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Updated — Do you have employees in Minnesota? If so, you need to start caring about wage theft

On June 21, 2019, the Minnesota Department of Labor & Industry released a sample Wage Statement and related FAQs about the Wage Theft law. This article has been updated to reflect the new information available. The law goes into effect on July 1, 2019, and will require you to change a number of your payroll and documentation practices as a result. Employers should decide how they are going to update their paystubs and how they are going to implement the Wage Statement requirements (e.g., who is going to get them, how often you’ll update them, etc.). 

Paid leave programs: Improve employee satisfaction while streamlining compliance and administration with HR tech

Our country’s workforce has changed significantly over the last few decades. Dual-earner households have been trending upward, and the majority of mothers with young children are now in the labor force. Some fear that this represents a shift toward an increasingly untenable work-life balance for parents who must choose between their livelihoods and being physically present for their kids or family members in need. Given that the U.S. is the only industrialized country without a national paid leave mandate, it falls to employers to help their people raise families while sustaining a profitable business.

Threat Intelligence highlights: Cyber attacks target individuals as well as business, education, and religious organizations

May Threat Intelligence highlights include cyber attacks on Microsoft’s SharePoint software, Windows 10, various business applications, online college bookstores, tax accounting software, and even a church.