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2019 Mid-Year Minimum Wage Increases

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Several states, cities, and counties are increasing minimum wages beginning July 1, 2019. Check which amounts, effective dates, and increases apply to you.
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Ask the HR Expert — Exempt or Non-Exempt?

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Q: Right now, I’m recruiting for an inside sales position. How do I know if this position or any other positions that I recruit for should be exempt or non-exempt?
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2019 State and Local Minimum Wage Updates

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Several states and cities have increased minimum wages in 2019. The following tables provide updates to the amount, effective dates, and which rates apply based on company size.  [table id=23 /] [table id=24 /]
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Ask the HR Expert — Exempt Pay Rules

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Q: An exempt, salaried employee missed multiple days of work for personal reasons. Can we deduct these missed days of wages from their salary or do we pay the employee for the days they did not work? A: Generally you need to pay exempt employees for weeks in which they perform any work. However, there are […]
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Ask the HR Expert — Hourly Pay Confusion

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Q: We have an employee who worked outside of normal business hours. This employee did not get permission prior to working on this day. By law, do we have to pay the employee for that day? A: Yes, you are required by law to pay this employee for hours worked, even if that time wasn’t authorized. However, you […]
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Ask the HR Expert — Active Duty Pay

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Q: Do we have to continue to pay active service members while they are completing their duty time? A: No you do not have to pay them, but you must allow them the time off required to complete annual training/ deployments etc. Furthermore, your service man/ woman should be giving you as much advanced notice as […]
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Ask the HR Expert — Paycheck Deductions

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Q: Can we deduct the cost of a professional license from our employees’ paychecks if they can take the license with them if they resign? A: It depends on your state. In Arizona, for example, employers may only make a deduction from an employee’s pay if it is required by state or federal law or court ordered. […]
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