Human Resources Tag

A salary, or wage, advance is a type of short-term loan from an employer to an employee. The employee receiving the advance must pay back the money within a specified time frame, as dictated by the company's salary advance policy. Under federal law, employers can make...

On September 24, 2019, and December 12, 2019, the U.S. Department of Labor announced a final rule to make 1.3 million American workers newly eligible for overtime pay and an updated definition of overtime. This is the first time in more than 50 years that...

Can we send employees home early because there isn’t any work to do?   Yes, you can send employees home early due to a lack of work. Just keep in mind that exempt employees would need to be paid their entire salary for the day. Non-exempt employees...

If your company has a lot of employees who don't have bank accounts or who work on the road or in remote locations, a payroll card system could save your business money in processing costs while making it easier for employees to access their wages. Direct...

On Dec. 5, the IRS released a new version of the well-known W-4 form. The  2020 Form W-4, has been retitled Employee's Withholding Certificate. The changes are designed to make accurate income-tax withholding easier for employees starting next year. So why all the change  to the...

Employee breaks obviously take time away from work, but some employers have found effective scheduling of breaks can actually improve production. Fifty-four percent of employers responding to an Employers of America survey provide morning and afternoon break times of 10 to 15 minutes. One employer said...