Fair Labor Standards Act

16 08, 2016

Take a Proactive Step with Pending FLSA Changes

2017-01-08T13:22:27+00:00 August 16th, 2016|General Payroll and HR, Microsoft Dynamics GP|0 Comments

In anticipation of the upcoming changes to the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), businesses may consider conducting an audit of job position, job duties and salary thresholds. The December 1 deadline will be here before you know it and it’s best to get prepared now, so that you can remain FLSA compliant this winter.Businesses that [...]

9 05, 2016

Businesses Need to Focus on Overtime Rule Legislation

2017-01-08T13:22:33+00:00 May 9th, 2016|General Payroll and HR, Microsoft Dynamics GP|0 Comments

Human Resources departments have been spending time getting ready for Affordable Care Act (ACA) compliance and must now also turn their attention to another important pending legislation – overtime rules. The US Department of Labor (DOL) released new rules last year that would impact provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and extend eligibility [...]

5 04, 2016

New Overtime Rules – How to Safeguard Your Budget

2017-01-08T13:22:35+00:00 April 5th, 2016|Microsoft Dynamics GP|0 Comments

Overtime pay. Employees love it, but it can wreak havoc with your budget.The Department of Labor (DOL), using the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), has been deliberating about whether to extend the eligibility for overtime pay to more employees. The standard rate for overtime has traditionally been time-and-a-half for full-time employees who are eligible. This [...]

6 07, 2015

Calculating Overtime is Challenging Enough, Now There’s Wait Time & Travel Time?

2017-01-08T13:22:52+00:00 July 6th, 2015|General Payroll and HR, Microsoft Dynamics GP, Payroll and HR Software|0 Comments

Certain employers may be required to pay employees that are ‘engaged to wait’ for their waiting time and employees may be paid for travel time between jobsites.  Different uses of time, shifts, or billable projects may require specialty codes across multiple cost centers.  How are you supposed to calculate these payroll complexities? Some GP Payroll [...]