Knowing how to stay ahead of the curve and keep your business successful often comes down to a few simple rules. Once you understand that business competition isn’t inherently a bad thing for your company, it’s a lot easier to adjust your tactics so you not only feel better at the end of the day, but that your bottom-line shows improvement, too. (more…)
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Employers in all states must make sure that their state labor law posters are up-to-date on a regular basis. Here are a few state changes and their effective dates:
- Minimum wage increases effective 1/1/18, for Alaska, Arizona, Colorado, Florida, Maine, Minnesota, Missouri,Montana, New Jersey, Ohio, Rhode Island, South Dakota, and Washington.
- Minimum wage increase effective 12/31/17 for New York.
- Transgender rights and discrimination laws in California effective 1/1/18.
- OSHA laws effective 1/1/18, and wage and hour laws effective 7/10/17, in Hawaii.
- Rules to be Observed by Employers in Nevada effective 7/1/17.
- Wage and Hour Notice to Employees in North Carolina, effective 12/31/17.
- Reasonable Accommodations for Pregnancy in Vermont, effective 1/1/18.
All employers in these states should check their state employment law posters to make sure that they are up-to-date with the new laws effective immediately. For additional information on these new updates, please contact us at www.newfocushr.com
Managing the day-to-day operations of your business can keep any owner busy. Top it off with the holiday seasons’ flurry of vacation time and sick days, and you’ve got an even bigger challenge. Payroll and paid time off for employees can get complicated. But The Payroll Department is always ready to help you simplify and make payroll details manageable.