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.]
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.
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.
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.