California, which has close to 40 million residents, is the most populous state and possibly the most complex when it comes to Payroll and Human Resources.
The “Eureka!” state has many laws and regulations to safeguard employers and employees. Almost every aspect of the workplace is covered, including meal and rest periods, vacation policies, itemized wage statements and final paycheck requirements.
Worklio is an international company that has tapped into the power of globalization. The largest Worklio office is smack dab in the center of Europe in Brno, Czech Republic — a city that has attracted so many American and international technology firms that it has become known locally as the Silicon Valley of Europe.
Worklio has found ways to benefit from several advantages that Brno has to offer, including the advanced education of the large university city
Surprise! It’s time for a Minimum Wage Pop Quiz. Put away your books (and your smart phones) and take out a pen and paper.
(Don’t worry. It won’t hurt, much.)
Minimum Wage Pop Quiz – Questions
1. What is the minimum wage in Florida?
Need another reminder for why you need to dot every “i” and cross every “t”? Here it is: he Department of Labor increased its civil penalties.
Pretty much every violation has been adjusted for inflation, including failures to comply with the Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA), the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), the Family & Medical Leave Act (FMLA), the different versions of the Immigration & Nationality Act and the Migrant and Seasonal Agricultural Worker Protection Act (MSPA).
The sun is up a bit longer every day. The calendar is slowly creeping closer to springtime. And all of your W-2s are distributed and the data has been sent off. Life is good. Except:
Now it is time to really bear down on ACA documentation.
The important question is how much time and effort will it all take? The answer to that question depends on many things, not the least of which: paper or electronic?
One of the first documents that new-hire employees fill out when they get on the job and one of the documents that should be updated every year is the Form W-4. For more than three decades, it has remained largely unchanged.
Not any more.
This year, the W-4 has gone through a significant update to make the withholding system more accurate and more transparent. As the IRS says, it will “ensure (a) smooth taxpayer experience.”
Worklio, the powerful Payroll Software and HRMS for PEOs, ASOs and Staffing Firms with focus on providing extensive Security, expert Customer Service and Growth, has passed a full compliance verification audit for its ISO 27001 certification for information security management and its ISO 9001 certification for quality management.
TayllorCox, an international certification company, verified compliance with the ISO standards with the comprehensive audit last month.
Whenever you make a big decision it is best to weigh the positives and negatives. Outsourcing your company to a Professional Employer Organization (PEO) or an Administrative Services Organization (ASO) would qualify as a big decision.
So which way does the scale tilt?
Every business is different so every situation is unique. For the positives
There are hundreds of Professional Employer Organizations (PEOs) that take on all Payroll, Benefits and HR responsibilities, and there are hundreds of Administrative Services Organizations (ASOs) that handle parts of a company’s day-to-day workload.
A PEO or an ASO could help any company immensely.
However, every change comes with an inherent risk. Would it be worth the trouble to outsource your Payroll, Benefits and HR? Just how difficult would it be for a company to make the switch to a PEO or an ASO?
There are many benefits to working with one of the hundreds of Professional Employer Organizations (PEOs) or Administrative Services Organizations (ASOs).
Just to name a few:
More time to focus on the core revenue-generating side of your business;
Enhanced benefit offerings;
Bulk purchasing power;