Wage and hour compliance is a growing concern for small and mid-sized businesses. Discover how automated time tracking and reporting can help.
In August 2017, the Oregon governor signed schedule predictability legislation into law for workers in some retail, food service, and hospitality jobs.
It is the Labor Enforcement Task Force’s duty to ensure employers follow labor, licensing and payroll tax laws. In an effort to avoid penalties as a business owner you need to understand what specific laws apply to your company. Are you aware of the penalties involved with misclassifying an employee as an independent contractor? Fines […]
Due to recent government audits, time theft has become a hot topic. Government officials caught 60 federal workers cheating on their time sheets. According to the reports, some of the federal employees were out fishing, golfing, gambling or traveling during their claimed working hours. That’s just the tip of the iceberg. Following the White House proposal […]
Payroll taxes are the federal, state, and local taxes that you as an employer, are required to pay on behalf of employees. Therefore it’s essential that employees accurately record hours worked. If you end up underpaying, there will be stiff penalties and interest. And if you’re overpaying taxes, that’s not a sound financial strategy for […]
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For many professionals, the phrase “cloud-based computing” has become synonymous with business-as-usual, and the promises that come with the cloud, such as rapid deployment, faster services, and greater connectivity, are baked into many modern work environments. However, less than a decade ago, the concept of the cloud was still new and fairly novel for many […]Read More >
Do you remember the proposed overtime changes to the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) in 2016? Once in effect, the rule was predicted to extend overtime protections to 4.2 million workers who were not previously eligible under federal law. Plenty of workers were excited about the changes, while many companies were a little concerned. And one sector that […]Read More >
Between the country’s economic growth and the record low unemployment rate of 4.1%, times are looking good for many companies and workers. Now wages are starting to nudge upwards too. According to recent Bureau of Labor Statistics data, average hourly earnings moved up nearly 3% from a year ago. This means that more money is […]Read More >
How stratustime Works
stratustime tracks employee hours through PCs, mobile devices, and POS systems, then automatically transmits time and attendance data to your payroll service. Advanced features like scheduling, PTO accrual, and labor forecasting give HR managers and payroll specialists more time to focus on people instead of data entry.