The U.S. Department of Labor Wage and Hour Division Explained

September 12th, 2019 (No Comments)

The U.S. Department of Labor Wage and Hour Division’s job is to be an advocate and attain employer adherence to United States labor laws and standards set down by the set of acts it is charged with administering and enforcing and to take care and improve the overall well-being of the country’s workers. Enforcement and […]

Overtime Pay Explained by the Fair Labor Standards Act

September 10th, 2019 (No Comments)

The requirements for federal overtime are spelled out in writing in the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). Employees (most private and public employees are covered by the overtime rules in this act) covered by the FLSA are required to be paid overtime pay for any hours worked in excess of 40 hours during a workweek […]

Major Labor Laws Enforced by the U.S. Department of Labor

September 7th, 2019 (No Comments)

The U.S. Department of Labor is mandated by law to enforce the labor laws of the United States. It is a huge job, covering multiple laws, each of which cover a wide segment of the workforce in the country. Featured below, in no set order, are the main employment and labor laws enforced by the […]

Fair Labor Standards Act Overtime Rules

September 3rd, 2019 (No Comments)

The Fair Labor Standards Act (FSLA) overtime rule regarding overtime provides the guidelines employers must follow for figuring out if employees are exempt from being paid overtime and figuring out if they qualify for overtime. Employees are categorized for overtime as either Exempt Employees or Nonexempt employees. For employees who are Exempt, they are in […]

Strategic Perspectives on Paid Time Off Company Policies

August 17th, 2019 (No Comments)

Paid time off policies differ from company to company and corporation to corporation.  Featured here are facts and definitions to consider when determining what your company’s policy is for paid time off: Time Off Policy Categories Employers typically use one of two categories for their paid time off policy which is as follows:   Traditional […]

Reasons Why Automated Timekeeping Helps Your Business Work at Top Efficiency

August 14th, 2019 (No Comments)

Time spent inefficiently or time lost all together for businesses means lost revenue. Business owners and entrepreneurs are consistently seeking methods that will improve ways it gets business done, from reorganizing business operations to finding ways to reduce time spent doing tasks and increasing bottom line income in the process.  Most companies and business leaders […]

Employer Payroll Tax Problem Strategic Guide

August 10th, 2019 (No Comments)

Employers are obligated to pay payroll taxes on behalf of each of their employees. Many find it difficult to keep up with this task, and the various deductions. It is vital to understand your payroll tax requirements as failure to comply can result in penalties, interest and possibly prison time for non-payment. The following is […]

Why Online Benefits Enrollment is a Smart Business Strategy

August 7th, 2019 (No Comments)

Once every year, during the “open enrollment period”, Human Resource departments come to a stop, for a few weeks, in order to help employees’ enroll or re-enroll in the company’s various benefit programs. This isn’t the only time HR professionals are working on benefits enrollment. Every time a new employee is hired or experiences a […]

Top Accountant Salary Negotiating Strategies in 2019 – Part Two

July 10th, 2019 (No Comments)

Do Not Drag Your Feet with Your Offer Smaller applicant pools in high demand high skill level industries like accounting has brought about salary being discussed sooner during the hiring phase by hiring managers. Managers know today if getting to the salary discussion is held off until the last minute in the hiring process the […]

Top Accountant Salary Negotiating Strategies in 2019 – Part One

July 9th, 2019 (No Comments)

The best candidate for your accounting firm has completed the interview process and you’re ready to tender you offer and bring them on board, easy as that. The fact is that is not as easy as that because top candidates require more today in the way of salary and benefits than ever before. Going from […]

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