UKG Honored for Payroll Software and Services Leadership

American Payroll Association, Constellation Research, and NelsonHall All Recognize UKG
September 28, 2021, LOWELL, Mass., and WESTON, Fla.

UKG (Ultimate Kronos Group), a leading global provider of human capital management (HCM), payroll, HR Service Delivery (HRSD), and workforce management solutions, today announced new awards and accolades for delivering excellence in payroll from the American Payroll Association and Global Payroll Management Institute, Constellation Research, and NelsonHall.

“Without a doubt, Pro is the best payroll engine available,” said Trudy Gokey, director of benefits and HRIS at Rosen’s Diversified Inc, which utilizes UKG to manage its 5,000 people. “Now, our payroll is accurate, our business units can keep their own specific compensation strategies, and our teams can generate a range of business reports on one business unit or on the company as a whole.”

Citing a strong heritage of innovation and consistent investment in research and development, global research analysts NelsonHall recently named UKG a Leader in its NelsonHall Vendor Evaluation and Assessment Tool (NEAT) for payroll services. The report cites next generation payroll capabilities and the inclusion of HRSD as a differentiator for UKG. UKG is also a Leader in NelsonHall’s workforce management NEAT.

“My UKG account team is working to find synergies and to maximize what the solution can do,” said Kathryn Poslunsy, HR systems administration at Biltmore, which utilizes UKG. “I have found everyone on my support team to be extremely knowledgeable and helpful.”

Based on its ability to help people understand and manage their paychecks, enable payroll departments to efficiently manage the payroll cycle, and help organizations take advantage of cloud payroll technologies, UKG has been named to the Constellation Research ShortList for Payroll for North American SMBs. The Constellation ShortList helps organizations with up to 3,000 people identify a payroll partner.

The American Payroll Association and the Global Payroll Management Institute also recognized UKG as a “Showcase Standout Award” recipient during its inaugural 2021 Payroll Solutions Showcase. UKG was awarded the “Cutting Edge Technology” award by payroll professionals attending the event.

“Organizations can show care and empathy while having a measurable impact on their peoples’ lives by expanding payroll from a business process to a holistic focus on financial wellness,” said Chris Todd, president at UKG. “We believe people are the most important part of every business, which is why UKG is committed to delivering innovative tools that help people gain early access to their earned wages, model their future earnings, and donate to causes that matter through direct payroll deductions, in addition to equitable and accurate pay.”

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About UKG

At UKG (Ultimate Kronos Group), our purpose is people. Built from a merger that created one of the largest cloud companies in the world, UKG believes organizations succeed when they focus on their people. As a leading global provider of HCM, payroll, HR service delivery, and workforce management solutions, UKG delivers award-winning Pro, Dimensions, and Ready solutions to help tens of thousands of organizations across geographies and in every industry drive better business outcomes, improve HR effectiveness, streamline the payroll process, and help make work a better, more connected experience for everyone. UKG has 13,000 employees around the globe and is known for an inclusive workplace culture. The company has earned numerous awards for culture, products, and services, including consecutive years on Fortune’s 100 Best Companies to Work For list. To learn more, visit

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