Free Webinar: Complex Wage & Hour Calculations

Please join us for a free webinar discussing the requirements to produce the perfect paycheck every time, even in complex payroll situations. Employee wage calculations are complicated, even before you start considering unique pay situations. In some cases, unique pay structures like piece rates and non-discretionary bonuses make sense for an organization, but require complex … Continue

Free Webinar Opportunity: Properly Paying Exempt Employees

We’re always happy to connect our friends and clients with expert advice relating to payroll and HR. Hosted by Kara Govro of HRAnswerLink, this free webinar discusses the specific guidelines of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) that allow employers to classify employees as exempt from overtime.

General Data Protection Regulation Takes Effect

PayNorthwest Helps You Comply with the EU’s New Data Protection and Privacy Regulations A new personal data and privacy law, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), goes into effect this week, affecting all organizations who offer goods or services to, or collect data about, EU residents. Adopted in April 2016, the regulation aims to give control of personal data to anyone based … Continue

Racing with Purpose

PayNorthwest at the 36th Annual Nordstrom Beat the Bridge to Beat Diabetes On May 20th, PayNorthwest employees participated in Nordstrom’s Beat the Bridge 8k run for Type 1 Diabetes research. This event, which attracts thousands of runners, is called Beat the Bridge because the course crosses over Seattle’s University Bridge. Participants race against the clock, … Continue

Kindering Gala – $1.2 million marks a new record!

Congratulations to our client, Kindering, on a record-breaking fundraiser! Last month during their 24th Annual Auction Gala, Kindering, a Bellevue-based nonprofit neuro-developmental center, brought in $1.2 million in donations, doubling their previous record. Founded in 1962, Kindering serves 4,500 infants, children and families annually by providing education and therapy for children up to age 11 … Continue

PayNorthwest Sabbatical Leave Program

What would you do with seven weeks of paid time off? Employees are contemplating that question following the introduction of the new PayNorthwest Sabbatical Leave Program. After seven years of employment, eligible employees can take up to seven weeks of paid time off to focus on something personal to them. This might include volunteering, traveling, … Continue

Five Critical Questions to Determine Your HR and Payroll Compliance Readiness in 2018

Are you prepared for the next wave of tax, healthcare and regulatory changes affecting payroll and HR? Managing compliance can be complex and tricky for any business today. It can be overwhelming trying to stay current on proposed guideline changes, updates to existing regulations, and rollouts of new legislation. Despite the complexity, a recent survey … Continue

Farewell to Hard Hat Guy

In Memoriam On this day, March 7, 2018, “Hard Hat Guy”, our stalwart sentinel who served for many years as the face of PayNorthwest’s website, passed into the great beyond. Hard Hat Guy served faithfully as our lead photo image for our now retired website and in fact never missed a day of work, let … Continue