In an effort to fight wage-theft, Illinois has established The Worker Protection Unit.
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Time & Attendance
The Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) entitles eligible employees of covered employers to take unpaid, job-protected leave for specified family and medical reasons. Eligible employees are entitled to take up to 12 weeks of FMLA in a 12-month period for qualifying events. Get the details here.
As of May 14, 2019, Oregon regulations have been updated so that all employers in the state are now required to provide their employees with “reasonable rest periods” in order to express milk.
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Sometimes overtime is paid at one-and-a-half times an employee's regular hourly rate...but sometimes it's more complicated than that. Watch this free pre-recorded 30- minute webinar to refresh yourself on OT calculations.
On March 7, the Department of Labor announced a proposal which would make more American workers eligible for overtime pay. Get the details here.
Originally issued in 2012, Seattle’s Paid Sick and Safe Time rule changed effective July 1, 2018. Get the details here.
As of July 1, 2018, Rhode Island employers with at least 18 employees will be eligible to take up to three days of paid Sick-and-Safe Leave under new legislation signed in September. Get the details here.
Join Optimum Solutions for a quick webinar that covers which records you need to keep, and how long each different piece needs to be maintained. We'll simplify the facts for you so you can get everything in order!
Soon you will have an opportunity t to participate in a new pilot program from Wage and Hour called the Payroll Audit Independent Determination (PAID) program. Get the details here.
Let us introduce you to some popular mobile apps that can make your payroll/HR life easier! Track expenses, keep notes, calculate time and pay – you’ll be amazed at what you can do on your mobile devices! You can even share many of these with your employees so they can help you keep better records. Watch the webinar here.
On March 11 at 2 a.m., most of the United States changes to Daylight Saving Time by setting clocks ahead by one hour. our payroll department may need to field questions related to payment for worked time and overtime. Get the details here.
A paid sick leave plan is to take effect February 11, 2018 in Maryland due to the legislature overturning the governor’s veto. Get the details here.
In 2017, Oregon became the first state to enact laws regarding Predictive Scheduling, many of which will go into effect July 1, 2018. Get the details here.
Plans to repeal and replace ACA have not been welcomed with bipartisan open arms on Capitol Hill. Get the details here.
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