR managers use a number of tools and resources. But you should always make use of these essential payroll management tools.

[A previous version of this post was published in January 2015. While software and online apps continue to evolve, change and multiply, certain tools remain essential to effective payroll management.]

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Topics: payroll management, payroll process, payroll compliance, business payroll, wage and hour compliance

DOL Files Appeal To Halt Overtime Ruling

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Nov 7, 2017 9:04:00 AM

The ongoing issue of the Department of Labor's 2016 Final Rule took another turn recently. The DOL filed to overturn part of the court injunction issued in September 2016.

In late 2016, under President Obama, the DOL issued what was called the Final Rule, which would have raised the salary threshold for overtime eligibility from $455 per week to $913 per week.

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Topics: overtime pay, DOL, fsla, dol fsla, final rule, wage and hour compliance

Minimum Wage Increases Coming Near You On July 1, 2017

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Jun 29, 2017 12:41:22 PM

Employers in select California locations should be prepared for the mandated minimum wage increases slated for July 1st, 2017.

The minimum wage in the city of Los Angeles will jump to $12 an hour next week, as part of a climb to a $15 minimum wage, officials said. It is the second year of a city increase that will eventually reach $15 an hour by July 1, 2021.

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Topics: minimum wage law, minimum wage San Francisco, california labor law, california minimum wage, wage and hour compliance

Minimum Wage In California Cities Increasing

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Jun 8, 2017 9:19:09 PM

California minimum wage for the state is already significantly higher than the federal level and one of the highest in the nation. And, increasingly, the minimum wage in California cities is even higher.

 

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Topics: minimum wage law, minimum wage San Francisco, california labor law, california minimum wage, wage and hour compliance

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