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August 2017: Employer's business tax calendar

Here's your monthly guide to critical payroll due dates.
Employment Law

Uber skids into sexual harassment ditch

Since February, ride-hailing colossus Uber has been roiled by accusations that its corporate culture condones rampant sexual harassment. The $70 billion company’s missteps since then have more closely resembled a train wreck than a safe and smooth ride home.
HR Management

Just do it ... or just delegate it?

“If you want something done right, you’d better do it yourself.” Managers who successfully used this philosophy to work their way up the career ladder may find it counterintuitive to let go of the reins and start delegating tasks to subordinates.

USCIS: Check I-9 forms completed last November

United States Citizenship and Immigration Services is advising employers to review all I-9 forms downloaded between Nov. 14–17, 2016, to ensure that employees’ Social Security numbers are correct.
Employee Relations

Document performance to beat bias claims

When a fired employee claims he was the victim of discrimination, be prepared to show that the real reason for termination was poor performance. That requires keeping detailed documentation of any work deficiencies.

'Resign or be fired': Humane offer or a risky ultimatum?

Presenting an employee the option to resign or get fired may fall under the no-good-deed-goes-unpunished category. As a new ruling shows, such ultimatums might ultimately give you ulcers in court.
Article Archives

Substantiation eased for hardship retirement distributions

In the Payroll Mailbag ...

The Mouse is not pleased! What's your policy on uniforms?

HHS civil rights office warns of HIPAA phishing scam

Glitch arises with payroll tax credit for research

Feds: Payroll news you can use

Retirees entitled to prompt payment of final wages

Despite repeal, employers would keep ACA provisions

DOJ reverses course, will argue in favor of class-action waivers

Employers boosting benefits to woo talent

English-only rule must have legit business purpose

Yank a job offer due to pregnancy? That'll be $100k

Sticky notes = sticky problem: Keep ageist opinions off applications

Make sure employees know you're monitoring