Tag: Contractors

The Great Resignation
8 Aug

2021

Employees Want More – Can You Offer It?

It’s still too early to tell how great the “Great Resignation” will be—or if it even lives up to that description. True, lots of employees are considering changing jobs, but there’s a
Equal Employment Opportunity from Accurate Pay Systems, Inc.
4 Jul

2021

EEO-1 Reporting Open Through July 19, 2021

Reminder: the 2019 and 2020 EEO-1 Component 1 data collection is now open—the collection had been delayed because of COVID-19. Employers that are required to file have until Monday, July 19,
Online Training with Accurate Pay Systems, Inc.
4 Jul

2021

Three Tips to Make Online Training Successful Long Term

Online trainings can be a useful tool for developing talent, but they can also end up being a waste of time and resources, even if the content and presentation are
Now hiring sign from Accurate Pay Systems, Inc.
17 Jun

2021

The Struggle to Hire and What Businesses Can Do About It

If you’re finding it difficult to hire employees, you’re not alone. Bloomberg reports that many small businesses are struggling to find people who currently want to work—in fact, 42% say they have
Employee file management from Accurate Pay Systems
17 Jun

2021

How should employee files be organized?

We recommend having five separate files for each employee, as outlined below: I-9 file: Keep all Form I-9s in a separate master file or three-ring binder. Medical file: This file
Diverse workforce that receives payroll from Accurate Pay Systems of Michigan
14 May

2021

What are the penalties and costs for misclassifying employees?

The answer will depend on a number of factors, such as how many employees are misclassified, how much extra money they would have been paid if properly classified, and whether
Do we need to pay a remote employee for travel time to the office?
28 Apr

2021

Do we need to pay a remote employee for travel time to the office?

We have a non-exempt employee who has been working from home. Do we need to pay her for time spent traveling to the office? She’s been asked to drop off
African American woman with Accurate Pay Systems Logos
11 Apr

2021

Why States and Municipalities Are Protecting Natural Hair

With the recent addition of Connecticut, eight states and a number of municipalities have passed laws prohibiting race-based hair discrimination, also known as natural hair discrimination. CROWN (Creating a Respectful
Upset mother calling about why child was terminated
23 Mar

2021

The parents of a recently terminated employee have called us several times asking us why their son was fired. Are we required to discuss the matter with them?

No, you have no obligation to explain to them why their son’s employment was terminated, and we would not recommend doing so. If you decide to respond so they’ll stop
Employee handbook from Accurate Pay Systems
8 Mar

2021

How to Make Good Use of Your Employee Handbook

Employee handbooks are a nifty communication and reference tool for the workplace, but only if they’re used and not collecting dust on some physical (or digital) shelf. A handbook is