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How to Navigate the New FLSA Overtime Rule

What do the most recent changes to the FLSA overtime rules mean for you? Here's a guide to understanding the changes and how they could affect your business.
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Why Payroll and Workforce Management Belong Together

Combined with the right workforce management technology, processing payroll doesn’t have to be a complicated, error-prone, manual process. Find out how.
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UKG Payroll University: What Are Payroll Garnishments and Deductions?

Learn how to navigate the complexities of payroll garnishments and deductions - including your responsibilities as an employer - and best practices for managing them.
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The Top 7 Benefits of Payroll Automation Software for Small Businesses

Payroll automation software is becoming a must-have for delivering accurate, on-time payroll and ensuring compliance with tax regulations and payroll laws. Here’s how to leverage an automated solution to streamline and improve the accuracy of your payroll processes so you can focus on growing your business.
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4 Keys to Better HR and Payroll Management: Kickstarting Collaboration

HR and payroll can partner effectively if they keep their people at the heart of what they do. Here are four practical ways to get there.
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Compensation Planning: A Practical Guide for Small and Medium Businesses

A deep dive into how to create an effective compensation plan, from understanding its components and best practices to overcoming challenges and empowering organizations in optimizing employee value and achieving sustainable success.
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4 Strategies to Ensure Compliance with Minimum Wage Laws

By understanding and adhering to these regulations, businesses can avoid costly penalties, enhance their reputation, and foster a more motivated workforce.
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Leveling the Paying Field: Pay Transparency for SMBs

Pay equity and pay transparency can be intimidating topics for HR teams at small businesses, but the benefits are big. Learn the importance of eliminating pay inequities and how it builds trust, accountability, and fairness within workplaces.
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What’s the Best Pay Cycle for Your 2024 Payroll Calendar?

Weigh the pros and cons of different pay cycles and find the one that works best for you and your people. 
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3 Pay Transparency Laws You Must Know for 2024

Pay transparency isn’t new, but states, employers, and employees are all paying more attention. Here are three pay transparency laws to know for 2024. 
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Your 2023 Year-End Payroll Checklist

Use this year-end payroll checklist to help you get organized and set you up for success in the new year.  
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5 Basic Steps in Processing Payroll (Plus, Helpful Tips)

Running payroll can be time-consuming, cumbersome, and overwhelming. Learn the five basic steps in processing payroll. 
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5 Benefits of Automated Employment and Income Verification

Learn how streamlining the employment and income verification process reduces HR’s workload and empowers employees. 
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Remote Work Compliance:
6 Factors to Consider

Employment law for remote workers is increasingly complex. Consider these six factors when evaluating remote work compliance. 
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The Latest on Pay Reporting Requirements for Employers

Despite a federal program, some states have taken pay reporting requirements into their own hands. Here's what employers need to know.
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How Compensation Managers Should Approach Automation

Upcoming advancements in artificial intelligence (AI) are exciting to read about. But what will automation mean for compensation managers?
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What Pay Transparency Looks Like in 2023

New pay transparency laws went into effect January 1. Here’s what the laws mean for employers and employees and how they affect HR.
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The Power of HR and Payroll Support Roles

HR and payroll are more than “back-office” support roles. Explore how a people-centric approach paired with data can transform your organization.
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Disaster Unemployment Assistance and Tax Credits After a Hurricane

Hello Income Tax season! This resource features lists of government relief programs, including disaster unemployment assistance and the disaster relief tax credit, to support companies and employees. Be aware of and knowledgeable about possible tax implications.  
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What is Payroll’s Role in Pay Equity?

Payroll professionals can play a pivotal role in leading pay equity initiatives in the workplace. Here’s how.
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