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Category: “Federal Law”

If Not Now, When? Using the COVID-19 Relief Bill for Cloud Readiness in HR.

02 February, 2021

Estimated time to read: 3 minutes, 45 seconds

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Amid 5,500 pages, the lines on page 2,046 in the updated COVID-19 Relief Bill about technology are easy to miss. Missing out on the opportunities those lines afford, however, would be a mistake. This is particularly true for HR and payroll departments struggling with manual processes or myriad error...

Overtime and Fluctuating Workweeks

16 June, 2020

Estimated time to read: 1 minute

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The U.S. Department of Labor published its revised rule, Fluctuating Workweek Method of Computing Overtime in the Federal Register on June 8, 2020. This final rule, effective August 7, 2020, clarifies, under certain circumstances, employers can use the Fair Labor Standard Act’s fluctuating wor...

Three Tips to Get Compliant with New Overtime Requirements

12 November, 2019

Estimated time to read: 1 minute, 30 seconds

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On September 24, 2019, the Department of Labor announced a final rule that updates the thresholds for executive, administrative, and professional employees under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). The changes are slated to go into effect on January 1, 2020. These modifications to the FLSA are expe...

Looking Ahead at the Proposed Overtime Rule

19 June, 2019

Estimated time to read: 1 minute, 30 seconds

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The U.S. Department of Labor recently released a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking that would revise the federal overtime regulations. This notice begins a public comment period that will last for 60 days and allow people to share their feedback about the proposal. The release of a change to the overti...

Now’s the Time to Share Your Thoughts About the New Overtime Rule

12 September, 2017

Estimated time to read: 2 minutes

The Labor Department’s Wage and Hour Division has announced a new request for information concerning the still-in-limbo overtime rule that revised the federal Fair Labor Standards Act’s salary thresholds for overtime eligibility. The request is the DOL’s way of obtaining public comments from employ...

Having trouble withholding for employees traveling from state to state? Congressional help might be on the way

15 August, 2017

Estimated time to read: 2 minutes, 45 seconds

The House has passed a bill designed to simplify the tax process for employees who work across state lines frequently or travel for business and make it easier to avoid paying income taxes outside their state of residence. Under the Mobile Workforce State Income Tax Simplification Act of 2017 (H.R....