With more and more employees seeking a greater work-life balance, many companies are offering increased flexibility. And one of the most common perks is telecommuting. In fact, more than two-thirds of organizations now offer some type of telecommuting benefit. But to ensure the productivity of remote workers while protecting themselves against risk, an effective policy
Marijuana legalization across the US is increasing recreational and medical use of the drug. And in some workplaces, that’s having an impact on productivity and safety. To maintain an optimal working environment, many organizations are developing policies governing the use and possession of the drug, as well as impairment. In Workforce magazine, Complete Payroll Solutions
According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the labor force participation rate is expected to increase fastest for the oldest segments of the population—most notably, people ages 65 to 74 and 75 and older—through 2024. With this changing composition of the workforce, should your company capitalize on the trend? Here are five reasons you may want
In today’s dynamic regulatory environment, HR departments are expected to keep up with the latest requirements to ensure continued compliance. But with limited resources, staff, or expertise, it can be challenging to understand just what the IRS, DOL, OSHA, and other governmental bodies are asking of organizations, and how to supply it, putting you at
Depending on your business, you may have employees that are classified as exempt or non-exempt, or both. The distinction is key because non-exempt workers are eligible for federal minimum wage and overtime pay protections under the Fair Labor Standards Act – and may be protected by state wage and hour laws as well. But the
Effectively managing negative employee behavior is essential to a healthy and productive workplace. But sometimes it can be challenging to determine whether an employee’s actions constitute misconduct that requires discipline or are simply performance-related. And the difference is important because it impacts the plan HR puts in place for improvement. Here are some ways to
As the use of social media grows, concerns about your employees’ use of social media in the workplace may as well. For example: An employee may be logging on to social media sites frequently during the workday, depriving your company of productive working time. Employees on social media might make negative comments about your company,
With the new year upon us, companies of all sizes need to prepare for difficult challenges in 2019. Among the most pressing issues employers face in the coming year are: 1. Healthcare Costs: In a survey of top employer concerns for 2019 conducted by Associated Industries of Massachusetts (AIM), 74% of employers noted the cost
The dynamic nature of employment laws and regulations makes it critical to stay on top of changes each year to stay in compliance. Learn five ways to make sure your employee handbook is up-to-date in our blog post, including a downloadable list of must-haves.
Complete Payroll Solutions shares answers to common questions around voluntary termination in this blog post.