Category: Wage and Hour

3 Benefits of Outsourcing HR

A Human Resources department can be a huge help for both employees and management to streamline functions like, payroll, benefits and staying current on employment laws. Almost every large corporation has an HR department, but with smaller companies, it can sometimes be pushed aside because of cost or lack of knowledge. The good news is that every business can have access to

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Why HR Outsourcing is on The Rise

With more small to medium-sized businesses choosing to outsource their HR departments in recent years, business owners who have yet to make this switch may still be wondering why HR outsourcing has become so popular. One of the primary reasons smaller businesses choose to outsource HR is that small HR teams often struggle to keep on top of recruiting, payroll, and other

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Outsourcing Human Resources Could Be the Perfect Business Move

Many elements come with running a business. One of the highest priorities for a business owner should be employment and training. Not every owner is an expert in this field, mainly when their area of expertise deals more with the product or dealing with clients. Knowing your limits as a business owner is okay and will actually benefit you in the long

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Increasing regulation makes outsourcing HR more practical

There are many reasons more small to mid-size companies are outsourcing their human resources and personnel management functions.  Human resources used to be a small part of operating a business, but has become much more involved thanks to complex federal regulations, the growing importance of employee benefits in recruiting and retaining good employees and increasing employer liability. Employers are finding that they no longer

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When Human Resources and Outsourcing Come Together

We’ve seen even the best HR professionals driven to a point of exasperation as the growth of their company has outpaced their team’s ability to keep up with their growing responsibilities. The beauty of outsourcing is that isn’t necessarily all-inclusive. A company can partner with an HR organization to ensure they remain current on all the latest federal mandates without losing sight of personal-touch services

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What is FLSA?

FLSA stands for the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and it is a federal law which establishes minimum wage, overtime pay eligibility, recordkeeping, and child labor standards affecting full-time and part-time workers in the private sector and in federal, state, and local governments.  FLSA can be difficult to manage from an employer’s standpoint so it is very important that if the employer isn’t outsourcing their HR that they have a very clear

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Human Resources & Outsourcing: Focus On What You Do Best

Human resources is a professional function, but to truly understand the value of outsourcing your human resources, it is best to think of it as a trade or craft. Could you learn how to roof your house, side your shed, hang and finish new drywall in your house, or replace the engine in your car?  You certainly could, and these are DIY

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Social Economic Impact with Higher Wages

Do the benefits outweigh the drawbacks? Currently in CA the minimum wage is $9.00 an hour and will increase to $10.00 by January 1st, 2016.  By raising the state minimum wage it also increases the minimum salary level required for employees who are exempt from overtime.  Those considered “executive,” “administrative” or “professional” employees must be paid a salary of at least 2

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Sacramento City Council Approves $12.50 Minimum Wage

The Sacramento City Council approved a measure Tuesday that raises the city’s minimum wage to $12.50 over five years and ties it to inflation thereafter. The final vote was 6-3. Here is the wage scale the council approved Tuesday night:   2017: $10.50 2018: $11.00 2019: $11.75 2020: $12.50 The approved proposal also makes other significant changes: ▪ More small businesses will get more

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