Employees Track Hours Worked On DOL App

The U.S. Department of Labor has launched its first application for smartphones. It is a time sheet to help employees independently track the hours they work and determine the wages they are owed. Available in English and Spanish, users conveniently can track regular work hours, break time and any overtime hours for one or more employers. [...]

By | October 25th, 2011|News|Comments Off on Employees Track Hours Worked On DOL App

Increase In Payroll Social Security Wage Base Announced for 2012

Payroll administrators should note that the Social Security Administration announced on Oct. 19 that the Social Security Old Age Survivor's and Disability Insurance (OASDI) taxable wage base for 2012 will increase to $110,100 from $106,800. The maximum 2012 OASDI tax payable by each employee will be $6,826.20, (6.2% of the wage base) compared to $6,621.60 in 2011, an increase of [...]

By | October 19th, 2011|News|Comments Off on Increase In Payroll Social Security Wage Base Announced for 2012

NLRB Postpones Employee Poster Requirement

In a recent article in this blog, we reported that as of November 14, 2011, many employers would be required to post the new employee rights notice regarding employees right to organize. The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has now postponed the implementation date for its new employee rights notice-posting rule until January 31, 2012 [...]

By | October 13th, 2011|News|Comments Off on NLRB Postpones Employee Poster Requirement

IRS Announces New Voluntary Worker Classification Settlement Program

Past Payroll Tax Relief Provided to Employers Who Reclassify Their Workers as Employees As per the IRS: The Internal Revenue Service today launched a new program that will enable many employers to resolve past worker classification issues and achieve certainty under the tax law at a low cost by voluntarily reclassifying their workers. This new [...]

By | October 6th, 2011|News|Comments Off on IRS Announces New Voluntary Worker Classification Settlement Program