Payroll processing errors costs Wal-Mart millions

Wal-Mart overtime miscalculations costs the company millions in payments, interest, and penalties California labor law commissioner announced that Wal-Mart will pay close to $4 million dollars in overtime, penalties, and interest to 50,000 California employees who were employed with Wal-Mart between February 2002 and January 2007.             Wal-Mart notified the California state government and the federal government that its payroll errors like calculating overtime pay an …

Flu Shots Available

Flu shots Concentra is offering Flu Shots for all of StaffScapes employees as a part of their services.  They expect to have the vacine after October 15th and are available for $25 per shot.  StaffScapes can also arrange onsite clinics if you are interested. Please contact Lora Manternach at 303-466-7864 for more information.  This is just one of the additions of …

How to Avoid Liability after Receiving a “No-Match” Letter

DHS announces final “No-Match” letter requirements The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has recently released its final regulations concerning employers’ responsibilities when a “No-Match” letter is received.  After an employer receives a “No-Match” letter from the SSA, or a letter regarding employment verification from the DHS, “reasonable steps” must be taken within 90 days of receipt or the employer may …

Worms, Viruses and Trojan Horses… Oh My!

Good and bad news regarding malicious computer programs, or malware. Bad news first: Hackers are still out there finding new ways to infect your computers. One of the newest methods of spreading their malware is through e-card Trojan Horses. Trojan Horses work exactly like the mythological Trojan Horse.  The malware Trojan Horse is disguised as an electronic greeting card, that once …

TAKE THE PEO TEST

What can a PEO do for me? Are your health benefits and workers’ compensation costs too high? Would you like “ Fortune 500” style benefit program, which would allow you to attract and retain a higher quality workforce? Would you like to offer a 401k or pension plan with no administrative costs? Would you like your company to comply with …

Federal Minumum Wage Poster

New poster available As a client of StaffScapes you should be receiving your new Federal Minumum Wage Poster that was effective July 24, 2007.  If you have not received this poster please contact our office. If you have any questions or need other posters please contact us at 303-466-7864. StaffScapes keeps clients up to date on new laws and changes …

Hand assemblers needed

A client of ours under our PEO is in need of assemblers for there facility in Westminster Please contact StaffScapes if you are looking for an assembly job in the Westminster area. Pay starts at $7.00 an hour 4 10 hour days with overtime available. Job openings now till December 303.466.7864

OSHA/EPA Occupational Chemical Database

New OSHA database of occupational chemicals available online OSHA and the EPA have partnered together and recently released an online database of occupational chemicals.  They created this database to give employers convenient access to information on over 800 chemicals commonly located in a workplace. Reports available on the website include: an all-in-one “Full Report”, “Physical Properties,” “Exposure Guidelines,” “NIOSH Pocket …

Free Checking with Chase Banks

Chase at work  As a client and employee of StaffScapes did you know that you can get FREE checking with Chase banks. No Monthly Service Fee Free Chase ATM access Discount loan rates To learn more about the free banking and other benefits contact StaffScapes benefits department.

Payroll

Payroll accuracies are a simple requirement from all clients that hire the services of a Professional Employer Organization or payroll company. During a recent interview with an employee that worked at one of the largest PEO’s in the nation he expressed amazement that we double check each payroll before delivery to clients. The company he worked for could not get …