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Nov 19, 2017

2018 OCCAPA Membership Registration

OCCAPA tracks memberships on a calendar year basis

Jan. 1 – Dec. 31
$150 Corporate – National Non Member**
$40 per each additional Corporate Member – National Non Member**

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Dec 13, 2017

Bring Your Boss to our December Chapter Breakfast Meeting:

Sponsor: Global Cash Card
www.globalcashcard.com
Please note a Wednesday date

Speaker:  Jim Hart, Littler Mendelson, P.C.  Join us and bring your boss as we enjoy a great meeting with an informative topic and lots of door prizes! Be sure to register early to save your spot!


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Dec 13, 2017

December Chapter Breakfast Meeting – Outline of Topics

•       2017 in Review
–      Gender Equality Issues
–      Wage and Hour Update

•       2018 New Laws
–      Ban the Box
–      Expansion of the DLSE

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Jan 1, 2018

Happy W-2 Time – No January Meeting

OCCAPA does not hold a January meeting. The first 2018 meeting will be held Thursday, February 15, 2018 at Care Ambulance.  Please check back again to see our 2018 Events Page and Calendar.  See you in 2018.

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What's New

Nov 06, 2016

Social Security Wage Base Up to $127,200 for 2017

On October 18, the SSA announced that the 2017 social security wage base will be $127,200, an increase of $8,700 from $118,500 in 2016. All covered wages are still subject to the 1.45% Medicare tax. The maximum social security tax employees and employers will each pay in 2017 is $7,886.40, an increase of $539.40 from $7,347 in 2016.

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Jun 14, 2016

Final ‘White Collar’ Exemption Rule Raises Weekly Salary Threshold to $913

The U.S. Department of Labor has released the final rules governing which executive, administrative, and professional employees (white collar workers) are exempt from the FLSA minimum wage and overtime pay protections. Effective December 1, 2016, the salary threshold increases to $913 a week or $47,476 annually. Additional information is available from the DOL’s Wage and Hour Division.

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Jun 06, 2016

SIDES Usage by States and Employers for UI Compliance Increasing

48 states and territories either have already implemented or have plans to implement SIDES, a free electronic message broker that enables communication between state unemployment insurance agencies and employers and/or their third-parties for the administration of UI benefits and taxes. The system is meant to streamline UI processes so employer compliance is easier and to prevent fraud more effectively.

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May 10, 2016

Relationship Management Demystified: 5 Tips for Payroll Pros

Excelling at relationship management is critical to a payroll specialist’s role. You should aim to be on good terms not only with finance colleagues and vendors, but also with your company’s employees who rely on accurate recording of their compensation and prompt feedback to their questions.

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