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Leslie Ruhland

Leslie Ruhland is the Vice President of Accuchex Corporation which specializes in providing payroll and HR solutions to employers nationwide. Leslie co-founded Accuchex in 1990 and continues with the company actively leading the business development efforts, expanding the sales team and forging strategic alliances. One of Leslie’s current projects is building Accuchex Insurance Services LLC, which was founded as a complimentary service offering to the Accuchex payroll and HR clients. Her active schedule includes serving on several business and community boards. She currently serves as a director of the San Rafael Chamber of Commerce and has served on several key committees including Governmental Affairs, Workforce Housing and Leadership Institute. Leslie was appointed by the County Board of Supervisors to serve on the County Workforce Investment Board from 2007- 2010.
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Recent Posts

Outsourcing Payroll Can Be Strategic

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on May 29, 2018 12:03:00 PM

A successful business is built upon a sound strategy supported by a comprehensive plan. A good strategy can also mean that some of your business functions shouldn't stay in your business.

If your business is like most, you may have already considered outsourcing certain functions. Often it's the more time consuming, but non-operational tasks like building maintenance and cleaning. Most businesses will outsource their tax filing, as well as soon as possible.

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Topics: outsourcing payroll management, strategic planning, payroll management company, managed payroll, payroll outsourcing

Are Your Sick Leave Policies Up To Date?

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on May 28, 2018 8:44:26 AM

With new labor laws and regulations being enacted each year, staying up to date and compliant is always a challenge for HR management. And this is true for sick leave policies in California.

Surprisingly to some, unlike most other developed countries, the federal government here in the U.S. does not  require paid family or sick leave. The federal Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) does require eligible employers to provide unpaid family leave. But paid family leave and paid sick days are only required on the state and local levels.

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Topics: California Sick Leave Law, california paid sick leave law, HR compliance, paid sick leave, paid family leave

Workplace Violence And HR Management

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on May 23, 2018 11:28:48 AM

HR management entails a wide variety of tasks, and this includes preventing and preparing for workplace violence. In fact, California labor law makes it a requirement for healthcare facilities.

While all incidents of workplace violence are tragic, most people focus only on the more widely publicized occurrences involving multiple casualties. Unfortunately, deaths due to acts of workplace violence occur quite often. In fact, according to information from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, 

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Topics: california labor law, HR management practices, labor law compliance, handbook, workplace violence

5 Solid Reasons For Paperless Payroll

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on May 18, 2018 12:12:34 PM

Even though we live and work in the age of cloud computing, many businesses still labor under the weight of paper-based payroll processes. But the good news is that a paperless payroll is an easy step to take.

 

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Topics: Green Payroll, paperless payroll, payroll process, online payroll, epayroll

Paid Sick Leave And Sick Leave Abuse

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on May 15, 2018 1:27:44 PM

Calling in sick is a normal part of being an employee. Complying with current paid sick leave labor laws is a normal part of your HR management tasks. Unfortunately, so is dealing with sick leave abuse.

The passage of California's Healthy Workplace, Healthy Family Act of 2014 (AB 1522), or Paid Sick Leave law, has had a significant impact on both employers and employees in California. It has been a challenge, especially for many smaller employers, to implement all the required procedures, notice postings, forms, and compliance verification.

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Topics: California Sick Leave Law, california paid sick leave law, sick leave abuse, california labor law, paid sick leave

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