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Failure to Launch? Tips to Starting an Effective Payroll Card Program

Failure to Launch? Tips to Starting an Effective Payroll Card Program

Paperless payroll is on the rise and payroll cards are a particularly valuable option for the ever-changing workforce. Yet some companies still lag in adopting electronic payroll options, specifically payroll cards. If your company is lagging, you could be losing the benefits of increased cost savings for your company, time savings for you, and payroll flexibility – including instant access to pay –for your employees. Join us on September 7th and get key insights and review research that helps identify how paperless payroll processing are affecting companies and their employees, and where this trend is headed next. We also will provide valuable tips and best practices on how businesses can adopt a paperless payroll process that includes payroll cards, while anticipating how trends like an increased mobility of a millennial workforce and prevailing state and federal compliance mandates may affect the future of wage payments. What You Will Learn: How paperless payroll processing is affecting companies and their employees How trends like increased mobility of a millennial workforce may...

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Agemark Improves Data Accuracy and Decision Making with an Integrated Solution from ADP®

Agemark Improves Data Accuracy and Decision Making with an Integrated Solution from ADP®

Originally founded in 1987 as a renovator of historic buildings for reuse, Agemark quickly re-focused both its vision and its mission – to develop exceptional communities that focus on making a positive difference in the lives of seniors and their families. Today the company builds new construction to house its growing portfolio of senior-assisted living communities, with 700 employees working in more than a dozen senior living communities in six U.S. states. As Agemark grew, disparate business software solutions became part of the company’s landscape. While each function – payroll, human resources, finance and accounting – had the software it needed, management had a “must-have” of its own – access to integrated data across all functions that would help maximize informed decision making. Agemark made a strategic decision to implement a solution combining ADP Workforce Now® and Intacct – a leading provider of best-in-class cloud ERP software to improve data visibility and quickly transform data into useful information. Says Alicia Summers, assistant controller at Agemark, “having the data integrate...

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Four Ways To Check the Pulse Of A Workforce

Four Ways To Check the Pulse Of A Workforce

Most employers, and their advisers, probably wish they could peek into the minds of employees to understand what workers are thinking, gain perspective on day-to-day frustrations and use that information to help make employees’ lives easier. These vital insights can inform an employer’s ability to help employees feel more empowered, do great work, feel secure and supported in their organizational roles and to build a better company culture. Taking the pulse of a workforce shouldn’t be a guessing game. An informal process of ‘throwing ideas against the wall to see what sticks’ wastes time, wastes resources and only serves to frustrate employees. There are better ways to understand what makes employees tick. A good place to start is seeing work from their point of view. A recent ADP study, Fixing the Talent Management Disconnect, shows that there is a gap between how employers and employees 72% of employers believe performance reviews are an important milestone for career development, only 54% of employees agree. Further, only 15% of employees say...

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Workplace Compliance Spotlight: Health and Welfare Plan Checkup

Workplace Compliance Spotlight: Health and Welfare Plan Checkup

Health and welfare programs are core building blocks of your business. When is the last time you thought about reviewing your health and welfare plan administration from beginning to end? Have you updated your plan document to reflect how you operate your plan? As organizations focus on keeping up to date with ever changing compliance and reporting obligations such as the Affordable Care Act, it is easy to overlook basic, core plan administration compliance. An end-to-end plan administration review may seem overwhelming. However, by focusing on the more common areas that may become out of sync with plan operation, an organization can avoid some of the major compliance pitfalls. Join us on August 23rd with other business owners, HR leaders and finance execs like yourself for the next installment in our Workplace Compliance Spotlight webcast series and get critical insights and best practices on health and welfare plan compliance, such as: How plan documents might need to be updated to reflect actual operations; The most common cafeteria plan issues...

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Four Common Employee Requests & How to Respond

Four Common Employee Requests & How to Respond

If an employee comes to you with a request for employment verification, access to his or her personnel file, a job accommodation, or someone else to pick up his or her paycheck, will you know how to respond? Here are some guidelines for handling these types of requests. #1: Employment Verification: Employees seeking a loan, credit card, lease, or government assistance (among other reasons), may ask you to provide employment verification. These requests typically involve confirming dates of employment, hours of work, pay rates, and related information. If you receive such a request: Obtain the employee’s written authorization. Have the employee submit a written request and authorization to release the information. If an outside entity contacts you directly for employment verification, make sure you verify the authenticity of the request with the employee and obtain a written authorization to disclose the requested information. Note: If the outside entity is a court or government agency and is ordering you to provide the information, you generally don’t need the employee’s authorization...

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