Capital Summit Sets Stage for Annual Congress by Curtis Tatum, Esq. with the American Payroll Association

During APA’s Capital Summit, which was held on March 2-3 in Washington, D.C., government representatives provided insight into the latest developments affecting the payroll profession. Several speakers raised issues expected to be discussed or promoted at APA’s 33rd Annual Congress, May 5-9 in Las Vegas. DOL Expects ‘White Collar Exemption’ Regs Soon Mark Lara, a […]

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Bring Your Child to Work Day

The HR Pros / April 2015 Thursday, April 23rd is National Bring Your Child to Work Day (BYCTWD). This day was originally designed to bring daughters to work to teach young women about careers and occupational opportunities. Today, this has evolved into a learning event to teach all children about the workplace and to give […]

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Workplace Investigations: Part II

The HR Pros / April 2015 Many businesses find themselves having to conduct workplace investigations for a variety reasons, from harassment to violation of conduct guidelines. Knowing how to conduct a thorough investigation is key for reducing employer liability. In this two-part series, we are exploring the best practices for conducting an investigation. Last month, […]

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Workplace Bullying

 Although workplace bullying may be a new concern for some employers, others are all too familiar with its perils. Before we discuss facts of bullying, let’s look at its role in the workplace today. While bullying is not only a company culture issue, it is also a major liability concern for employers. Several states have […]

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APA Backs Same-Day ACH Settlement Option by Curtis Tatum, Esq.

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Workplace Investigations: Part 1

The HR Pros / March 2015 Many businesses find themselves having to conduct workplace investigations for many different reasons—from harassment to conduct-related issues. Knowing how to conduct a thorough investigation is key for reducing the amount of liability to which employers expose themselves. In this two-part series, we will explore the best practices for conducting […]

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8 Reasons Your Organization Should Have an Employee Handbook

1) Introduces Employees to the Organization’s Culture, Mission, and Values Perhaps the most important aspect of your Employee Handbook is the introduction of new employees to your corporate culture and how they will fit in. This helps to foster a sense of pride and belonging, which studies show will help employees become more productive in […]

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March 2015 HR Advisor Newsletter

  Welcome to March! As winter begins to come to a close and warmer months approach, now is the best time to begin preparing for any planned spring cleaning tasks. From workplace investigations to internal record retention, our team of HR Pros are here to help guide you. HR Alerts Litigation Halts FLSA Exempt Status […]

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IRS Clarifies and Partially Delays Prohibition on Individual Health Plan Premium Reimbursements

The IRS recently issued a notice that provides transitional relief to small employers who provide reimbursements for their employees to purchase individual health insurance on the marketplace. With that relief, however, the IRS also clarified that the new interpretation disallowing reimbursements is broader than many realized. Background For the last 50 years or so, based […]

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Read about the Impact of IRS Budget Cuts in 2015 by Curtis Tatum, Esq. with the American Payroll Association

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