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FAQs About the New Orbit Solutions User Experience

To better meet the changing needs of our clients, partners and their workforce, we regularly roll out updates to Orbit Solutions, our human capital management (HCM) platform. This is nothing out of the ordinary for us, as we’re always working to be the best and brightest in the industry. But, this time around, we are... Read more

Your Glossary of HR Regulations

If you’re an HR professional, staying up-to-date on regulations can feel like a full-time job. They’re ever-changing and on top of that, you need to make sure you’re compliant on the local, state and federal levels. Since there’s not one central source to find all the information you need, you’re probably zigging and zagging from... Read more

Why It’s Time to Say Goodbye to Paper Checks

If you’re in the Midwest, Northern Plains or even parts of the Northeast, you’re now painfully familiar with the term “polar vortex.” Thanks to this winter’s record-shattering temperatures, the USPS delayed mail delivery in 11 states. Unfortunately, if your employees had a payday during the delay and they rely on paper checks, they would’ve gotten... Read more

IRS Waives Penalties for Under-Withheld 2018 Taxes

When you file your tax returns this season, you may realize you’re one of the many taxpayers whose 2018 withholdings and estimated tax payments fell short of their tax liability. If you are, take heart, as the IRS recently announced it’s waiving tax penalties if you’ve paid at least 85 percent of your 2018 tax... Read more

What Wisconsinites Need to Know about FMLA

Nothing in this article constitutes legal advice. Please consult a legal professional if you have questions about FMLA compliance. Established in 1993, the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) is a federal labor law that entitles eligible employees to take unpaid, job-protected leave for specified family and medical reasons. While the federal law sets the... Read more