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South Carolina is Expecting: Pregnancy Accommodation Act Takes Effect September 2018

09


Jul

South Carolina is Expecting: Pregnancy Accommodation Act Takes Effect September 2018

The South Carolina Pregnancy Accommodation Act, signed into law in May and taking effect September 14, 2018, modifies previous state law to expand protections for pregnant employees. The law mostly acts to bring state requirements in line with those under federal law, so employers should not have to make changes to their anti-discrimination policies or ...

Payroll Medics Offers Pet-Focused Voluntary Benefits to Meet the Needs of Clients and Employees

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Jun

Payroll Medics Offers Pet-Focused Voluntary Benefits to Meet the Needs of Clients and Employees

National “Take Your Dog to Work Day” was held on June 24. While not all companies allow furry four-legged friends in the workplace, one in every three Fortune 500 companies offers pet insurance from Nationwide® as a voluntary benefit, making it available to millions of employees throughout the U.S. You care about your pets and ...

Why Paid Sick Days Are Good For Your Business

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Jun

Why Paid Sick Days Are Good For Your Business

We’ve all seen it—one of our employees has a bad cold, maybe even the flu, but they come to work anyway. In some cases, the employee has the option of taking time off, and you’d prefer they do so, but still they show up, putting everyone in the workplace at risk. The reasons vary. Sometimes ...

3 Ways to Hire Easy and Work Smarter with an ATS

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May

3 Ways to Hire Easy and Work Smarter with an ATS

With an Applicant Tracking System (ATS) from Payroll Medics, you can say goodbye to giant metal filing cabinets filled with unwieldy paper job applications. Kiss the days of dealing with hundreds of emails goodbye with our simple, centralized applicant tracking system that allows you to start your hiring process the fast and easy way, with ...

HR Alerts: FLSA Amended to Allow Tip Pooling if No Tip Credit is Taken

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May

HR Alerts: FLSA Amended to Allow Tip Pooling if No Tip Credit is Taken

The rules around tip pooling have been mired in litigation since 2011, when regulations came into effect that forbid tip pooling between employees who customarily receive tips and those who do not. The recently passed federal budget bill has created clarity by amending the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and eliminating that rule for employers ...

Steps To Take When Terminating a Well-Liked Employee

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Apr

Steps To Take When Terminating a Well-Liked Employee

Let’s face it, not every firing event is immediate nor does each firing come as a result of warranted circumstances which may involve an employee who: Brings an unauthorized weapon to work Threatens violence or commits a violent act Views pornographic materials on work computers and on work time Steals company property In many cases, a ...

Are You Putting At-Will Employment at Risk?

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Mar

Are You Putting At-Will Employment at Risk?

“At-will” employment refers to a common-law rule that the employment relationship may be terminated by the employer or the employee at any time, with or without cause, with or without notice, for any reason (allowed by law) or no reason at all. The intent behind this rule is to allow either the employee or employer ...

A Valentine’s Day Offer to Swoon Over

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Feb

A Valentine’s Day Offer to Swoon Over

This Valentine’s Day switch to Payroll Medics and simplify HR, payroll and timekeeping with a single suite of solutions. Limited-Time Only: Enjoy 2 Months Free – Don’t miss out on this unprecedented offer. When you chose Payroll Medics you enjoy features like: Cloud-Based Payroll Services Accomplish more online with a client focused, technology driven platform. With ...

7 Factors – Paid or Unpaid DOL Rolls Out A New Intern Test

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Feb

7 Factors – Paid or Unpaid DOL Rolls Out A New Intern Test

Last Friday the Department of Labor (DOL) adopted a new test for unpaid interns. Employers should use this test—called the primary beneficiary test—when determining if a worker can be properly classified as an unpaid intern or if they need to be classified as an employee and paid minimum wage and overtime. The test adopted by ...

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