Twenty-one states that oppose the updates to the Department of Labor's (DOL's) FLSA overtime rule have filed an emergency motion asking a federal judge to put a stop to the regulation before its December 1 effective date. Led by Nevada and Texas, the states filed the motion on October 12 stating that the DOL has focused the new rule too much on a worker's salary instead of duties performed and does not take into account adjusting the salary threshold every three years for inflation.Read More
In part one of this five-part series, we talked about data barriers and how lack of access to accurate facts and information create problems with data-driven decision making. In part two, we're going to discuss how syncing multiple systems can cause data errors.
Reality Check: You Have Profit Leaks
As any CFO knows, inefficient HR administration drives up operating costs. HR inefficiencies that eat at your company’s bottom line include the following:
- Data barriers
- Syncing multiple systems
- Transactional inefficiencies
- Employee turnover and engagement
- Poor adoption of HR technology
Wage Reporting Beings in 2018
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has announced that employers with 100 or more employees are to submit employee Forms W-2 wage information by March 31, 2018. The reporting of employee pay data on a new form is an attempt to improve investigations of possible pay bias, which the EEOC says is a contributing factor to wage gaps.Read More
Are You Ready for the New Overtime Regulations?
Fact: you have a million tasks on your to-do list and one that is looming over your head is preparing for the new FLSA overtime rule regulations. With the December 1 date quickly approaching this is just one of many year-end items that have to be completed and you're wondering where to start. Never fear, APS has provided a handy checklist of 8 ways to prepare for the new FLSA overtime rule regulations:Read More
The Hard Part is Over...Right?
You've spent months researching, reading, and reviewing different HR solution providers to find just the right fit for your company. You've sat through demos, negotiated pricing, and your decision makers have all approved the push to a new platform. All that hard work has paid off! Now all that's left is implementing your new HR solution.Read More
Common Form W-2 Errors
Mistakes happen to the best of us. But when a mistake happens on an employee's Form W-2, it's important to correct it immediately to avoid any potential fines. But wouldn't it be even better to avoid them altogether?Read More
The new version of Form I-9 is on its way. According to U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), the updated form will be made available starting November 22, 2016. Employers may keep using the current version until January 21, 2017. After the January 21 date, all previous Form I-9 versions will be invalid.