Category: Compensation

expenses
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Posted in Compensation Workplace Policies

Review Expense Reimbursement Policies for Relevance to Remote Work

When the pandemic started, we sent many of our employees home to work remotely. Should we have a policy regarding reimbursement of their expenses? The…

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Posted in Compensation

April Webinar Addresses Complexities of Wage and Hour Compliance

California maintains incredibly complex wage and hour rules that differ depending on how the employer classifies its employees. Compliance is complicated because most violations are…

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Posted in Compensation General

California DFEH Releases 2021 Pay Data Report Findings

On Equal Pay Day —roughly two and a half weeks before Pay Data Reports for 2021 are due to the California Department of Fair Employment…

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Posted in Compensation

Pay Transparent or Not? Either Way, Remember California’s Legal Requirements!

Pay transparency continues to be a hot-button issue in California as employers navigate a tough hiring and retention landscape — and while there are differing…

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Posted in Compensation

2022 IRS Mileage Rates Announced

On December 17, 2021, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) issued the 2022 optional standard mileage rates, which are used to calculate the deductible costs of operating an…

Fall Back Sun, Nov. 7, 2021
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Posted in Compensation Overtime

End of Daylight Saving, Time to “Fall Back”

Remember this past March, when we all sprung forward to give ourselves more light in the evening hours? This weekend, we flip that switch again…

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Posted in Compensation General

DOL’s New “Dual Jobs” Rule for Tipped Workers

For decades, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) has grappled with compensation rules for tipped workers when they perform tasks that are incidental to their…

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Posted in Compensation

2022 Computer Software Employee, Licensed Physician/Surgeon Exemption Rates

As 2022 gets closer, the California Department of Industrial Relations (DIR) has released the 2022 rate changes for the computer software employees exemption and the licensed physicians and…

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Posted in Compensation

2022 Social Security Taxable Wage Base

The Social Security taxable wage base for 2022 will increase to $147,000 from $142,800, according to a recent announcement from the Social Security Administration (SSA)….

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Posted in Compensation COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

When Employee Chooses to Work from Home, Who Pays the Costs?

As a result of COVID-19, many of my employees have been reluctant to come into the office to do their jobs. In an effort to…