My Payroll Representative is a joy to work with, she makes the process of payroll easy to understand. She has proactively called me to make sure that I submit my payroll on time and can successfully pay my employees. She trains me on new processes in a very clear easy to learn way. She is always polite and friendly on the phone even when under pressure. - Tammy W
- Tue | 21 Oct 2008
Although the economic crisis has eclipsed every issue as the top concern among U.S. voters, health care reform remains a hot campaign topic as the presidential election draws closer.
- Thu | 11 Sep 2008
"The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) doesn't fine businesses for honest errors,” Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff said Sept. 9, 2008, following a presentation on the nation’s infrastructure at the Brookings Institute in Washington, D.C. People get fined when they knowingly employ illegal aliens.
Businesses that use the E-Verify system will not be fined if it turns out that employees were approved for employment by the E-Verify system because the worker used a stolen identity, Chertoff said.
- Wed | 23 Jul 2008
The federal minimum wage will become $6.55 per hour on July 24, 2008. The 70-cent raise from 5.85 per hour is the second stage of a two-year, three-phased increase of the wage, which began in July 2007.
- Thu | 21 Aug 2008
The U.S. Social Security Administration (SSA) recently unveiled a new online retirement calculator designed to help people plan for retirement . Unlike other retirement estimators that require the user to insert yearly earnings information into a calculator, the SSA’s Retirement Estimator automatically pulls information from a person’s actual Social Security earnings record.
- Fri | 18 Jul 2008
Keep employees safe during those sweltering summer days.
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) doesn't have a specific standard for addressing heat stress. However, the agency has previously issued citations to employers that have allowed employees to be exposed to a risk of serious physical harm from excessively hot work environments based on the General Duty Clause.