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EEO-1 Component 2 Filing Portal to Open July 15

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) plans to open the web-based portal on July 15, 2019 for submission of Component 2 data. To help those required to file, the EEOC made help documents available on the site. Sage released an update on July 9, 2019, outlining its support for their customers who must file Component 2. Read for more information and links to the EEOC website and Sage's release.

By | July 11th, 2019|News, Compliance, Sage HRMS|0 Comments

Goodbye Sage Abra Suite. Hello Sage HRMS.

Even state-of-the-art software grows old and is replaced by something newer and more powerful. That’s what’s happening to Sage Abra Suite. Once the go-to for Sage Payroll customers, Abra Suite it is being retired. September 2020 will be its final release, and as of December 28 of that year, Sage will end all support. You'll need to make a change. What will you do? Read to learn about some of the advantages to migrating to Sage HRMS and the way to get there. It's easier than you think.

Recruiting Challenges in an Employee’s Market

Let’s face it—recruiting is a challenging aspect of any human resource professional’s duties. In times of high unemployment, there are floods of applications and resumes to manage. During this current time of a record 49-year low unemployment rate, the challenges may be even more demanding. The open positions can linger, unfilled, while improving overall financial performance continues to create more jobs. Read for ways to meet the challenges and follow links for more information and software solutions we offer.

Are Your Employees Prepared for an Emergency?

Tornado season is upon us, and severe weather is becoming more common year-round across the country and the world. Keeping employees and customers safe is a concern for everyone. The challenge can be particularly difficult for small to midsize organizations. Read about one woman's experience and follow links to helpful information.

Putting People First

People who feel respected and valued are more enagaged at work. The most successful companies know that taking care of employees first impacts everything from customer service to the bottom line. Read about being "people-centric" and follow links to learn more about the concept and companies that have embraced it.

Are You Listening? Why It Matters

Communication skill is on just about every list that comes up when you’re looking for what makes a successful HR manager. When you think of communication, what comes to mind? My guess is that it usually has to do with what comes out of the manager’s mouth or finds its way into an email or memo, like “clear,” “concise,” “call-to-action,” “organized.” How about "Listening"?

By | May 7th, 2019|Solutions, Sage HRMS HR Actions|0 Comments

Stay Compliant: EEOC Pay-Data Reports Update

Employers are required to include pay data from 2017 as well as 2018 payrolls when completing Component 2 of the EEO-1 Survey which has been reinstated on the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission form. This involves reporting pay data by race, gender, and ethnicity. The official deadline for reporting is September 30, 2019. Read for more information as well as links to the EEO-1 Survey and the EEOC 's FAQ web page.

By | May 2nd, 2019|News, Compliance, Sage HRMS|0 Comments

Texas ICE Raid and What It Means for You

The ICE raid on a Texas electronics tech company reminds us of the increased focus on employer compliance with the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service regulations for hiring immigrants. It was the largest raid in over a decade. What does that mean for you? Read for information about the raid, your responsibilities as an employer, and links to USCIS websites with helpful information on completing Form I-9.

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