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What are the Small Business FMLA Requirements?

What are the Small Business FMLA Requirements?

What are the requirements for FMLA? More importantly, does FMLA apply to small businesses?  As a small business owner, it is important to educate yourself about FMLA requirements for employers. If you have 50 or more employees, there is an excellent chance that this...

Earned Wage Access: Attracting Top Talent in a Tight Labor Market

Earned Wage Access: Attracting Top Talent in a Tight Labor Market

Right now, the unemployment rate is at 3.8%. Since January 2022, the unemployment rate hasn’t gone above 4.0%. While a low unemployment rate is great news for workers, it leads to upward pressure on wages. Workplaces have to be especially creative if they want to...

How EEOC Laws Can Help You Create a Productive Work Environment

How EEOC Laws Can Help You Create a Productive Work Environment

Are you aware of the non-discrimination laws that could affect your company? What are you doing to comply with federal and state regulations?  The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) was created on July 2, 1965. Its goal was to eliminate workplace...

Privacy Versus Cyber – What is the Bigger Risk?

Privacy Versus Cyber – What is the Bigger Risk?

By Joseph J. Lazzarotti, Jackson Lewis Law Firm Body “Cybersecurity” has emerged as one of top risks facing organizations. Considering the steady stream of massive data breaches affecting millions (sometimes billions), the debilitating effects of ransomware on an...

Elevating Workplace Leadership: Manager Training and Technology

Elevating Workplace Leadership: Manager Training and Technology

Effective leadership is the cornerstone of a thriving workplace culture, driving productivity, employee engagement, and organizational success. As such, investing in manager training is not just beneficial but essential for fostering strong leadership capabilities...

10 Things to Remember About the FMLA

10 Things to Remember About the FMLA

While there are different rules in each state, the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) applies to every business that operates in the United States. Even if you don’t think this law applies to you, it’s important to learn about FMLA notification requirements and...

Understanding Isolating And Allocating Growth Capital

Understanding Isolating And Allocating Growth Capital

“Cash is a choice and debt is a choice.” In episode #96 of Mission to Grow, the Asure podcast that serves as small business owners' guide to cash, compliance and the War for Talent, speaker, entrepreneur, and financial expert, Greg Crabtree, sits down with host Mike...

How On-Demand Pay Apps Work

How On-Demand Pay Apps Work

What is on-demand pay? How can it boost your company’s bottom line? Through on-demand pay apps, you can provide workers with additional benefits and improve your employee turnover rate. Many of these apps can be integrated into your payroll system, so you don’t have...

Understanding SOC Codes: What Are They and When Are They Required?

Understanding SOC Codes: What Are They and When Are They Required?

Understanding SOC codes is crucial for businesses to categorize workers accurately and comply with state reporting requirements. The Standard Occupational Classification (SOC) system, utilized by federal agencies, assigns a unique code to every job role, helping...

The Benefits of On-Demand Pay for Small Businesses

The Benefits of On-Demand Pay for Small Businesses

By setting up on-demand pay, you can give your employees access to wages they have already earned. Depending on your payroll provider, you may be able to integrate this type of system into your current payroll platform. Once pay-on-demand services are set up, you can...

What Is the Difference Between ADA and FMLA?

What Is the Difference Between ADA and FMLA?

Are you required to offer your employees unpaid leave? What type of reasonable accommodations do you need to make for disabled workers?  As a small business owner, it’s important to learn the difference between ADA and FMLA rules. The Americans with Disabilities Act...

Anti-Discrimination Laws: Are Your Hiring Practices EEO Compliant?

Anti-Discrimination Laws: Are Your Hiring Practices EEO Compliant?

“Feelings are important here, because I have to feel safe at work.” In episode #95 of Mission to Grow, the Asure podcast that serves as small business owners' guide to cash, compliance and the War for Talent, VP of HR Compliance and Learning and Development at Asure,...

HR Compliance Update | April 8, 2024

HR Compliance Update | April 8, 2024

FEDERAL UPDATES Federal Contractors: OFCCP AAP certification – the portal opened April 1, and will remain open until July 1.  Employers required to submit affirmative action plans must log into the portal and certify their plan before it closes.  Contractors who fail...

Bottling Company Agrees To $132,000 Settlement For DOL Violations

Bottling Company Agrees To $132,000 Settlement For DOL Violations

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) has reached a settlement agreement with a bottling company after an inspection by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) found the company exposed employees to amputation and other serious injuries. Asure’s HR...

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