Greenshades Blog


St. Paul is next up in passing sick leave ordinance

Posted on September 23rd, 2016

By Brittany Llorente Media Marketing Associate   Cough? Sneeze? Sniffle? Don’t worry about missing work if you’re an employee in St. Paul. On Sept. 7, the city of St. Paul in Minnesota, passed the ordinance unanimously, guaranteeing paid sick leave for any employee working within the city limits. The ordinance will go into effect during [read on ..]


Meet Captain Compliance

Posted on September 15th, 2016

Have you met Captain Compliance? Greenshades is happy to present our reIMAGINE 2016 video. We hope you enjoy. Are you looking for an easier way to handle time-off requests, year-end forms, or ACA compliance? Contact us today at sales@greenshades.com.


Chicago passes sick time ordinance

Posted on July 14th, 2016

By Brittany Llorente Media Marketing Associate For those who are employed in the City of Chicago, the city council passed an ordinance by a unanimous vote, allowing sick leave. This brings a benefit to employees, giving additional time off for sick time, without sacrificing their other time off. Who benefits? Employees employed in the City [read on ..]


The unconventional side of paid time off

Posted on April 29th, 2016

By Brittany Llorente Media Marketing Associate   Most everyone wants some time off of work. Whether it is for a vacation, to spend time with family or to grieve properly, most employees strive to find that work-life balance. There are many types of paid time off offered at different companies across the nation. With the [read on ..]


What to expect when you’re expecting

Posted on April 12th, 2016

By Chris Hadden, CPP Technical Sales Manager   My wife and I are expecting our first child this summer. While I am beyond excited, I’m also panicking just a bit. It is to be expected, right? While many of my waking minutes at this point are either preparing our house for the little one or [read on ..]


Why a vacation benefits everyone

Posted on April 7th, 2016

By Brittany Llorente Media Marketing Associate   There is always one person at your job that never seems to take a vacation. They are always there, day in and day out. Unfortunately, if you think that that person is the minority, you’re mistaken. The United States is quickly becoming known as the “No Vacation Nation.” [read on ..]


California bill looks to give parents time off for school functions

Posted on April 1st, 2016

By Brittany Llorente Media Marketing Associate   Paid Time Off is a benefit that most employees across the country enjoy. The reasons for time off can vary from one business to another, with different allotments for different circumstances. A new bill is being proposed in California allowing paid time off for parents to attend school [read on ..]


The difference Greenshades Online makes on a typical Friday (Part 2)

Posted on March 18th, 2016

By Brittany Llorente Media Marketing Associate   Back in February, we published a blog titled The Difference Greenshades Online makes on a typical Friday.  This blog laid out the differences between an employee working for a company using Greenshades Online, Pam, and someone who is not using Greenshades Online, Jim. This was only one side [read on ..]


The difference Greenshades Online makes on a typical Friday

Posted on February 11th, 2016

By Brittany Llorente Media Marketing Associate   After working for a few companies, varying in size and technology levels, I found that every single one had a different way of processing timesheets, clocking in and out, and how I was paid. Then I started working for Greenshades and I was enlightened to the way that [read on ..]


Another paper time off request? Let’s save some trees and take vacations

Posted on January 11th, 2016

By Justin Kirkland Sales Engineer   Who wants some time off of work? Doesn’t everyone? The Greenshades Time Off module allows you to make employee time off requests even easier. General Settings: The Time Off module has a variety of configurable options, which begin with General settings: Configurable rules on the timing of when Time [read on ..]