Businessman measuring his salary against his height to illustrate setting a pay rate or pay range when hiring

How to Set the Pay Range for Any Position

April 6, 2017

How to Set the Pay Range for Any Position When you make a new hire, how do you decide on the rate of pay? If you’re like most managers or practice owners, the answer is pretty simple: You consider the skills and experience required, and come up with a number from there. But figuring out…

2017 Minimum Wage Infographic

Minimum Wage Increases in 2017: A CEDR Infographic

January 12, 2017

Minimum Wage Increases in 2017: A CEDR Solutions Infographic Many states have already increased (or will be increasing) their required minimum wages in 2017, and that’s on top of a slew of recent increases in 2016. Are you up to date on your state’s minimum wage requirements? CEDR’s 2017 Minimum Wage infographic is a great…

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It’s a Snow Day! Who Gets Paid During Office Closures?

January 25, 2016

It’s a Snow Day! Who Gets Paid During Office Closures? Remember the feeling of joy and relief you used to have, waking up as a child to a world covered in fluffy white snow? No school! For many owners and their office managers, that’s a sharp contrast to the feeling you get these days, knowing…

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New “Cure Window” Opens for Some California Paystub Violations

October 30, 2015

New “Cure Window” Opens for Some California Paystub Violations Here’s (a little) respite for California employers: A 33 day “cure period” that will allow you a window of time to correct some of the most common wage statement / paystub violations. This is new training for all California practices, regardless of your number of employees….

this little girl clearly has a bad attitude

“She Has a Bad Attitude and She Wants a RAISE?”

September 11, 2015

“She has a bad attitude and she wants a RAISE?” How to regain control in an employee dispute I get questions all the time about wage negotiations and employee attitude problems, but I don’t usually get those questions together. Here’s a paraphrased query I recently received about an employee who, after working for the practice…

Is this woman a volunteer if she was paid?

Employee Volunteers Might Cost You Anyway

November 21, 2013

Employee Volunteers Might Cost You Anyway…Even if it’s for Charity I can hear your indignation now: Do I really have to pay my volunteers? Why would I have to pay a volunteer? It’s charity, for Frank’s sake! What kind of world is this, anyway?! When it comes to answering whether your team can agree to work…