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Archive for February 2017

Tammy’s Tips – Onboarding Solutions

The best HR compliance programs begin, well, at the beginning – at the beginning of the employment relationship:  An employment application that gathers the information you need to know, but not what you cannot or should not know; an offer letter that ensures your new employees will understand how they will be paid; a non-disclosure…

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Top 10 Wage & Hour Mistakes

The beginning of a new year is a great time to assess your potential wage and hour risks, and what you can do to minimize them.  To help you get started, our VP of Strategy Tammy McCutchen identified the top 10 wage and hour mistakes in a recent webinar: 10. Failure to clearly communicate on…

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Uber Wins in Florida; FedEx Settlements, $255 million

Independent contracting will continue to be a risky proposition in 2017.  Last year, FedEx settled class actions brought by drivers in over 20 states by paying around $255 million.  That is a pay check that will continue to motivate plaintiffs’ lawyers to look for misclassified independent contractors. Nonetheless, the newest chapter in Uber’s saga demonstrates…

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What’s Up with Overtime?

Perhaps the most challenging compliance issue of 2016 was preparing for the U.S. Department of Labor’s increase in the minimum salary level required for the “white collar” overtime exemptions, from $23,660 to $47,476 annually.  Many employers were ready to comply as required on December 1 — other employers, maybe not so much.  However, on November 22,…

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Introducing New Leave of Absence & Pay Practice Solutions

ComplianceHR is pleased to deliver the newest additions to our award winning solutions – providing quick answers to more of your everyday compliance challenges. Find them on your dashboard today! To help you get off to a quick start – use our new Leave and Pay Practice applications free* until the end of February and…

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