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November 9, 2016

Time & Attendance – Better Than Ever

After speaking with hundreds of small business owners around the country, we’ve learned how often people resign themselves to using manual, outdated systems for time-tracking.  Usually this results in a struggle to stay organized, piles of paperwork and time cards, and manual data entry across a bunch of systems.  This type of manual work is […]


October 4, 2016

Navigating California’s New $15 Minimum Wage

Navigating state law changes can be tricky and often results in employers not being in compliance with new regulations. Small businesses can unknowingly be out of compliance if they fail to understand all aspects of newly enacted laws. This could be the case with California’s Senate Bill (“SB”) 3. Signed by Governor Brown on April […]


September 22, 2016

Is there a Maximum Amount of Overtime My Employees Can Work in a Week?

As long as you compensate properly and grant the required breaks, there aren’t any federal limitations on how much overtime your employees can work. The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) doesn’t place a limit on how much time an employee can work, so, in most states, the number of hours employees can work in a […]


July 31, 2016

8 Tips to a More Productive Day

Time is a resource like any other. But in today’s business environment, millions of hours go wasted — not because we’re not filling them with things to do, but because we’re doing things that aren’t necessarily driving results. If you’re not already, start thinking about budgeting your time in the same way you would budget […]


May 26, 2016

The State of Time Off at Small Businesses

What’s the right time off policy for your company? How much time do employees need? How much time are other companies in your region providing? Are you offering enough time off to remain competitive? And when employees do take off – is any real work actually getting done by the rest of your team? If you’ve found yourself questioning […]


September 18, 2015

Paid Sick Leave: Is Your Policy Hurting Your Small Business?

This week, President Obama released an executive order mandating that all new federal contractors will be granted seven days of paid sick leave starting in 2017. What does this mean for my small business? Private businesses are not impacted. Currently, your private business is only required to offer unpaid, job-protected, long-term sick leave through the FLSA. Paid sick leave […]