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Straight from the APA: Understanding Earned Wage Access and Payroll

Earned wage access (EWA) programs are rising in popularity, but what impact do they have on payroll?
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The complex world of payroll continues to evolve. Over the past year, earned wage access (EWA) programs have moved from the early adoption phase to a more common business practice that’s part of the benefits package in many industries. 

With the use of EWA growing, the American Payroll Association (APA) recently set out to thoroughly understand EWA technology and its potential impacts on payroll management. 

In this webinar replay, the director of government relations for the APA, Alice Jacobsohn, Esq., provides payroll professionals with a comprehensive overview of employer-integrated EWA. 

During this replay, you will learn:

  • Why EWA programs are becoming more prevalent
  • Considerations for selecting an EWA provider and an overview of a typical workflow involved in the process
  • The legal and regulatory framework for EWA

In addition, you’ll also hear how UKG can help transform your payroll management processes and create a better work experience for your people.

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Alice Jacobsohn is the director of government relations for the American Payroll Association and an experienced advocate building bridges between payroll professionals and government legislative and regulatory entities. She has over 30 years of success in high-profile policy, regulation, and advocacy roles. Prior to APA, Jacobsohn worked for 17 years as a director at the National Waste and Recycling Association, where she developed and implemented educational programs and public relations strategies, managed state chapters and policymaking groups, and lobbied and educated decision makers. She was a program manager at SEMCOR Inc., advising the U.S. military and private-sector customers on compliance; a staff attorney for a commissioner at the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission; and a legislative assistant to a Pennsylvania state senator.
Kylene Zenk is the director of industry marketing at UKG, one of the world’s most innovative human capital management and workforce management companies following the merger of Kronos Incorporated and Ultimate Software. A thought leader on topics surrounding digital transformation and workforce engagement, Zenk regularly speaks at industry leadership conferences. Since joining UKG in 2007, Zenk has focused on tracking and identifying the industry trends that shape the future of work for organizations worldwide. She works to educate organizations on how creating a differentiated and positive experience for all team members across the organization can help improve operational and financial performance.