Uber Drivers & Federal Overtime Law: Contractor or Employee?

Uber faces lawsuit that could force change on driver employee status and impact their compliance with Federal Overtime Laws.   Another, in a line of recent suits, filed against Uber stands as a stark warning to other companies trying to meet compliance with the new Federal Overtime Law that’s set to take effect in December.…

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FLSA Overtime Regulations

FLSA Overtime Regulations

FLSA Overtime RegulationsThe Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), is a complex federal employment law that is also sometimes called the “wage and hour” law. The compliance aspect of the Act can confuse even experienced management personnel. It’s also a law that’s commonly violated because of its complexity. Among other things, FLSA sets stringent record keeping standards.…

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Updated Federal Overtime Law Means Tracking Time For More Employees

Federal Overtime Laws Require Tracking Employee Time

Federal Labor Laws Federal labor laws have existed in the United States for nearly a century, and are intended to govern the relationships between companies and their employees. These laws are intended to provide protection for employees from the companies who hire them. In addition to regulating minimum wage, federal labor laws also regulate the…

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Gerber: 3 Million dollar fine for poor time and attendance.

A Supreme court ruling for an Arkansas case is requiring Gerber to pay 3 Million dollars in back wages to its employees for the time that they spend donning and doffing their uniforms. Gerber employees claim that they have to spend 4 hours a week pressing, using a lint roller and taking off and putting…

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What You Need to Know to Prepare for PBJ

Long-term care facilities mandatory Payroll Based Journal (PBJ) reporting is fast approaching. So, you only have one more quarter to get your ducks in a row, so to speak. July 1, 2016 is the first quarter that PBJ reporting will be mandatory, meaning the period for data to be submitted will be from July 1,…

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Quality of Care and Payroll Based Journal Reporting

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Employer Shared Responsibility—Fact or Fiction

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Five Things You Can do to Avoid ACA Penalties

Businessman showing the red card penalty

If you don’t already have a grand plan in place for meeting the requirements of ACA, you’re probably feeling a little like an underachiever. Well, don’t worry you’re not alone. Majority of large employers (70%) handle ACA compliance internally, and an independent study revealed that these employers do not feel fully prepared to manage several…

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PBJ and the Solutions You Need

I know PBJ reporting must sound like a daunting task to tackle. Well, you are not alone. But don’t worry, SwipeClock’s Workforce Management Suite solution can help make this process easier for you. SwipeClock’s Workforce Management Suite— the Solutions You Need TimeWorksPlus is our automated timekeeping system that not only tracks employee hours to the…

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