On average, women are paid less than men, but the difference may be slightly smaller than you think. You may have heard widely quoted statistics which can range from 50 cents to 98 cents, such as the belief that women earn 76 cents for every dollar that men make. While men do make more, the gap narrows slightly when you adjust for differences in job category and tenure. Still, a gap exists and some industries are worse than others.
Employers: You Are Now Required to Use the New Form I-9 Employers must now use the new version of Form I-9, "Employment Eligibility Verification." U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) issued the new version on November 14, 2016. Employers had until January 22, 2017, to begin using the new version of Form I-9. Through January 21, 2017, employers could still use the version of Form I-9 dated March 8, 2013. U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services is part of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. Form I-9 requirements were established in November of 1986 w...
CertiPay's 2017 Webinar Series is proud to introduce "Do you know your workforce? The BIG Generational Shift." This webinar addresses one of the most important HR Topics of 2017 - Understanding the age shift in the workforce and what it means to your organization. Do you know your workforce? The BIG Generational Shift. from CertiPay on Vimeo.
BOCA RATON December 7, 2016 -- CertiPay Payroll Service has been selected for the 2016 Best of Boca Raton Award in the Arts & Entertainment category by the Boca Raton Award Program. Each year, the Boca Raton Award Program identifies companies that we believe have achieved exceptional marketing success in their local community and business category. These are local companies that enhance the positive image of small business through service to their customers and our community. These exceptional companies help make the Boca Raton area a great place to live, work and play. Various sources o...
Many employers have been wrestling with plans to comply with new U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) overtime rules since last May. That's when the rules were finalized, with a December 1 compliance deadline. Those new rules included raising the minimum salary overtime exemption to $913 per week from $455. A little more than a week before the December deadline, a federal judge in Texas issued an injunction, at least temporarily blocking mandatory implementation of the changes. In its decision, the court stated it believes the DOL exceeded its authority in promulgating the rule. The DOL's in...
The Department of Labor (DOL) has finalized a rule that, effective Dec. 1, 2016, will make significant changes to the overtime regulations in the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). Do you have an action plan? View our webinar to learn how to break down your plan into 4 simple steps.
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JULY 12, 2016 | WINTER HAVEN – CertiPay, a Florida-based payroll and human resources solutions company, today announced a $20,000 contribution to Step Up For Students, providing scholarships for financially disadvantaged families for the 2016 -17 school year.
This is the second year CertiPay has donated to the nonprofit organization that helps administer the Florida Tax Credit Scholarship Program. The company’s donation will help fund four K-12 scholarships for Florida schoolchildren who will be able to attend the private school of their choice.
Summertime is here and the temps are heating up. During Summer, many companies allow their employees to dress more casually, which can mean inappropriate and unprofessional dress. Companies can avoid potential problems by establishing clear dress code policies and providing clear training and communication on the issue.
Starting December 1, new overtime rules kick in that will make millions more employees qualify for overtime pay.
The changes include a dramatically higher pay threshold that determines whether workers are eligible for overtime at a rate of at least one and one-half times their regular pay. With a few months of lead time, employers need to take a look at their operations and decide how to incorporate the changes.