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3 Reasons Time And Attendance Matters

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Jul 3, 2018 3:54:54 AM

Businesses exist to provide a product or service to their customers. And most businesses rely on employees to produce, manage, and deliver it. Which means that time and attendance is critical to an organization's functionality.

In addition, labor is also the single largest expense category for most small businesses. While it can vary drastically depending on the type of business, labor typically accounts for about 30 to 50 percent of the total cost of operations. Consequently, maintaining effective control of your payroll costs is a significant determining factor for a company's success.

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Topics: time and attendance, employee time clocks, overtime pay, reporting time pay, workforce management

Managing Certified Payroll Effectively

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Apr 17, 2018 2:18:53 PM

Contractors who perform work on government construction contracts and federally-assisted projects are required to submit weekly-certified payroll reports. And getting this right can be challenging.

A successful construction project requires many things such as acquiring building materials acquisition, complying with building codes and regulations, and meeting deadlines. In addition, vendors and sub-contractors have to be paid, as well as employees.

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Topics: time and attendance, Certified payroll, Certified Payroll Software, reporting time pay, contractors

California Labor Law Change Alters Overtime Pay Rule

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Mar 13, 2018 3:18:34 PM

Calculating overtime pay for employees can be somewhat complicated, especially in California. Now the state Supreme Court has issued a ruling that muddies the waters further with bonuses factored in.

 

(image courtesy Ken Lund/flickr) 
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Topics: california labor law, overtime pay, employee lawsuits, reporting time pay, bonuses

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

Why You Need To Review Your Employee Handbook

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Feb 22, 2018 9:03:00 AM

With the rise of employee labor law claims and lawsuits an up-to-date and accurate employee handbook is not really an option. Reviewing and revising your company policies is good practice.

[This is an updated and revised version of a post from January 2015]

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Topics: HR compliance, employee lawsuits, handbook, sexual harassment, reporting time pay

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