Payroll Data Services Blog

Playbook for Protecting Your Business and Employees During COVID-19

As COVID-19 continues to spread throughout the country, employers are going to great lengths to minimize the disruption to their businesses. At the same time, they’re scrambling to protect their biggest asset — their employees. It’s a tricky balancing act, but with the following information, you..

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Combating COVID-19 Concerns with Paperless Pay

With COVID-19 sweeping the globe, businesses everywhere are taking action to not only keep their workforce safe and healthy, but to also alleviate anxiety around the financial implications for their teams. 

There are a lot of ways employers can achieve this — one of which involves boosting..

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Modern-Day Women Changing the Game in HR

In celebration of March being Women's History Month, we thought it was the perfect opportunity to recognize modern-day women who are currently changing the game in HR. Whether it’s their commitment to women in leadership, their quest to transform company cultures, their role in revolutionizing..

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FAQs About the New Orbit Solutions User Experience

To better meet the changing needs of our clients, partners and their workforce, we regularly roll out updates to Orbit Solutions, our human capital management (HCM) platform. This is nothing out of the ordinary for us, as we’re always working to be the best and brightest in the industry. But, this..

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NLRB Narrows Liability with New ‘Joint Employer’ Definition

As expected, shortly after the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) finalized a rule redefining what it means to be a “joint employer,” the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) followed suit. The NLRB’s new (more tightly defined) rule restricts circumstances in which franchisers and businesses that..

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Daylight Saving Time: Prepare to 'Spring Forward'

Spring is upon us. And, as the saying goes, it's almost time to "spring forward" and turn our clocks ahead one hour. Starting at 2 a.m. on Sunday, March 8, daylight saving time will take effect.For many of us, this means an extra cup of coffee. However, there's more to it —employers must also..

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The Revised Form I-9 Is Now Available: What to Know

On Jan. 31, 2020, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) issued a new version of the I-9 employment eligibility verification form, along with updated instructions. Despite its date of 10/21/19, the form will not become mandatory until May 1 of this year. While employers may start..

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There's No Offseason: The Next Open Enrollment Period Starts Today

Everyone knows what TGIF stands for, but for those administering benefits, a more fitting acronym might be TGOEE (as in “Thank Goodness Open Enrollment Ended”). 

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The Final Joint Employer Rule: What Employers Need to Know

Editor's note: Article was updated on March 5, 2020, to also include more recent news that the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) also released a revised joint employer rule.

After much anticipation, on January 12, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) announced a long-awaited final rule on..

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Your Complete Checklist for Onboarding New Hires

Effective onboarding is more than just a day of orientation and filling out forms. After putting a lot of time and effort into recruiting and hiring new employees, now’s not the time for missteps. Get new employees up and going faster, retain them longer, and boost HR team efficiency with a..

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Orbit Solutions transforms the way you recruit, manage, and grow your workforce.

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