If you’re an employer with employees in Washington, listen up. Starting in 2023, you need to make an additional deduction from Washington workers’ paychecks for the Washington Cares Fund. But, what is the Washington Cares Fund, and how much do you have to deduct and remit? Get all of the answers about the new program […]Read More Get the Scoop on the Washington Cares Fund
Thanks to the passage of its new Time to Care Act, Maryland is now the tenth state to mandate paid family and medical leave for employees. If you’re a Maryland employer, the Maryland paid family leave program applies to you.Read More Maryland Paid Family Leave: What Employers Need to Know About
Are you an employer in West Virginia? If so, you might have heard about House Bill 2526, a 2023 law that significantly cut individual income tax rates. As a result, your West Virginia income tax withholding might look a little different.Read More West Virginia Income Tax Rates and House Bill 2526: Here’s What You Need to Know
Are you a new employer in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts? Do you plan on offering your employees paid sick leave? If the answer is no, it’s time to reassess. Most employers must provide Massachusetts paid sick leave under state law.Read More Massachusetts Paid Sick Leave Under the Earned Sick Time Law
Failing to pay eligible employees overtime is a wage violation that lands a number of employers in hot water each year. But if you thought federal overtime laws were the end of it, you’re in for a surprise. There are also overtime laws by state you may need to follow.Read More Overtime Laws by State: The Quintessential Employer’s Guide
Employee benefits beef up your compensation package. They can make or break your ability to hire and retain employees. For the most part, you can choose what to offer employees. But, there are several mandatory benefits you can’t afford to ignore.Read More Mandatory Benefits: What Benefits Do Employers Have to Offer?
How often do you need to pay your employees? When you choose a paycheck frequency for your business, you need to follow state and federal payment laws. Learn about pay frequency requirements by state and federal payday laws.Read More Must-know Pay Frequency Requirements by State
“What’s your occupation?” Everybody gets this question—at the doctor’s office, when opening a new bank account, etc. People are curious. They want to know what it is exactly you do for a living. And if you’re an employer, the government wants to know what your employees do, too. To find out, federal and state agencies […]Read More SOC Codes and Mandatory Reporting: Does Your State Want Worker Classification Data?
In 1942, Rhode Island was the first state to offer Temporary Disability Insurance (TDI) benefits to employees. Following the success of this program, Rhode Island created the Temporary Caregiver Insurance (TCI) program in 2013. Rhode Island TCI offers qualifying employees paid leave to care for their loved ones in certain situations.Read More Rhode Island TCI: Your Questions About the Ocean State’s Paid Family Leave Program Answered
New Jersey started its paid family leave plan in 2009 with the New Jersey Family Leave Act. New Jersey paid family leave (PFL) made NJ the second state (after California) to pass a PFL policy. If you’re a New Jersey employer, you need to know about your responsibilities.Read More New Jersey Paid Family Leave (+Q&A)