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Be Clear On Time and Attendance

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Jul 9, 2019 5:44:00 PM

One of the primary functions of workforce management is to accurately track time and attendance. And it is also one of the most labor-intensive aspects for many organizations.

 

Accurate tracking is critical, however, as labor is also the single largest expense category for most businesses. While the relative cost can vary drastically depending on the business model, salaries or labor typically accounts for about 30 to 50 percent of the total cost of most business operations.

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Topics: time and attendance, employee time clocks, Time Clock Software, reporting time pay, Certified Payroll Services

Be Clear On Missing or Incorrect SSNs

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Jul 2, 2019 6:41:00 AM

Nobody wants to hear from the IRS, especially business owners. But missing or incorrect SSNs can trigger unwanted notifications.

Most employers try to be diligent about ensuring the accuracy and validity of their employee's personal data, especially items such as names, birth-dates and social security numbers. But mistakes can happen and, unfortunately, so can intentional fraudulent actions on the part of some employees.

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Topics: social security number, IRS, agricutural payroll, identity fraud, SSA

How is social media affecting your culture and brand?

Posted by Nigel Hartley on Jul 1, 2019 10:00:00 AM

Are you fully aware of the effect of culture on your brand?

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Millennials, changing demographics in the workplace, and recruiting with social media

Posted by Nigel Hartley on Jul 1, 2019 10:00:00 AM

Too often I hear business owners dismiss culture as ‘touchy feely” and having no real business value, which couldn’t be further from the truth. Your culture is your brand and without an aligned workforce, hopefully with a purpose, your business is worth nothing.

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What Is Certified Payroll And What You Should Know

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Jun 20, 2019 10:17:00 PM

All payroll is not created equal. This is especially true of certified payroll for government contracts and public works projects. 

 

So, what is certified payroll? A brief explanation is found on the State of California Department of Industrial Relations (DIR) website:

"Contractors and subcontractors on most public works projects are required to submit certified payroll records (CPRs) to the Labor Commissioner using DIR's electronic certified payroll reporting system."

That's fine, but a bit brief and high-level, so let's take a deeper look at certified payroll.

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Topics: payroll process, HR compliance, Certified payroll, Certified Payroll Software, Certified Payroll Services

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