April 2018 Archives

When Do You Need HR Consulting?

HR consulting

Apr 29th, 2018 by TRAXPayroll

While HR consulting will benefit most companies, there are a number of indications that an institution seriously needs it. This consultation can go a long way to make your HR department and operations more effective.

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Are You Struggling With Employee Scheduling?

employee scheduling

Apr 20th, 2018 by TRAXPayroll

While employee scheduling is simple when you’re dealing with a handful of employees, it can become more challenging as your business grows in size. Industries such as hospitality, retail, manufacturing and healthcare in particular are notorious for work days which are multi-shift, which can create challenges as staff availability and skills must be balanced with peaks in production or services, while keeping labor costs under control. Below are some reasons why automated scheduling will help you establish schedules which are both compliant and cost effective.

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Don’t Make Common Payroll Errors This Year

common payroll errors

Apr 12th, 2018 by TRAXPayroll

While mistakes will occur from time to time, one area where it should be minimized most is payroll. Small businesses especially are susceptible to errors since they lack the personnel and resources of their larger counterparts, making it challenging for them to keep up with constantly changing regulations. The worst thing about these errors is that even if they are not intentional, if not quickly resolved they can land you in hot water with the Internal Revenue Service. Below are three common payroll errors to watch for this year.

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The Massachusetts Pregnant Workers Fairness Act Takes Effect In April

Massachusetts Pregnant Workers Fairness Act

Apr 3rd, 2018 by TRAXPayroll

The Pregnant Workers Fairness Act has gone into effect starting April 1st. This law basically states that employers within the state of Massachusetts will not be able to deny females or recent mothers proper accommodations, even in cases where her pregnancy or condition isn’t considered a disability within current federal and state discrimination laws.

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