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Don’t Set It & Forget It: Keeping up Your Fiduciary Committee

Don’t Set It & Forget It: Keeping up Your Fiduciary Committee

By Kent Maze with Jackson Lewis P.C. It’s hard to believe that 2024 is well underway! That means it’s a perfect time to think about an issue that might get lost in the summertime and (dare I already say) year-end shuffles: fiduciary committees. ERISA imposes fiduciary...

FMLA: What Family Medical Leave Act Provisions Mean for Your Business

FMLA: What Family Medical Leave Act Provisions Mean for Your Business

“If you don't think FMLA applies to you, but it does, you're going to be committing violation after violation.” In episode #92 of Mission to Grow, the Asure podcast that serves as small business owners' guide to cash, compliance and the War for Talent, Principal at...

How Employee Onboarding Works

How Employee Onboarding Works

What is employee onboarding? More importantly, how can it help your organization? In a recent interview on the podcast “Mission to Grow,” Mike Vannoy discussed recent surveys of more than 2,000 small businesses. The survey found that 85% of fast-growth companies have...

Data Security in Payroll: Safeguarding Against Breaches

Data Security in Payroll: Safeguarding Against Breaches

How to Avoid and Respond to a Data Breach In today's digital age, data security is paramount, especially when it comes to sensitive information like payroll data. Payroll systems contain a treasure trove of personal and financial data, making them an attractive target...

Top 5 HR Challenges for Restaurant Owners (+ Tips to Solve Them)

Top 5 HR Challenges for Restaurant Owners (+ Tips to Solve Them)

Running a restaurant comes with its unique set of challenges and managing human resources (HR) effectively is crucial for success. In this blog post, we'll highlight the top five HR challenges faced by restaurant owners and provide insights on how to address them. 1....

Common Pitfalls With New Employee Onboarding

Common Pitfalls With New Employee Onboarding

In the United States, 25% of organizations spend a day or less on new employee onboarding. The employee onboarding process helps employees feel engaged in their workplace, but a recent Gallup poll revealed that a mere 12% of workers “strongly agree” that their...

HR Compliance Update | March 11, 2024

HR Compliance Update | March 11, 2024

FEDERAL UPDATES DOL Exempt Employees/Salary Basis:  In September, DOL’s Wage and Hour Division published a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking that would significantly raise the salary basis requirement for executive, administrative, or professional exempt employees to...

7 Types of Time Fraud (+ How to Prevent Them)

7 Types of Time Fraud (+ How to Prevent Them)

Time fraud comes in many forms and can be tough to detect. It is often committed by supervisors because of the position of trust they hold in the company and the access they have but it doesn’t end there. Employees at all levels can commit time fraud. For example,...

HR Compliance Update | March 1, 2024

HR Compliance Update | March 1, 2024

FEDERAL UPDATES OSHA – A reminder that the OSHA reporting deadline is quickly approaching!  The last day to file reports in the OSHA portal is March 2, 2024. Covid Isolation Periods – Although not official, rumor has it that the CDC is planning to announce this spring...

Salaried or Hourly? Understand Exempt Classifications

Salaried or Hourly? Understand Exempt Classifications

“You cannot contract around the law.” In episode #90 of Mission to Grow, the Asure podcast that serves as small business owners' guide to cash, compliance and the War for Talent, Asure's VP of HR Consulting, Mary Simmons, joins host Mike Vannoy to  discuss the...

Unveiling Pay Transparency: The Effects of the Workplace Trend

Unveiling Pay Transparency: The Effects of the Workplace Trend

In the dynamic realm of today's workplaces, pay transparency is revolutionizing how we view compensation and organizational dynamics. From Silicon Valley giants to burgeoning startups, salary disclosure is no longer a whispered taboo but a rallying cry for fairness...

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