“Does anybody really know what time it is?” A Golden Oldie from the group Chicago

Time and Attendance – Essential Payroll Series

I expect that there have literally thousands of songs referencing time in some form or fashion. Surely someone knows the musical group Chicago. One of the most popular groups of the 70’s and 80’s, they had a song called “Does anyone know what time it is?” The song is not related to payroll but in an effort to demonstrate the importance of tracking time worked for hourly employees I have adapted it for our use.

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Is it true “rising tides lift all ships”? – Salaries set to increase

You may have heard the ol’ sayin’ “a rising tide lifts all ships”. This phrase has been used to describe how one event benefits those not directly connected to the event. Well this event is not necessarily going to be a benefit to employers, maybe employees.

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“Show Me the Money” – Two Pieces of Pending Legislation You Should Know About

Legislative Update – February 2014

“Show me the money” is line from an old Tom Cruise movie “Jerry Maguire”. In the movie the line is the mantra of Jerry’s (Tom Cruise) client, a pro football player. In this Essential Payroll Series update we use the line as a warning regarding two pieces of pending legislation at the federal level.

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