Blog Posts in HR

What the Comp Time Bill May Mean for You
In early May 2017, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Working Families Flexibility Act of 2017 in the hope of giving both employers and their workers new ways of handling compensation for overtime hours. The bill passed mainly along party...Read more
HSAs and the Repeal and Replace Effort
Earlier this year (2017), it looked like the GOP effort to repeal and replace Obamacare was dead. And even though current prospects are only slightly brighter, the passage of the American Health Care Act (AHCA) signals a willingness in Washington to...Read more
The First 2 Weeks Are Critical in Preventing Turnover
As experts in construction and restaurant payroll, we know first-hand that some industries have higher turnover rates than others. The hospitality sector is a good example. Hospitality businesses tend to hire and terminate so quickly that entire...Read more
When Employees Do Not Show: 3 Things to Keep in Mind
One of the last things an employer wants to deal with from an HR perspective are employees who do not show. 'No show' workers or those who simply do not show up for their shifts without requesting time off beforehand and without making any effort to...Read more
Employer Responsibilities for Wage Garnishment
When a person's wages are garnished by a court or federal agency, employers have certain responsibilities they must uphold. These responsibilities are the same whether the employer uses an online payroll service or has its own in-house payroll...Read more
2 Biggest Payroll Concerns for Remote Employees
Digital technology has made it more attractive for companies to bring on remote employees capable of working almost anywhere. Keeping track of remote employees for payroll reporting purposes can be somewhat confusing. Understand that making payroll...Read more
An Easy-To-Understand Explanation of the W-2
As a leading provider of online payroll services for small business, it's not uncommon for BenefitMall to work with clients who have W-2 questions. In an effort to make using the W-2 form a little bit easier, we have put together a basic explanation...Read more
Great Ways to Help Employees This Tax Season
It's that time of year again when workers start filing their tax returns. Many are hoping for a nice return they plan to use to catch up on bills, take a trip, or just do something special for the family. Did you know that you, as an employer, can...Read more
Now Is the Time to Update the Company Handbook
Your company handbook represents an easy way to communicate certain things relating to payroll, benefits, workplace rules, company policies, etc. And if your company is like most others, your policies change from time to time. Those changes require...Read more