Video: How to Stay Compliant in 2019

Video: How to Stay Compliant in 2019

From managing recruiting compliance data to accurately tracking employee hours, you need a partner who can offer the right technology plus expertise to help mitigate risk. Watch this video to learn how Paycor can help.

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EEO Compliance: Are You Prepared to File the Updated EEO-1 Report?

EEO Compliance: Are You Prepared to File the Updated EEO-1 Report?

The clock is ticking: What employers need to know about the latest EEO-1 reporting requirements Earlier this year, a federal judge in Washington D.C. ruled that employers must collect 2018 pay data (also known as Component 2 data) for employees and submit it to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission as part of its 2018 EEO-1 reporting, due by September 30, 2019. This Component 2 data was originally set to begin in 2017 but was stayed by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) before the data was collected that year. Since the judge’s decision effectively voided the stay since 2017, the Court gave the EEOC the option to choose to collect 2017 and 2018 or 2018 and 2019 pay data. On May 1, 2019, the EEOC announced their decision to...

How to Classify Independent Contractors vs. Employees

How to Classify Independent Contractors vs. Employees

It’s 2019, the gig economy is booming, and independent contractors are in high demand. Forbes suggests that by as early as next year, the gig economy will make up 50% of the U.S. workforce. With more businesses partnering with independent contractors, it’s essential that employers properly classify workers. Here’s how to distinguish employees from independent contractors, and what happens if you don’t. Employees vs. Independent Contractors Aside from taxes, the biggest difference is the level of control an employer has over the worker. Typically, an employer that partners with an independent contractor defines the scope of work but doesn’t have control over how the project is completed. Because the independent contractor often uses their...

The Advantages of Investing in a Human Resources Solution

The Advantages of Investing in a Human Resources Solution

As an HR professional, your day-to-day responsibilities can include everything from recruiting candidates, to onboarding them when they become new employees, to ensuring that everyone gets paid, and in your “spare” time, keeping up with the mountain of compliance that relates to the previous activities. But, really, spending time on those tasks just scratches the surface of what you do every day. You also have to work to improve employee engagement and retention across the company. Unfortunately, those tedious administrative tasks can get in the way of your ability to focus on big picture strategies or connecting with employees in a more meaningful way. But there’s a light at the end of the tunnel (and, no, it’s not an oncoming train!)....

Hot Topics in Employment Law

Hot Topics in Employment Law

Wage & hour violations, family leave, discrimination, harassment – these topics continue to generate conversation throughout workplaces across the country. No matter the size of your business, at some point you will encounter one of these regulations. For that reason, it’s important for supervisors and managers to understand the basics of employment laws and regulations to maintain proper compliance. NOTE: This article is not intended to serve as legal advice. If you have specific questions that impact your organization, we recommend that you consult your lawyer or certified HR professional. At-Will Employment According to The National Conference of State Legislatures, at-will employment means that an employer can terminate an...