An Executive Order to Provide Assistance to Employees During Pandemic

On Saturday, August 8, 2020, President Trump issued Executive Orders that extended assistance to many Americans impacted by the Coronavirus. President Trump directed the Treasury Department to allow deferral of the 6.2% Social Security tax on wages for employees making less than $104,000 a year. That suspension would last from September 1 through December 31,…

Are They Independent Contractors or Employees?

Are They Independent Contractors or Employees? Not clearly understanding the difference can be an expensive mistake.  The IRS and the Department of Labor (DOL) are conducting more audits than ever before on a variety of classification issues.   Are you familiar with the rules each agency uses to determine independent contractor status? After this session, you…

A Refresher Course on Mandated Leaves Under the Families First Coronavirus Relief Act (FFCRA)

A Refresher Course on Mandated Leaves Under the Families First Coronavirus Relief Act (FFCRA) Do you remember the rules for FFCRA emergency leaves for sick and childcare? The Department of Labor is now assessing penalties for employers who do not comply. Need a refresher class on this law that impacts every employer with fewer than…

Litigation Against Employers During COVID-19

Litigation Against Employers During COVID-19 Since early 2020, the long list of COVID-19 related issues that employers have been required to navigate a complex web of new and existing laws and regulations implicated by the pandemic. On top of this, companies are now faced with a growing list of COVID-19–related employment litigation. After watching this…

Home for the Holidays

Does Your Payroll Need a New Home? Year End Is a Great Time to Tell

As the year winds down to a close, payroll processing takes centerstage. There’s so much work to be done that it’s easy to miss the golden opportunity lying within. This hectic period known as “year-end” is the perfect time to evaluate your payroll space. Your payroll lives in one of the following environments: In-house—you manage…

People First Welcome

MPAY and People First Announce Strategic Partnership

MPAY and People First Announce Strategic Partnership HUNTERSVILLE, NC, December 11, 2018 (Newswire.com) – MPAY and People First have announced that they are joining forces to provide entrepreneurs in America access to best in class solutions to help with the management of their people, employee time, payroll and benefits administration. MPAY provides human capital management solutions to their entrepreneurial…

Aligning HR & Payroll: Bridging the Gaps

HR and payroll are a family, in which both share the common goal of people management. But, the difference in how they manage people has caused them to be treated as separate entities. Nowhere is this more evident than in non-integrated legacy technology, a “dying” platform that treats HR and payroll as isolated functions, instead…