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For this Michigan business owner, wage hikes are tied to price hikes

Oct 16, 2023
Annie Lang Hartman, owner of Wild Lettie, is planning ahead. And one of her biggest concerns is payroll.
"We're kind of settling into fall, which is a little bit quieter for us," said Annie Lang Hartman of Wild Lettie. Above, the interior of one of her shops.
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Private payrolls grow less than expected

Aug 31, 2022
Private employers added just 132,000 jobs in August, according to ADP — possibly a sign of a job market that's leveling off.
Job changers enjoyed a significantly higher pay increase than job stayers, according to ADP, meaning it pays to switch in this economy. Above, job seekers meet with recruiters during a career fair.
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The jobs recovery is sputtering. The relief bill may not help it.

Mar 3, 2021
Some employers remain cautious about hiring, even as more of the economy reopens.
Public-facing industries like leisure and hospitality are likely to remain cautious about hiring.
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Layoff announcements on the rise, report says

Jun 6, 2019
Layoffs were concentrated in technology, retail, manufacturing and auto production, outplacement firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas said.
Jean Pierre Louis joins with other workers to protest against possible job layoffs at the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport on May 01, 2019 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
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Payroll services and software industry in transition

Aug 29, 2016
Fewer employers are doing payroll calculations in-house and on proprietary office servers.
Writing paychecks often involves complicated math.
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A tale of two jobs surveys

Feb 7, 2014
Economists say the optimism of the household survey should temper the gloom of low payroll reports.

Payroll debit cards: Know your rights

Jul 5, 2013
In a new digital era, payroll debit cards are becoming increasingly popular. But be sure you are aware of the fees associated with them.

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Slow and steady wins the race

Feb 1, 2012
Today payroll giant ADP announced 170,000 new additions to payrolls.