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Paying Employees When Weather Closes the Doors


In the wake of Hurricane Harvey and the looming threat of Irma and the havoc they have and will cause, undoubtedly, many businesses have been damaged or destroyed while others have closed temporarily for safety and security reasons. These businesses may remain closed or operate with limited hours for days, weeks, or possibly months. When such closures occur as a result of nature’s forces, what are an employer’s obligations to continue paying its employees?

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Topics: Human Resources Insights, Employees, Pay-rolling

How to create an Internship Program that is HR compliant

Posted by Raquel DeSouza on Feb 15, 2017 4:21:50 PM

Let's be frank, managing interns can feel like you're a babysitter. Maybe you experienced the issue yourself or heard compliants from Human Resources colleagues. But believe me that the constant questions and the confusion over filling out orientation paperwork could slow down the efficiency of your HR team.

Committing to not only creating, but running an HR compliant internship takes some homework. Take notes on our tips below.

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Topics: Blogs, Original Content, Pay-rolling, employer of record, interns

Internship Program Do’s and Don’ts

Posted by Raquel DeSouza on Feb 15, 2017 4:20:25 PM

Whether your organization has an established internship program or is creating one from scratch, it’s critical to make sure the program is a win-win for both interns and employers.

But where does this practice of internships come from? Its origins actually aren’t from the corporate offices or the modern economy, but rather from the Middle Ages. Yes, hundreds of years ago, long-term apprenticeships were established to allow a worker to learn a craft from a “master.”

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Topics: Blogs, Original Content, Pay-rolling, employer of record, interns

How does payroll outsourcing work?

Posted by Raquel DeSouza on Dec 19, 2016 1:52:58 PM


You might be classifying your real estate team as independent contractors for various reasons. But whether the misclassification is intentional or unintentional, it can be a costly liability. It can even lead your company to bankruptcy

Read below to learn how oustourcing Real Estate pay rolling can help alleviate the confusion, liability and costly burden of managing Real Estate teams.

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Topics: Employees, Pay-rolling, employer of record

5 companies that have faced massive misclassification hits

Posted by Raquel DeSouza on Dec 19, 2016 1:52:56 PM

Classifying real estate agents as independent contractors means that the employer steers clear of many obligations.

These include not being required to give their workers employee benefits, minimum wages and overtime pay. But the murkiness of agents' legal status has been debated at the courts time and time again. For now, real estate corporations still don't have a final and clear law or court ruling to go by. 

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Topics: Blogs, Benefits, Original Content, Pay-rolling

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