Finance News & Insights

Do’s and don’ts to make performance reviews actually mean something

Everybody hates performance reviews. That’s a given. But there are ways to move them out of the “dreaded chore” category into the file titled “engagement tools.”   [Read more…]

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Got to be a record: 4 investigations, a judgment of $2.1M for OT violations

Occasionally, employers try some sneaky tactics to avoid paying employees the overtime they’re entitled to. This is the most egregious case of this kind of skullduggery we’ve ever come across.   [Read more…]

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Is your staff geared up for possible tax changes in 2017?

Good news for Finance: At least for a little while, IRS is holding off on new rules and guidance, meaning no big changes are currently in store.   [Read more…]

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10 warning signs you may be about to lose a valued Finance staffer

Think you know the signs when a Finance staffer’s about to quit — having lots of doctor appointments, showing up in a suit, etc.? Well, according to new research, the cues that someone is about to jump ship are much subtler.  [Read more…]

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Dems have a plan if Trump succeeds in killing new OT rule

Do the Democrats have a backup plan for the DOL’s new overtime rule if it dies in court or at the hands of the Trump administration? You betcha.  [Read more…]

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New guidance on disposable earnings: What your Payroll people need to know

With the definition of earnings changing from one law to the next, it’s a relief to know that new information on the Consumer Credit Protection Act (CCPA) provides a few answers for your Payroll staff.   [Read more…]

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What Trump’s freeze on new regs means for the DOL new OT rule

There are a lot of Finance professionals who’d like the DOL’s new overtime rule to just die already. Well, they just got two pieces of good news from the Trump administration.  [Read more…]

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Here we go again: More strange antics in applicant interviews

There are about a zillion ways to screw up a job interview. And it appears CareerBuilder knows them all.    [Read more…]

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Grab the checkbook: Penalties for federal law violations go up again

The Department of Labor (DOL) and the Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA), for the second time in just six months, are raising the penalties for employment law violations.   [Read more…]

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Don’t overlook the advantages of total compensation statements

Employers across the country indirectly increased employees’ compensation recently and in many companies, it seemed like nobody noticed. Why? Because management was guilty of a big oversight.   [Read more…]

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