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Minneapolis updates minimum wage

Posted on August 17th, 2017

By Brittany Llorente Media Marketing Associate   The city of Minneapolis has set their employers on the path of reaching $15 an hour by the year 2022. On June 30, 2017, the city council passed an ordinance that requires large employers and small employers to reach a $15 per hour minimum wage within a certain [read on ..]


The date to focus on is January 31

Posted on November 4th, 2016

By Brittany Llorente Media Marketing Associate   If your January wasn’t busy enough already as an employer, it might get busier. During GPUG I attended a session on 1099s held by Tom Weaver. During the session, there was some confusion about the new deadlines that were being enacted by the IRS and the Social Security [read on ..]


Will this be a win for Minor League Baseball?

Posted on August 17th, 2016

By Chris Hadden, CPP Technical Sales Manager   Employers are up to bat when it comes to overtime changes. Growing up in Jacksonville, FL, most of my summertime memories are filled with baseball. Whether I was playing catch in the front yard, or up to bat in the local recreational league, everything seemed to revolve [read on ..]


Are you ready for January?

Posted on August 4th, 2016

By Chris Hadden, CPP Technical Sales Manager January 2017 just might be the busiest one month of our lives. 91 days’ worth of work must now fit into 31 days. For years, January has always been the craziest month of the year for me. And while holidays such as National Chocolate Covered Cherry Day, National [read on ..]


How to make Greenshades Online help you with the upcoming overtime changes

Posted on June 6th, 2016

By Justin Kirkland Sales Engineer With the looming overtime exemption rule change coming to fruition in our near future, you are probably wondering what you will need to do with your Greenshades products. The good news is that I’m here to help you get a general idea of what will need to be done. Before [read on ..]


Overtime exemption rules and how they impact your business

Posted on June 3rd, 2016

By Chris Hadden, CPP Technical Sales Manager   We’ve been blogging about it, tweeting about it, and planning for it since Q3 2015. However, it still seems almost surreal that the overtime exemption rules are changing. Just a minor change? Certainly not. After the Department of Labor (DOL) went over a decade without making any [read on ..]


Things I learned from the paperless payroll chat

Posted on May 13th, 2016

By Brittany Llorente Media Marketing Associate   On May 5, 2016, The American Payroll Association held one of their very popular Payroll Twitter Chats. As the self-proclaimed “Social Media Queen,” I do my best to actively participate in their chats. They are not only very informative about what is happening in the payroll world, but [read on ..]


Happy Birthday, leaplings!

Posted on February 29th, 2016

By Chris Hadden, CPP Technical Sales Manager Leap Day is upon us! Not only does this mean that Happy Birthday is in order to all ‘leaplings,’ but this also brings potential challenges and questions to businesses and their employees. Do you have any salaried employees? Odds are the answer is ‘yes’. If an employee’s annual [read on ..]


What’s up with the minimum wage?

Posted on January 13th, 2016

By Chris Hadden, CPP Technical Sales Manager What’s your minimum wage? You might say $7.25, which is the federal minimum wage. However, with recent events around the US, there are additional things to consider. With rally marches and employee strikes having been a common occurrence in 2015, one can only suspect that the fight for [read on ..]