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Update On Employee Classification For California Employers

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on May 5, 2018 11:00:00 AM

Hiring independent contractors can be a truly cost-effective solution for many businesses. But managing the proper employee classification compliance is challenging. Now it has just gotten harder.

On April 30, 2018 the California Supreme Court ruled on a case involving the status of independent contractors versus employees. Unfortunately for employers in California, the ruling in the appeal of Dynamex Operations West, Inc. v. The Superior Court of Los Angeles County has made the determination test much more stringent.

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Topics: independent contractors, employee classification, employee lawsuits, exempt employees, wage and hour compliance

Payroll Processing: What It Really Costs

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on May 2, 2018 11:02:11 AM

Businesses often carry out their payroll processing without knowing what it really costs. Having payroll done in-house might seem like the most cost-effective approach, but is it?

Outsourcing is not a new idea, of course, and most business owners and managers understand the inherent value of delegating, or outsourcing, tasks. However, when it comes to something as substantial as outsourcing payroll, the question that is usually asked is, "How much is it going to cost?"

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Topics: payroll management companies, managed payroll services, payroll process, payroll outsourcing, infographic

Small and Mid-Size Businesses:  A Primer on Contemplating the Right Buyer for Your Business

Posted by Virginia M. Turezyn on Apr 30, 2018 10:00:00 AM

[This is a guest article written by Virginia M. Turezyn.  She is a managing partner at Sival Advisors LLC, a boutique M&A advisory firm for technology and service businesses in the middle market.]

Most aspects of life are about relationships. The relationship you have with your family, friends, employees, business associates and customers all revolve around trust and respect if they are successful ones. When you run a Company, there are a lot of people who depend on your judgment to make the right decisions, including selling the business.

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Be Clear On Workplace Harassment

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Apr 25, 2018 8:40:00 AM

Workplace harassment of various kinds is an unfortunate reality in businesses. And employers are subject to liabilities when it occurs. HR managers needs to be clear about harassment laws and policies.

Despite the recent news stories about the subject, harassment of various types does not appear to have decreased noticeably in the American workplace. In fact, current statistics reflect either a heightened awareness of harassment, or an actual increase in incidents. Either way, the numbers are too high.

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Topics: HR best practices, labor law compliance, harassment, sexual harassment, privacy issues

Small and Mid-Size Businesses: A Primer on Being Prepared to Exit Your Business in the Future

Posted by Virginia M. Turezyn on Apr 25, 2018 8:00:00 AM

[This is a guest article written by Virginia M. Turezyn.  She is a managing partner at Sival Advisors LLC, a boutique M&A advisory firm for technology and service businesses in the middle market.]

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