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
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The Washington regulatory machine has certainly been very busy over the last 12 months. Some of what they have been doing is good for employers and their employees; some of it is not. For example, consider the recent rule changes proposed by the IRS...Read more
Since the dawn of capitalism, there has been a single word that has served as the proverbial 'line in the sand' defining those who succeed from those who do not: competitiveness. In its purest form, that's really what capitalism is all about. It is...Read more
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
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
All eyes have been on the Trump administration since the announcement was made that overtime rules implemented under the previous administration would be put on hold. We now have a better idea of the direction lawmakers might take thanks to a new...Read more
As Congress wrestles with the monumental task of repealing and replacing the Affordable Care Act (ACA), one thing is clear: the process is not as cut and dried as it was made out to be during last year's campaign. Congressional leaders are hoping to...Read more
Every small business owner knows that federal and state regulations are terribly burdensome. Even those of us here at BenefitMall understand the problems that regulations cause. But we also know that regulatory compliance is made easier when you...Read more