Tag: Laws

22 Sep

2021

What should I do if an employee moves to a different state and will be working from there?

There are several things you need to do if an employee moves out of state: If you don’t already have other employees there, you’ll need to set up payroll tax
Employee Vacation Leave
22 Sep

2021

What is leave entitlement?

The term leave can refer to just about any type of time away from work, but it’s often used to describe time an employee is entitled to take by law or company
Terminated Employee
17 Sep

2021

What is adverse action?

An adverse action is any action an employer takes that negatively affects an employee. These include discipline, termination, demotion, reduced pay, and reduced hours. In certain circumstances, a transfer or
What’s the difference between an exempt and non-exempt employee?
21 Aug

2021

What’s the difference between an exempt and non-exempt employee?

Exempt and non-exempt are classifications under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). That’s the federal law requiring that most employees receive at least minimum wage for each hour worked and
Employee Handbook from Accurate Payroll Systems of Macomb Michigan
21 Aug

2021

Some of our employees have been careless on the job and broken company property. Can we deduct the cost of replacing the broken items from their paychecks?

Probably not. Many states have imposed significant limitations on what kinds of things employers can take a deduction for, and often the deduction also requires employee consent. In addition, most
Americans with Disabilities Act Definitions
21 Aug

2021

What is a disability?

Our definition of disability comes from the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). According to the ADA, an individual with a disability is a person who: Has a physical or mental
COVID-19 Vaccination Card
8 Aug

2021

Three Questions About COVID Vaccinations

Can we ask for proof of vaccination? Isn’t this a HIPAA violation or an illegal inquiry under the ADA or somehow confidential information? Employers can ask for proof of vaccination unless
What are protected classes? Accurate Payroll Systems, Inc.
8 Aug

2021

What are protected classes?

Protected classes—also sometimes called protected characteristics—come from anti-discrimination law. We talk about them with respect to employment laws, but they also come into play in housing and education. The classes
PPP Forgiveness Portal Opens
8 Aug

2021

PPP Forgiveness Portal Opens

Did you know that your PPP loan may be forgivable? The PPP Direct Forgiveness Portal opened on 8/4/2021. See more on the SBA website: https://directforgiveness.sba.gov/requests/borrower/login/ Currently, the requirements for Direct
Does enrolling in Medicare trigger an offer of COBRA?
8 Aug

2021

Does enrolling in Medicare trigger an offer of COBRA?

No, enrolling in Medicare does not cause COBRA to start. Under the federal rules, COBRA must be offered to persons enrolled in the employer’s health plan only if they lose