February 21, 2017

Top HR and Payroll News from Around the Web—February 21, 2017

Top HR and Payroll News from Around the Web—February 21, 2017

By Kit Dickinson on February 21, 2017

payroll practitioner at her laptop reading the latest payroll news

There’s a lot going on in the world of Human Resources and Payroll. We’ll help you stay connected and informed with the latest news and developments. These are a few of the top HR articles we’ve assembled from the last month that address the challenges facing HR and payroll right now.

Take a look at the big news in HR.

Overtime Ruling Should Make Employers Reconsider This Pay Option

Via HRMorning. If you offer cash-in-lieu-of-benefits payments to employees who don’t purchase medical benefits through your company, this court case may cause you to reconsider your policy.

5 Biggest Payroll Mistakes to Avoid

Via Forbes. This article does an excellent job of summarizing the five most common payroll mistakes companies make, and how to avoid them. You might be surprised to find you’ve made one or two of these mistakes.

Fewer Wage and Hour Class Actions Filed, But Value of Settlements Spikes

Via SHRM. Employees filed fewer wage-and-hour class action suits last year — the first time in 15 years — but settlement assessments tripled during the previous two years. Get the details here.

[Video] By the Numbers: When Payday Rolls Around

Via Workforce. Watch this fun By The Numbers video of interesting statistics involving how and when people are paid.

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