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OSHA 300A Deadline Delayed Two Weeks to December 15, 2017

Update: On December 18, OSHA announced it will accept 300A submissions for 2016 through the end of 2017. Read the news release or visit the injury reporting page of the OSHA website for details. The Federal Register published a rule by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Friday announcing an extension of the deadline [...]

November 30, 2017|

Inova Payroll Completes Recapitalization and Merger With Atlanta-Based Payroll Strategies

Inova Payroll, an award-winning payroll and human resources service provider, announced the completion of a recapitalization with Tritium Partners, a leading growth-focused private equity firm. Concurrent with this transaction, Inova Payroll also announced its merger with Atlanta-based Payroll Strategies. The combination, which will continue to operate under the Inova Payroll brand, is now positioned for [...]

November 15, 2017|

W-2 Verification Code Testing Expands for 2017

The Internal Revenue Service is expanding its testing of individual taxpayer verification codes in an effort to reduce incidents of refund fraud. The program began last year with testing of the code on two million W-2 forms. The program expands for 2017 to 50 million W-2s. In partnership with certain payroll service providers, a sixteen-digit code [...]

September 26, 2017|

Missouri is Latest State to Preempt Local Minimum Wage Laws

Today, employers in St. Louis, Missouri, are no longer required to pay their employees the city’s minimum wage rate of $10.00 per hour. The reason they can reduce employee pay is state legislators passed a law earlier this year that overrides all city and county minimum wage ordinances. St. Louis workers saw an increase in [...]

August 28, 2017|

Pregnancy Fairness Legislation Increasing

The Pregnant Workers Fairness Act was introduced in the Senate and the House on May 11, 2017. The act would make discrimination based on pregnancy, childbirth, and related conditions illegal for employers. The House bill currently has 106 cosponsors and was referred to a handful of committees while the Senate bill has two cosponsors and [...]

August 25, 2017|

Inova Payroll Makes Inc. 5000 List for Second Year

112 Percent Growth Lands Inova among the Fastest-growing Private Companies in the U.S. For the second consecutive year, Inova Payroll, an award-winning payroll and human resources services provider, has landed on the Inc. 5000 list of fastest-growing private companies in the United States. With 112 percent growth over three years, Inova took the #2980 spot [...]

August 17, 2017|

USDOL Request for Information on Overtime Rule

In 2015 the United States Department of Labor issued a notice of proposed rulemaking related to updates to the Fair Labor Standards Act, specifically updates to the overtime rule. The overtime rule defines which employees must be paid overtime and which employees can be exempted from overtime. The USDOL received more than 270,000 comments during [...]

July 26, 2017|

The Rise of the Fair Workweek

Cities in the United States are addressing the needs of low-wage workers through fair workweek ordinances. The ordinances seek to help workers in industries like restaurant and retail receive predictable work schedules and pay. Restaurant and retail workers are typically low-wage earners who find themselves at a disadvantage managing a budget when work and pay [...]

July 6, 2017|

Pay History Off-limits for Some Employers

According to Pew Research, in 2015 in the United States, women earned 83% of what men earned. In an effort to correct gender pay inequities, and to increase compliance with the Equal Pay Act of 1963, some states and localities are enacting laws that prevent employers from inquiring about job applicants’ pay histories. This latest [...]

June 23, 2017|

New State and Local Paid Sick Leave Laws Coming This Summer

Per The Fair Wages and Healthy Families Act, or Proposition 206, Arizona employers will be required to provide earned paid sick leave to employees starting July 1, 2017.  While there are legal challenges to the law, the courts have allowed the enactment to proceed. Paid sick time requirements apply to all businesses, regardless of size. [...]

June 8, 2017|