Looking for Guidance on Handling Final Wages?

The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), which establishes federal minimum wage and overtime laws, does not require that employers give departing employees their final wages immediately. In general, however, wages covered by the FLSA must be paid by the next regularly...

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What Is a Total Rewards Package?

With millennials dominating the workforce and the next generation of workers gearing up to make their mark, employers are being forced to rethink their rewards strategy. When employers think “rewards,” compensation and benefits typically first come to mind—and with...

Do You Need a Third-Party Administrator?

A third-party administrator (TPA) is typically an independent entity that helps employers administer and manage some or all aspects of their employee benefit plan. Services may include the following: Designing and implementing plan benefits Enrolling employees and...

An Overview of Wage Garnishments

A wage garnishment is a legal process that requires an employer to withhold a portion of an employee’s wages to satisfy a debt owed by that individual. The garnishment order can be issued by a court (such as for unpaid child support, alimony, and unsecured consumer...

Know Your Tip-Reporting Responsibilities

If tipping is customary at your business, then both you and your employees have to meet tip-reporting responsibilities. (Tipping is most common in restaurants, bars, nightclubs, hotels, resorts, and other similar service establishments.) The Fair Labor Standards Act...

IRS Issues Long-Awaited Withholding Guidance for 2018

WASHINGTON — The Internal Revenue Service today released Notice 1036, which updates the income-tax withholding tables for 2018 reflecting changes made by the tax reform legislation enacted last month. This is the first in a series of steps that IRS will take to help...

Ban on Salary Pay History Inquiries May Become New Trend

California is expanding equal pay protections with its new statewide ban into inquiring about an applicant's salary history. The point is to take away any justification of disparity in compensation between workers of the opposite sex who are performing substantially...

How to Explain Employee Benefits

The first thing employees are looking for during the hiring process is employee benefits. Yes, the benefits package is sometimes even more important than salary. Employees now expect comprehensive benefits packages tailored to their personal needs—not just to broadly...