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Payroll Compliance Best Practices

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Nov 19, 2019 5:00:00 AM

Payroll compliance best practices are an essential part of payroll management. And sometimes the most difficult.

 

Every year seems to bring with it more legislation, regulations and Federal and State requirements. The pressure to be both up-to-date and proficient with these laws can be immense. Especially since failing to be in compliance can result in costly errors.

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Topics: payroll management, HR compliance, payroll compliance, compliance mistakes, wage and hour compliance

Independent Contractors Or Employees?

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on May 23, 2019 8:08:40 PM

While the Department of Labor seeks to assure some businesses that "gig economy" workers are not employees, the California Supreme Court might disagree.

 

A series of related events are shaking up employers who make use of independent contractors and workers classified as such who feel they should be classified as employees. Additionally alarming for employers, especially in California, is the growing prospect of wage and hour lawsuits.

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Topics: independent contractors, dol fsla, wage and hour compliance, gig economy, ABC Test

Complying With Wage And Hour Laws Is Mission Critical

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Apr 4, 2019 11:33:15 AM

One of the main tasks of any HR department is maintaining wage and hour compliance. The danger lies in complacency when it comes to accuracy.

 

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Topics: payroll management, labor law compliance, employee lawsuits, wage and hour compliance, DLSE

California Minimum Wage Increases 2019

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Dec 31, 2018 2:42:45 PM

The state of California and a large number of counties and cities will see increases in their respective minimum wage requirements on January 1, 2019 as well as on July 1, 2019 for others. 

 

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Topics: minimum wage law, minimum wage San Francisco, california minimum wage, payroll compliance, wage and hour compliance

Meal Break Waivers And California Labor Law

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Dec 20, 2018 2:28:43 PM

California employers, like all US employers, must provide meal breaks for their workers. Typically, these breaks are straightforward with a lunch break each workday. But some industries demand more complex meal break requirements.

 

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Topics: HR compliance, california labor laws, labor law compliance, meal and rest breaks, wage and hour compliance

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