About Steve Scheu

Steve has been a entrepreneur all his life, managing a number of small businesses and gaining a good understanding of payroll and all the related issues. In 1992, he started Time & Pay, one of the first professional payroll services to offer fully integrated payroll and automated timekeeping. Since then, Time & Pay has had the opportunity to provide businesses of all types and sizes throughout the US cost-effective payroll and related solutions. "It is one of the great pleasures of our business to work with businesses of all types and sizes and offer managers tools that truly help them better manage their payroll and their employees, keep them out of compliance trouble, and save them money and time."

New Overtime Rule Under Review

The Department of Labor (DOL) has announced they are putting the new overtime rule implemented under the Obama administration under review by putting out a Request for Information to the business community. As most employers are aware, the Obama administration, through Executive Order, increased the salary level for non-exempt employees, (those employees subject to overtime) [...]

By | August 10th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on New Overtime Rule Under Review

“Fair Workweek” Ordinances Begin To Go Into Effect

Employers need to pay attention as similar regulations pop up around the country. Payroll specialist are taking note as more cities, and possibly states, start to pass ordinances related to Fair Workweek laws. The purpose of these regulations is to set employee work schedule requirements, particularly for certain industries, and compensate employees for any adjustments [...]

By | July 21st, 2017|News|Comments Off on “Fair Workweek” Ordinances Begin To Go Into Effect

House Votes to Allow Comp Time

On May 2, The House of Represenatives approved a bill allowing private sector Comp Time.  The House passed H R 1180 the Working Families Flexibility Act of 2017 which would allow private-sector employers to provide non-exempt employees compensatory time off at a rate of 1.5 hours per hour of overtime work. To be eligible, employees [...]

By | May 5th, 2017|News|Comments Off on House Votes to Allow Comp Time

401(k) Plans- the Good and the Bad!

According to the DOL, the #1 most common 401(k) plan violation is the failure of the trustee to  remit employee 401(k) contributions in a timely manner. There are good and bad aspects to offering your employees a 401(k) plan. Like any successful business owner, you have worked hard to get your business to a place [...]

By | April 12th, 2017|News|Comments Off on 401(k) Plans- the Good and the Bad!

Time & Pay Introduces Employee Benefit Enrollment System

Time & Pay now offers our Employee Benefit Enrollment system. Partnering with EverythingBenefits, Time & Pay can provide a system integrated with our PayEntry that will allow employers to manage benefits and their employee enrollment in company benefit offerings. If you are tired of all the work involved in managing employee benefits, now is the time [...]

By | March 20th, 2017|News|Comments Off on Time & Pay Introduces Employee Benefit Enrollment System

Tennessee Labor Dept Requires New Labor Law Poster

The Tennessee Labor Dept has implemented changes that require a new labor law poster. The Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development, Unemployment Division updated the unemployment benefit claims website, Jobs4TN.gov, as the official website to file claims and has connected the unemployment system with a job search database.  This will allow a better connection [...]

By | March 20th, 2017|News|Comments Off on Tennessee Labor Dept Requires New Labor Law Poster

Tennessee SUI Wage Base Unchanged in 2017

Tennessee SUI Wage Base to Remain Unchanged  for 2017.  Tennessee Dept of Revenue announced that the State's Unemployment Trust Fund did not exceed 1 billion dollars and thus the wage base for 2017 for determining SUI taxable income will remain at $8,000. As of late December, Tennessee was the only state in the union unable to [...]

By | January 16th, 2017|News|Comments Off on Tennessee SUI Wage Base Unchanged in 2017

Labor Department in the News for 2017

The Labor Department (DOL) is in the news at the beginning of 2017. DOL files legal brief regarding delay in new OT rule. The Labor Department filed a Brief on December 15, 2016 stating the the Texas court acted in error in delaying the implementation of the new OT rules that increased the wage cap [...]

By | January 9th, 2017|News|Comments Off on Labor Department in the News for 2017

Tennessee Now Requires E-Verify

Employers with over 50 employees now required to use E-Verify. Starting January 1, 2017, all Tennessee employers with 50 or more employees will be required to use the E-Verify system in order to verify the employment eligibility of workers hired on or after January 1. This new requirement results from a 2016 amendment to the [...]

By | January 3rd, 2017|News|Comments Off on Tennessee Now Requires E-Verify

20 States to Increase Minimum Wage Jan 2017

20 states increased minimum wage levels on January 1, 2017. They are: Washington DC   +$ 1.00   to  $ 12.50 Mass.                     +    1.00   to     11.00 Washington         +    1.53    to     11.00 California   [...]

By | December 31st, 2016|News|Comments Off on 20 States to Increase Minimum Wage Jan 2017