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How to Recover 300 Hours of Grant Management Per Year

If you’re like most nonprofits, you spend an extra 8 to 12 hours each pay period calculating grant allocation for your funding reports. It’s intense work that requires sifting through complex (and error-prone) spreadsheets, pulling out the right data, and making sense of it for the report. It also means you’ve spent as much as 30% of your week using …

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How the New Overtime Law Will Impact Your Organization’s Culture

With the recent injunction, the new Fair Labor Standards Act overtime rule changes have been stopped—at least, for the moment. Many experts believe it’s a temporary pause and the law will eventually be implemented with modifications. Since the law was supposed to take effect in December, many companies and nonprofits made changes in their organization to reclassify salaried employees who were making …

How One HCM Company Made Grant Allocation Easy for Nonprofits

The Housing Assistance Council (HAC) is a non-profit corporation in Washington, D.C., that helps local organizations build affordable homes in rural America. The HAC staff works on multiple grant-funded project assignments throughout a pay cycle. For billing purposes and to improve visibility into their various projects, the payroll team had to allocate the salaried employees’ earnings in proportion to the …

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HR Article Roundup: October 4, 2016

The upcoming overtime rule changes will have a significant impact on small businesses, but nonprofit organizations will likely feel the repercussions most intensely. These are a few of the top HR articles we’ve assembled from the last month that address the challenges facing nonprofits as they prepare for the changes in the HR and payroll landscape. Take a look at …

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Nonprofits Need to Choose Their HCM Solutions Wisely

Nonprofits are entering a more stringent realm of compliance than ever before. New rules mean new complexities and more time scrutinizing funding allocations to guard against fraud. Not only do you need to consider your funding sources and accounting, but you also have new concerns about classifying your employees as exempt or nonexempt—and the overtime impact. As a result, you …

How the New Overtime Law Impacts Professional and Grant-based Companies

The new FLSA overtime rules have been officially announced, and the minimum threshold for overtime-eligible employees will go from $23,660 to $47,476 on December 1, 2016. Companies have until then to figure out all the adjustments they need to make. With this new law, over 4 million U.S. workers that were exempt are now overtime-eligible. Professional and grant-based organizations that …