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  • Automatic deduction for lunch break: Legal?
     // HR Specialist; Mar2012, Vol. 10 Issue 3, p1 

    The article discusses legal aspects related to automatic deduction in an employee's wage for lunch break, with reference to the court case Camesi, et al., v. University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, et al.

  • Ask the Attorney.
    Delogu, Nancy // HR Weekly; 10/20/2014, Vol. 2 Issue 42, p4 

    An answer to a question on the risks of automatic pay deductions for lunch breaks is presented.

    Sugden, Alan // Accountancy; Dec1991, Vol. 108 Issue 1180, p70 

    Discusses the use of payroll deduction to facilitate charitable giving in Great Britain. Payroll deduction schemes by Charities Aid Foundation and Barnardos; Need to promote the payroll deduction scheme to employees; Description of Charities Aid's deduction scheme.

  • Download a free step-by-step 2015 payroll checklist.
    Sugden, Alan // HR Specialist: Employment Law; Dec2014, Vol. 44 Issue 12, p5 

    The article focuses on the 2015 Payroll Checklist of the U.S. Internal Revenue Service (IRS) aimed to help a taxpayer comply with his tax responsibilities each pay period.

  • HR Q&A.
    Sugden, Alan // HR Specialist; Dec2014, Vol. 12 Issue 12, p5 

    The article presents answers to questions on labor management including the legal risk associated if an employee wants to earn less and the possible liability involved if automatic payroll deductions will be made for employees' lunch breaks.

  • Growing pains.
    Sugden, Alan // Long Island Business News (7/1993 to 5/2009); 11/05/99, Vol. 46 Issue 45, p1B 

    Compares the average worker contribution for health insurance in the United States in 1988 and 1999.

  • CASE NO. 2755: Report in which the Committee requests to be kept informed of developments: THE COMMITTEE'S RECOMMENDATION.
    Sugden, Alan // Official Bulletin: Series B; 2010, Vol. 93 Issue 2, p108 

    The article reports that the United Nations International Labour Organization's Committee on Freedom of Association has requested the Ecuadorian government to restore the deductions of dues of UNE members who authorized the deductions in connection with Case No. 2755.

    Schultz, Roger S. // Journal of Financial Service Professionals; Nov2001, Vol. 56 Issue 6, p26 

    The concept of having employees purchase personal insurance and savings plans through the employer, via payroll deduction, is explored. The author of this article looks at the products in the marketplace and the reasons for the growth of work-site marketing. This concept has been a factor since...

  • Time reduced for employers to deposit 401(k) contributions.
    Bermensolo, J. Michael; Geller, Sheldon M. // CPA Journal; Jul96, Vol. 67 Issue 7, p56 

    Reports on the Department of Labor's proposed regulations reducing the maximum amount of time an employer will have to transmit employee salary reduction contribution amounts to a 401(k) plan. Ruling under Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974; Length of time income tax withholdings...

  • Employment and unemployment developments, April 2004.
    Bermensolo, J. Michael; Geller, Sheldon M. // Employment & Earnings; May2004, Vol. 51 Issue 5, p1 

    Highlights developments in the labor sector in the U.S. as of April 2004. Percentage rate of unemployment; Total employment and the labor force; Average hourly earnings of production or nonsupervisory workers on private nonfarm payrolls.

  • The Perks.
    McKimmie, Kathy // Indiana Business Magazine; May2005, Vol. 49 Issue 5, p27 

    The article reports on the expansion of voluntary benefits in Indiana. These benefits are paid for by the employee, but offered with a discount that comes from group purchasing power and with the convenience of payroll deductions. One of the most popular voluntary benefits is life insurance...

  • Why it's worth it.
    FREEMAN, PETER // Money (14446219); Oct2011, Issue 139, p68 

    The article discusses the advantages and disadvantages of putting one's money into superannuation funds. It explains why employees make extra contributions to superannuation through a salary sacrifice management. Suggestions to make sure one's salary sacrifice arrangement is right are tackled...

  • Call centre staff agree to wage cuts.
    Reade, Quentin // Personnel Today; 3/11/2003, p3 

    Reports that the call center staff members at utility company Npower have agreed to pay cuts and freeze. Reason behind the agreement of staff members; Cause for pay cut measure taken by the company; Options given by the company to staff members regarding payments.

  • New Group Products Lead Surge in Work-Site Marketing.
    Reade, Quentin // Best's Review; Sep2003, Vol. 104 Issue 5, p110 

    Reports on the rapid growth of the sale of insurance products to employees through voluntary payroll deduction in the U.S. Main factor of sales growth; Change of the nature of the products; Use of work-site marketing to reach the middle income customers.

  • Can an employer ask for criminal records?
    Cawyer, Russel // Fort Worth Business Press; 06/16/2000, Vol. 13 Issue 8, p18 

    Answers questions relating to personnel management in the United States. Circumstances under which employers may use applicants' conviction records in making hiring decisions; Suggestion that employers do not deduct cash register shortages from the employee's paycheck.

  • VII. INFLATION PERSISTENCE IN THE EURO AREA: Adjustment in a low inflation environment.
    Cawyer, Russel // OECD Economic Outlook; Dec2002, Issue 72, p165 

    Discusses aggregate wage adjustments in a low inflation environment. Factors related to price and wage determination; Resistance to nominal wage cuts; Existence of money illusion; Main characteristics of the distribution of wage.

  • IRA payroll deductions OK'd.
    Cawyer, Russel // Practical Accountant; Mar99, Vol. 32 Issue 3, p39 

    Reports on the regulation approved by the United States Internal Revenue Service (IRS) allowing payroll deductions on individual retirement accounts (IRA).

    Cohen, Russell // Scholastic Choices; Jan2010, Vol. 25 Issue 4, p22 

    The article focuses on various deductions made in employees paycheck, which include withholding tax, Social Security and Medicare, to cover government expenses in the U.S.

  • Payroll-deduction Plans Help Small Companies Retain Employees.
    Hays, Scott // Workforce; May99, Vol. 78 Issue 5, p108 

    Discusses how payroll-deduction plans help small companies retain employees. Benefits of providing payroll deductions to employees; How the plan works.

  • About personal deductions.
    Farber, Lawrence // Medical Economics; 1/23/2004, Vol. 81 Issue 2, p34 

    Presents a question and answer advisory about personal deductions. Way of computing the excess of an itemized personal deductions; Increase of interest payments; Total amount of the mortgage loans.

  • Communicating Voluntary Benefits.
    Cirelli, John // Advisor Today; Nov2001, Vol. 96 Issue 11, p88 

    Reports on the growing market for voluntary benefits which refer to insurance coverage that employees pay for through payroll deduction. Benefits of voluntary benefits programs to employers; Role of human resources managers in employee education; Communication process between enrollment...

  • Wage deductions - changes in pipeline.
    Cirelli, John // Accountancy; Jan1985, Vol. 96 Issue 1097, p21 

    Reports on the British government's plans to change the law governing wage deductions. Statutory provisions against deductions from pay for all employees.

  • Note.
    Sugarman, Myron G. // California Law Review; Dec65 part 2, Vol. 53 Issue 5, p1544 

    Discusses the court case 'Harolds Club vs. Commissioner' involving contingent compensation agreements in the U.S. Disallowance of corporate deduction for salary to nonshareholder because of lack of free bargain; Reference to section 162 of the 1939 Internal Revenue Code regarding compensation...

  • Deductions: State rethink called for.
    Naude, Colleen // Finance Week; 07/14/2000, p26 

    Calls on the South African government to rethink its decision to discontinue all non-statutory deductions from public servants' pay checks. Implications of the decision for the microlending industry; Two possible solutions to preventing potential problems arising from the decision; Immediate...

  • Tax Case.
    Naude, Colleen // Accountancy; Oct69, Vol. 80 Issue 914, p787 

    Presents a legal case on capital gains tax in Great Britain. Claim for deduction of capital gains tax; Rejection of the contention of the claimant; Provisions of the Finance Act 1965.

  • Protecting Employee Data Globally.
    Roberts, Bill // HR Magazine; May2008, Vol. 53 Issue 5, p83 

    The article discusses global privacy issues. Employers in Germany must keep track of each worker's religious affiliation because businesses support churches through payroll deductions. But in France employers keep track of the sick days each worker takes because companies get tax credits for...

  • The Wages Act and a forfeit of pay.
    Roberts, Bill // Accountancy; Jan1989, Vol. 103 Issue 1145, p42 

    The article reports on the British Employment Appeal Tribunal's decision in a case involving deductions made from an employee's wages, in January 1989. The tribunal has decided that if an employer wishes to employ someone on the basis that he will forfeit a week's wages if he does not give a...

  • Shoosm iths staff take volu ntary pay cut.
    McLeod-Roberts, Luke // Lawyer; 10/26/2009, Vol. 23 Issue 41, p7 

    The article reports that employees of England-based Shoosmiths who earn 25,000 pounds have agreed to take a 2.5 percent pay cut. It is part of a package of cost-cutting measures, including a pay freeze and suspension of the Christmas bonus. Those who opposed to this move will not see their...

  • The Education of Rick Scott.
    FRANK, JOHN // American Prospect; Jul/Aug2011, Vol. 22 Issue 6, p34 

    The article discusses efforts by Florida Gov. Rick Scott to get a legislative vote for a bill that prohibits union members from paying dues through payroll deductions and a bill that would eliminate traditional government pensions. It indicates that Scott is a newcomer to politics who does not...

  • Prepare your kids for summer job expenses.
    Alderman, Jason // Ellis County Press; 5/24/2012, Vol. 21 Issue 7, p3 

    The article discusses various payroll deductions in temporary employment of high school and college students in the U.S. which include state and federal income taxes, health and unemployment insurance, and uniform fees.

  • Charity begins in the workplace.
    Alderman, Jason // Accountancy; Aug1983, Vol. 94 Issue 1080, p28 

    Reports that the United Way Feasibility Study, an independent steering committee, is in favor of charitable payroll deduction schemes in England. Sector members of the United Way chaired by Peter Jay, chairman of the National Council for Voluntary Organizations; Details of the deduction scheme...

  • Payroll giving is a limping nag that ought to be winning the Derby.
    Cook, Stephen // Third Sector; 6/4/2008, p12 

    The author reflects on the payroll giving fundraising scheme. He argues that the positive review on the scheme exaggerates its actual efficiency. He believes that the scheme fails to reach its potential because it is complex. He suggests the creation of a single payroll giving agency that would...

  • IRS proposes new payroll and non-payroll reporting and deposit rules.
    Cook, Stephen // Practical Accountant; Jan94, Vol. 27 Issue 1, p11 

    Reports on the IRS' issuance of IR-93-102, an order which proposes to simplify payroll and deposit rules through regulation IA-60-92. Coverage; Requirements from employers; Release of a revised Form 8109 starting January 1, 1994.

  • Pay: deductions and the Truck Acts.
    Keenan, Denis // Accountancy; Oct85, Vol. 96 Issue 1106, p30 

    Focuses on a case related to compensatory deductions and the Truck Act of 1896 in Great Britain. Case background; Deduction from an employee's pay in respect of a fine unless there is a contract which specifies the amount of the fine which may be imposed.

  • HR Q&A.
    Keenan, Denis // HR Specialist; Jan2012, Vol. 10 Issue 1, p5 

    The article presents questions and answers related to personnel management including whether to put ban on wearing a bracelet with the words "American Atheist" in a workplace and whether to deduct salary of an exempt employee for being absent for a day.

  • Tighten up.
    Keenan, Denis // Crain's Cleveland Business; 9/15/2003, Vol. 24 Issue 37, p8 

    Officials with the city of Cleveland, Ohio finally seem resigned to doing what they should have done at the end of last year, if not before — that is, cut payroll, as of September 15, 2003. The evidence strongly suggests that a sizable reduction in employee headcount is in order. The city...

  • Buying stocks direct.
    Cintron, Ivan // Black Enterprise; Jul2000, Vol. 30 Issue 12, p44 

    Offers advice for someone interested in entering the stock market through payroll deduction. Suggested companies to invest in; Web site for stock investors.

  • Group insurance for small firms.
    Scanlon, Cynthia // Nation's Business; Mar98, Vol. 86 Issue 3, p30 

    Reports on the of group automobile and property insurance being offered to small firms. Payment by employees through payroll deduction; Incentive discounts; The small amount of work required from employers; The popularity of the plans.

  • Are fundamental reforms needed to improve the use of payroll giving?
    Steward, Matthew; Bunting, Tim; Beswick, Trudi; Ricketts, Andy // Third Sector; 3/13/2012, Issue 698, p18 

    The article discusses the challenges faced by British employees in making donations through their payroll. Only two percent of the workforce donated through payroll in 2011. It is suggested that employees find it difficult to set up payroll donations. There is a common view in the industry that...

  • A Refund Spree? Unlikely.
    Steward, Matthew; Bunting, Tim; Beswick, Trudi; Ricketts, Andy // Adweek Eastern Edition; 4/15/2002, Vol. 43 Issue 16, p59 

    Reports the impact of implementation of federal tax cut on the people in the U.S. Projection of the decrease of tax bill; Percentage rate of Americans willing to give up some deductions; Number of people waiting for tax refund.

  • Pacific Century Trimming From the Top in Pay Cuts.
    Mandaro, Laura // American Banker; 2/7/2002, Vol. 167 Issue 26, p1 

    Reports that the banking company Pacific Century Financial Corp. has asked his senior management for the deduction in the pay of its executives. Expected percentage deduction in the salary of the executives; Compensation plan of the company for the executives; Other companies who has also...

  • Benefits a matter of deduction.
    Gross, Daniel // Crain's New York Business; 6/17/96, Vol. 12 Issue 25, p30 

    Reports on the growing number of employees who buy life insurance through payroll plans. Offer of life insurance through payroll deductions at the Fortunoff Inc.; National study of business offering life insurance through payroll deductions by the Life Insurance Marketing Research Association;...

  • Political contributors must give permission.
    Lane, Amy // Crain's Detroit Business; 08/31/98, Vol. 14 Issue 35, p19 

    Reports that the ruling of United States District Court Judge Paul Borman on August 19, 1998 supported the 1994 law which requires permission to deduct political contributions from paychecks, annually. Details on the law; Reference to the lawsuit filed by the Michigan State American Federation...

  • Contributing factor.
    Lane, Amy // Money Marketing; 7/12/2012, p30 

    The article presents an example that analyzes how pension contributions of a client, who has a salary of over 100,000 British pounds, would affect the reduction in his income tax personal allowance. It shows how his taxable income after personal allowance of 110,645 pounds is taxed. It notes...

  • New York loosens limits on payroll deductions.
    Lane, Amy // HR Specialist: New York Employment Law; Dec2012, Vol. 7 Issue 12, p5 

    The article reports that the Section 193 of the New York Labor Law was amended by the New York General Assembly to loosen limits on payroll deductions.

  • Utah Eyes Ban on Payroll Deductions for Political Giving.
    Archer, Jeff // Education Week; 02/07/2001, Vol. 20 Issue 21, p16 

    Reports on the plan to ban payroll deductions for political giving in Utah. Provisions of a bill concerning political giving; Alleged retribution for a statewide teacher strike.

  • Blacks and the Public Workforce.
    Alford, Harry // Washington Informer; 3/10/2011, Vol. 46 Issue 71, p23 

    In this article the author discusses the employment status of the blacks in the public sector in the U.S. He highlights comments from Alfonso Mayfield, a black man who is president of the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) Florida Public Workers. The author also suggests that the...

  • Legal Briefs.
    Alford, Harry // HR Specialist: Compensation & Benefits; Oct2011, Vol. 6 Issue 10, p3 

    The article discusses the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina case Cooper v. Smithfield Packing which deals with reduction of wages and the Court of Appeals of Minnesota case Kimble v. Zumbro House which deals with invalidity of unemployment compensation.

  • Keep close tabs on outsourced payroll.
    Alford, Harry // Small Business Tax Strategies; Jun2014, Vol. 9 Issue 6, p5 

    The article offers information on the importance of outsourcing payroll duties to a third party provider which includes registration on Electronic Federal Tax Payment System (EFTPS), no requirement of changing record and federal tax liabilities.

  • Turn the Table on Taxes.
    Bennington, Robert // Enterprise/Salt Lake City; 03/08/99, Vol. 28 Issue 37, p17 

    Offers advice on how to secure a W-2 when the company where employee used to work has already gone out of business. Attempt to contact the payroll office at the old employer; Use of last pay statement to figure the income received and withholding tax paid to prepare a substitute W-2; Securing a...

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