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Acroprint Earns Two Awards

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE RALEIGH, NC, November 5, 2018 — Acroprint Time Recorder Company of Raleigh, North Carolina has recently earned not one, but two awards for excellence. First, the company was honored when HR Tech Outlook magazine selected Acroprint as one of their Top 10 Workforce Management Solution Providers – 2018 for the company’s AcroTime Workforce [...]

By |2018-11-13T14:10:41+00:00November 15th, 2018|Press Release Archives|Comments Off on Acroprint Earns Two Awards

Outsourcing Payroll Processing: Should You, or Shouldn’t You?

According to a survey by the American Payroll Association, payroll processing is one of the most commonly outsourced human resources functions. But is outsourcing the best way for your organization to handle this important task? Read this article to find out.

By |2018-10-21T22:51:12+00:00August 13th, 2018|Newsletter Archives|Comments Off on Outsourcing Payroll Processing: Should You, or Shouldn’t You?

AcroTime Limited-Time Offer: Free Payroll Processing

Acroprint Time Recorder Company is pleased to offer a limited-time promotion to new customers of AcroTime Payroll services. New clients who sign up for AcroTime Payroll before December 31, 2018, and commence using the service before January 30, 2019 are eligible to receive three free months of payroll processing services, plus free set-up, after they complete four months of service.

By |2018-10-31T15:30:31+00:00August 9th, 2018|Press Release Archives|Comments Off on AcroTime Limited-Time Offer: Free Payroll Processing

It’s Christmas in July at Acroprint!

As part of our “Christmas in July” celebration, Acroprint is pleased to announce a limited time free shipping offer on web store orders of $50 or more, making the month of July a prime time for Acroprint customers to stock up on clocks, supplies and accessories while taking advantage of the savings on shipping costs.

By |2018-10-31T13:41:15+00:00July 13th, 2018|Press Release Archives|Comments Off on It’s Christmas in July at Acroprint!

Overtime: Myths and Facts

For most businesses, one of their largest expenses is labor costs. Many businesses try to control labor costs by limiting the amount of overtime they pay. Unfortunately, some tactics used to limit overtime costs can backfire — costing the organization far more in the long run than they might have “saved” initially. The Fair Labor [...]

By |2018-03-27T22:14:11+00:00March 28th, 2018|Newsletter Archives|Comments Off on Overtime: Myths and Facts

Wage and Hour Outlook 2018

Once again it's time to peer into the crystal ball, swirl the tea leaves, consult my spirit guide and otherwise attempt to predict what wage and hour issues might be coming down the pike in the coming year. The year 2017 saw some significant changes in wage and hour regulations, and I believe we'll be [...]

By |2018-02-21T11:13:27+00:00January 24th, 2018|Newsletter Archives|Comments Off on Wage and Hour Outlook 2018

Acroprint Announces Limited-Time Free Shipping Offer

RALEIGH, NC - Just in time for organizations looking to get prepared for 2018, Acroprint is pleased to announce a limited time free shipping offer on web store orders of $50 or more. The terms of the offer are: The order must be placed through AcroprintStore.com. The order must be shipped to the contiguous 48 [...]

By |2018-02-21T01:19:56+00:00November 8th, 2017|Press Release Archives|Comments Off on Acroprint Announces Limited-Time Free Shipping Offer

Natural Disasters Don’t Have to Become Payroll Disasters

There are laws addressing when a business that's closed due to a disaster has to pay its employees. Ignoring these rules can leave you open to a double whammy — not only do you get hit by the disaster itself, but also by possible wage and hour lawsuits or a Department of Labor audit. Read this article to find out what you need to do to stay on the right side of payroll law after a disaster.

By |2018-02-21T00:58:03+00:00October 6th, 2017|Newsletter Archives|Comments Off on Natural Disasters Don’t Have to Become Payroll Disasters

What’s Up With the Department of Labor?

Recently, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) has announced a few important changes. In the short run, these changes may not mean much for employers, but over time they have the potential to change the employment landscape in significant ways. Read this article to find out more.

By |2017-07-11T15:40:08+00:00June 28th, 2017|Newsletter Archives|Comments Off on What’s Up With the Department of Labor?

Great Expectations

You could soon be looking at valuable experience and institutional knowledge walking out the door... and having to fill vacancies in a significant number of your existing positions. Fortunately, AcroTime is an easy-to-use tool available to help — even if you don't have a dedicated Human Resources department.

By |2017-06-09T16:13:46+00:00June 8th, 2017|Newsletter Archives|Comments Off on Great Expectations

AcroTime® Works For Remote Workers

According to a recent Gallup survey, 43% of employed Americans in 2016 worked remotely at least some of the time, representing a four percentage-point increase since 2012. AcroTime Workforce Management effectively addresses employers' concerns surrounding time, payroll and HR management of a remote workforce.

By |2017-06-09T16:12:30+00:00June 8th, 2017|Press Release Archives|Comments Off on AcroTime® Works For Remote Workers

Acroprint Expands Terminal Options for Pendulum® Software

Acroprint® Time Recorder Company is pleased to announce new options for collecting employee time punches in our Pendulum software suite. In addition to the DC7000 badge/PIN terminal and HandPunch biometric hand scan terminals, Pendulum now supports the full line of TQ600 terminals.

By |2017-06-09T16:09:16+00:00June 8th, 2017|Press Release Archives|Comments Off on Acroprint Expands Terminal Options for Pendulum® Software

Off the Clock, On the Hook

The FLSA requires employers to pay workers for time they're suffered or permitted to work. Courts have ruled if an employer knew - or should have known - about time worked, the time must be paid... even if the employee doesn't officially report it.

By |2017-05-08T16:50:19+00:00April 26th, 2017|Newsletter Archives|Comments Off on Off the Clock, On the Hook

Acroprint Launches ATR480 Totalizing Time Clock

Acroprint Time Recorder Company is pleased to introduce the ATR480 electronic totalizing time clock. This attractively-priced top loading time recorder offers many frequently-requested features and automatically computes employee work time to improve accuracy and save time on payroll processing.

By |2017-03-22T16:12:11+00:00March 22nd, 2017|Press Release Archives|Comments Off on Acroprint Launches ATR480 Totalizing Time Clock

Shooting Yourself in the Foot

It's no secret employment lawsuits are on the rise. Defending against a lawsuit is time-consuming and expensive. And the cost of back wages, fines, and penalties is going up all the time. Even if you settle before the case goes to trial, you could still be on the hook for a substantial amount. Read this article to find out what's behind many of these lawsuits and steps you can take to prevent them.

By |2017-05-08T16:50:20+00:00February 3rd, 2017|Newsletter Archives|Comments Off on Shooting Yourself in the Foot

Wage & Hour Outlook 2017

It's time once again to peer into the trusty old crystal ball and try to predict the major trends in wage and hour for the coming year. With the election of Donald Trump, we know things are going to change — the question is what will change, and how.

By |2017-05-08T16:50:20+00:00December 27th, 2016|Newsletter Archives|Comments Off on Wage & Hour Outlook 2017

Acroprint Helps Organizations Comply With Updated Overtime Threshold

RALEIGH, NC – November 11, 2016 – There is less than one month to go until December 1, when the overtime exemption threshold is scheduled to nearly double. This change will potentially make millions more employees eligible for overtime pay. At Acroprint Time Recorder Company, we know many organizations may still have questions about how [...]

By |2017-05-08T16:50:20+00:00November 11th, 2016|Press Release Archives|Comments Off on Acroprint Helps Organizations Comply With Updated Overtime Threshold

Is It Time To Let Go?

Many of us have a tendency to hold on to things, sometimes longer than we should. We cling to things for security, when in reality they may be holding us back or even causing us harm. Here's the big question: how do you know when it's time to upgrade - or replace entirely - your old time and attendance system?

By |2017-05-08T16:50:21+00:00September 9th, 2016|Newsletter Archives|Comments Off on Is It Time To Let Go?

New Overtime Regulations Increase Companies’ Need for Accurate Time Records

On May 18, 2016, the U.S. Department of Labor released new overtime rules. The rules, set to become effective December 1, 2016, could substantially increase the number of workers eligible for overtime pay, which will increase businesses' need for accurate time-tracking solutions.

By |2017-05-08T16:50:21+00:00May 20th, 2016|Press Release Archives|Comments Off on New Overtime Regulations Increase Companies’ Need for Accurate Time Records

How To Survive a DOL Audit

It can happen to any business, at any time. A knock at the door, and suddenly you're facing a team of Department of Labor (DOL) investigators demanding you produce your payroll and tax records. It can be a scary situation! It helps to have a plan in place, so you know what to do and how to respond.

By |2017-05-08T16:50:22+00:00April 15th, 2016|Newsletter Archives|Comments Off on How To Survive a DOL Audit

Are You a Joint Employer?

Traditionally, joint employment has existed when an employee works for two different organizations which are closely enough related that they could be considered essentially the same. Under the terms of guidance recently issued by the Department of Labor (DOL), many more organizations may now find themselves classified as joint employers.

By |2017-05-08T16:50:22+00:00March 10th, 2016|Newsletter Archives|Comments Off on Are You a Joint Employer?

Don’t Try This At Home

Sometimes, you end up shaking your head at the lengths to which unscrupulous employers will go when trying to avoid paying their workers properly. Sometimes it may be inadvertent, but in all too many cases it's clear the employer knew exactly what they were doing. Read on for a few of the examples I've collected recently.

By |2017-05-08T16:50:22+00:00February 4th, 2016|Newsletter Archives|Comments Off on Don’t Try This At Home

Fun Facts & Startling Statistics

Since tracking employee work time is all about the numbers, it’s not surprising that the industry has accumulated a whole bunch of statistics and survey results. Some of them can be interesting, some are instructive, and some can be downright surprising.

By |2017-05-08T16:50:22+00:00December 4th, 2015|Newsletter Archives|Comments Off on Fun Facts & Startling Statistics

Installed Software Or The Cloud

It seems when it comes to using a computer to track employee time, you have two choices. Either you can install software on your own computer, or you can sign up for a cloud-based subscription service. How can a manager decide which is best for her organization?

By |2017-05-08T16:50:23+00:00August 29th, 2015|Newsletter Archives|Comments Off on Installed Software Or The Cloud

Why Workforce Management?

Do you believe the marketplace demands an agile and flexible workforce? Do you need better access to workforce data to improve your decision making? Do you want to save money, reduce errors and increase employee satisfaction? If you answered yes to any of these questions, automated workforce management may be just what you need.

By |2017-05-08T16:50:23+00:00May 5th, 2015|Newsletter Archives|Comments Off on Why Workforce Management?

2015 Wage and Hour Outlook

It's time once again to gaze into the crystal ball and try to predict what wage and hour issues will be at the forefront in 2015. Employers who want to avoid wage and hour liability will likely want to focus on these issues in the coming year.

By |2017-05-08T16:50:23+00:00December 30th, 2014|Newsletter Archives|Comments Off on 2015 Wage and Hour Outlook

Acroprint Announces AcroTime Payroll

Acroprint Time Recorder Company is pleased to announce the addition of payroll processing services to their popular AcroTime Workforce Management suite. Based in the cloud for anytime, anywhere access, AcroTime already offers Human Resources tools and Time and Labor Management. With the addition of Payroll, AcroTime now provides a complete, seamless end-to-end workforce management solution.

By |2017-05-08T16:50:24+00:00October 17th, 2014|Press Release Archives|Comments Off on Acroprint Announces AcroTime Payroll

10 Year-End Payroll Best Practices

For most in-house payroll professionals, year-end is the bane of your existence. Our company's employees are counting on us to be sure that their W-2's, 1099's and other end-of-year reports are spot on. Although it can seem like an overwhelming task, it's absolutely do-able.

By |2017-05-08T16:50:24+00:00October 17th, 2014|Newsletter Archives|Comments Off on 10 Year-End Payroll Best Practices

How to Insure a Smooth Transition to Your New Labor Tracking System

So, you've decided it's time to upgrade to a new automated time and attendance system. A wise decision! Here are a few tips to help you select the right options for you, avoid any last-minute glitches and ensure employee acceptance of the new system.

By |2017-05-08T16:50:24+00:00September 3rd, 2014|Newsletter Archives|Comments Off on How to Insure a Smooth Transition to Your New Labor Tracking System

Who You Gonna Call? Wastebusters!

Payroll waste is like a poltergeist, floating around your premises largely unseen, wreaking havoc everywhere it goes. And, like a ghost, many may not even believe it exists at your company. But it does exist, and the problem may be bigger than you think.

By |2017-05-08T16:50:24+00:00June 30th, 2014|Newsletter Archives|Comments Off on Who You Gonna Call? Wastebusters!

Late Arrivals

According to a CareerBuilder survey released in Feb. 2014, 48% of employers expect employees to be on time every day, while 18% say they don't care how their employees manage their time, just that they get their work done well. About 34% allow employees to be late every once in a while, as long as [...]

By |2014-06-17T13:59:44+00:00June 17th, 2014|Fun Facts|Comments Off on Late Arrivals

3 Ways An Outdated HR System Hurts Your Business

Sometimes, when we consider adding or updating a business system, we only look at the out-of-pocket costs. When it comes to your human resources recordkeeping, this can be a huge mistake. Sticking with an old or outdated system — or worse, having no system at all — can cost your company far more than what you could ever spend on the update.

By |2017-05-08T16:50:25+00:00May 30th, 2014|Newsletter Archives|Comments Off on 3 Ways An Outdated HR System Hurts Your Business

HID Proximity Terminals Now Available

Acroprint Time Recorder Company is pleased to announce the latest addition to their lineup of data collection terminals: the TQ600HID proximity terminal. These terminals work with HID proximity badges and integrate easily with both timeQplus Network Time and Attendance Software and the popular AcroTime Online Time Clock service.

By |2017-05-08T16:50:25+00:00February 18th, 2014|Press Release Archives|Comments Off on HID Proximity Terminals Now Available

Look Out, Here Comes 2014!

“Forewarned is forearmed,” goes the old saying. And it's definitely true where wage and hour law is concerned. To minimize our wage and hour liability, what should we be focusing on for 2014? Worker Classification There are many incentives for employers to classify workers as contractors, including savings on taxes, paperwork reduction and more. But [...]

By |2017-05-08T16:50:26+00:00December 30th, 2013|Newsletter Archives|Comments Off on Look Out, Here Comes 2014!

Introducing Pendulum Standard, Premium and Enterprise

Acroprint Time Recorder Company announces the release of Pendulum Standard, Premium and Enterprise workforce management suite. Featuring new functionality such as PC Punch with optional biometric fingerprint identification, the software is now fully scalable and able to accommodate unlimited users and employees.

By |2017-05-08T16:50:26+00:00December 12th, 2013|Press Release Archives|Comments Off on Introducing Pendulum Standard, Premium and Enterprise

timeQplus Enhanced With Top-Requested Features

RALEIGH, NC — Acroprint Time Recorder Company is pleased to announce our popular timeQplus software has been enhanced to include several top-requested features. These new features make tracking employee time and attendance even easier and more convenient for our customers. For example, the timeQplus software now offers multiple-level user permissions. Administrators can assign individual permission [...]

By |2017-05-08T16:50:29+00:00November 8th, 2013|Press Release Archives|Comments Off on timeQplus Enhanced With Top-Requested Features

I’m So Excited! Updated timeQplus Offers Most-Requested Features

OK, I admit it. I'm a time and attendance geek. I get a thrill over things like software updates. Which is why I've been especially giddy the past few days: there's a new version of our timeQplus software available! But lest you think I'm completely unhinged, let me tell you about a few of the [...]

By |2017-05-08T16:50:29+00:00October 16th, 2013|Newsletter Archives|Comments Off on I’m So Excited! Updated timeQplus Offers Most-Requested Features

timeQplus FaceVerify: A Healthier, Hands-Free Time Tracking Solution

As we head into cold and flu season, some workers may be concerned about clocking in or out using a fingerprint or hand-scan biometric device, possibly picking up germs from one of their colleagues. Acroprint's timeQplus FaceVerify eliminates hygiene concerns while offering affordable, accurate workforce management.

By |2017-05-08T16:50:29+00:00September 12th, 2013|Press Release Archives|Comments Off on timeQplus FaceVerify: A Healthier, Hands-Free Time Tracking Solution

The Truth About Biometrics

Recently, I came across a blog post in which the author opined biometrics are “sheer overkill” when used for time and attendance. I could not disagree more. The emergence of affordable, easy-to-use biometric technology for time recording brings key benefits to business owners and employees.

By |2017-05-08T16:50:30+00:00May 23rd, 2013|Newsletter Archives|Comments Off on The Truth About Biometrics

To Forgive, Divine

We're only human. When an employee files a wage and hour complaint or launches a lawsuit, the temptation can be strong to “get back” at the worker. However tempting it might be to lash out against the person who complained, it's always a bad idea, for a number of reasons. This article explains why.

By |2017-05-08T16:50:30+00:00March 26th, 2013|Newsletter Archives|Comments Off on To Forgive, Divine

The Hidden Costs of Payroll Processing

Every transaction carries hidden costs. In some cases the hidden costs can far outweigh the obvious out-of-pocket price. Sadly, we are not as good at recognizing these hidden costs as we are more obvious expenses. But when we don't take them into account, we may end up making decisions that ultimately cost our company big money.

By |2017-05-08T16:50:31+00:00February 21st, 2013|Newsletter Archives|Comments Off on The Hidden Costs of Payroll Processing

The Class (Actions) of 2013

Every January, law firm Seyfarth Shaw issues a review of the previous years' class action litigation and their predictions for trends in the coming year. We'll take a closer look at what they think is going to happen and how it could affect employers.

By |2017-05-08T16:50:31+00:00January 30th, 2013|Newsletter Archives|Comments Off on The Class (Actions) of 2013

Don’t Let a Natural Disaster Become a Wage and Hour Catastrophe

The longer you're in business, the more likely it becomes that you will one day have to deal with the after-effects of a disaster. It's hard enough for a business to recover from a disaster as it is. The last thing you need when you're already struggling is to find yourself in hot water over wage and hour violations. It's a good idea to look through these timely reminders now, so you'll know what to do before disaster strikes.

By |2017-05-08T16:50:31+00:00November 29th, 2012|Newsletter Archives|Comments Off on Don’t Let a Natural Disaster Become a Wage and Hour Catastrophe

Five Simple Best Practices

The best workforce management solution in the world won't do you any good if it's still sitting in its box on top of your file cabinet. What can you do to make the implementation process smoother and easier? Read this article to learn five simple best practices that will get you off on the right foot with your new employee time tracking system.

By |2017-05-08T16:50:31+00:00September 28th, 2012|Newsletter Archives|Comments Off on Five Simple Best Practices

Some Cost “Savings” Are No Bargain

Most business owners are on the lookout for cost savings, especially where payroll and labor cost are concerned. Unfortunately, some attempts at "creative cost containment" go horribly awry and end up costing the business much more in the long run. Read more for stories of lessons learned the hard way.

By |2018-02-23T11:24:16+00:00August 30th, 2012|Newsletter Archives|Comments Off on Some Cost “Savings” Are No Bargain

Updated timeQplus Software Now Supports HandPunch Terminals

Acroprint's popular timeQplus software now supports the use of HandPunch terminals for employees clocking in and out. These time-tested, reliable biometric terminals can help eliminate buddy punching, and can be used in situations where a fingerprint scan biometric terminal is not suitable.

By |2017-05-08T16:50:32+00:00August 3rd, 2012|Press Release Archives|Comments Off on Updated timeQplus Software Now Supports HandPunch Terminals

Acroprint Introduces Innovative Biometric Time Clock

The Acroprint ATR360 stops buddy punching in its tracks, without a PC or software to install. It also offers the option of using proximity badges or key fobs for employee identification. The ATR240 time clock offers the same great features as the ATR360 but without the biometric or proximity readers.

By |2013-12-04T15:34:02+00:00July 17th, 2012|Press Release Archives|Comments Off on Acroprint Introduces Innovative Biometric Time Clock

Five Things You May Not Know About Wage and Hour Investigations

Any business that has employees is liable someday to become the target of a Department of Labor wage and hour investigation. As scary as an investigation can be, it’s even more frightening when you don’t know what to expect. This article presents five things you may not know about wage and hour investigations, along with a few simple steps you can take to minimize your risk.

By |2017-05-08T16:50:32+00:00May 17th, 2012|Newsletter Archives|Comments Off on Five Things You May Not Know About Wage and Hour Investigations

Top Three Wage & Hour Pitfalls of 2012

Wage and hour lawsuits are on the rise, and business wage and hour practices are under a microscope. What are the three biggest wage and hour pitfalls that can trip up even well meaning business owners? How can you protect yourself against an expensive employment lawsuit or DOL investigation?

By |2017-05-08T16:50:32+00:00April 20th, 2012|Newsletter Archives|Comments Off on Top Three Wage & Hour Pitfalls of 2012

An Inside Look At The New timeQplus

Now offering support for magnetic-stripe and barcode terminals in addition to the existing proximity badge and biometric terminals, timeQplus time and attendance software has been updated to be even more robust and versatile. This upgraded workforce management solution now also offers job costing, improved hardware installation tools and an updated interface.

By |2017-05-08T16:50:33+00:00February 29th, 2012|Newsletter Archives|Comments Off on An Inside Look At The New timeQplus

Acroprint Releases New Version of timeQplus With Enhanced Functionality And New Terminal Options

Acroprint's timeQplus time and attendance tracking software for for small business has been upgraded to include job costing functionality, easier terminal set up, updated graphic interface, enhanced terminal data display and two new badge terminal options.

By |2013-12-04T15:34:02+00:00February 15th, 2012|Press Release Archives|Comments Off on Acroprint Releases New Version of timeQplus With Enhanced Functionality And New Terminal Options

Resolutions and Roadblocks

Every day you limp along with your old or outdated time and attendance solution your business is losing money - to time theft, inefficient processes and clerical errors. It's time to make a New Years resolution to upgrade to a modern automated time and attendance software system. Here's how to overcome common roadblocks that might otherwise stop you from keeping this resolution.

By |2017-05-08T16:50:33+00:00January 19th, 2012|Newsletter Archives|Comments Off on Resolutions and Roadblocks

Who’s Afraid of the Big, Bad DOL?

The US Department of Labor (DOL) launched a number of initiatives in 2010 and 2011, aimed at educating employees and business owners about the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), encouraging employer compliance, and making it easier for employees to file FLSA complaints. Here's the one best thing you can do to help protect your business from liability for back wages, penalties and fines.

By |2017-05-08T16:50:33+00:00October 1st, 2011|Newsletter Archives|Comments Off on Who’s Afraid of the Big, Bad DOL?

Tracking Time in the Cloud

Perhaps you've been wondering why you should choose an online subscription-based time tracking solution instead of purchased/installed software. Cloud-based time and attendance offers distinct benefits. Let's take a look at a few of them to see if tracking time online is suitable for your organization.

By |2017-05-08T16:50:34+00:00September 1st, 2011|Newsletter Archives|Comments Off on Tracking Time in the Cloud

Mid-Year Legal Roundup

So far, 2011 has seen several important wage and hour lawsuit decisions and significant new employment laws passed. Let's take a closer look at these developments and explore their possible effect on your business.

By |2017-05-08T16:50:34+00:00August 1st, 2011|Newsletter Archives|Comments Off on Mid-Year Legal Roundup

How To Get More Value From Your Time and Attendance System: Rounding

Acroprint time and attendance software includes many features designed to help you control and manage labor costs. One such feature is rounding. Find out how rounding works and what you need to know to make best use of this powerful configuration setting.

By |2017-05-08T16:50:34+00:00June 10th, 2011|Newsletter Archives|Comments Off on How To Get More Value From Your Time and Attendance System: Rounding

10 Questions You Should Answer When Choosing a Time & Attendance Solution

With all the choices available for recording employee time and attendance, making a decision can be stressful and confusing. Answering just a few questions about your business environment and needs can help narrow your alternatives and ensure you choose the best solution for you.

By |2017-05-08T16:50:35+00:00November 6th, 2010|Newsletter Archives|Comments Off on 10 Questions You Should Answer When Choosing a Time & Attendance Solution

Workforce Management Savings

A 2010 Axsium Group survey found large companies save $1,600 per employee, on average, after implementing a workforce management solution. Click here to find out how much an automated time & attendance solution can save you.

By |2014-06-17T13:59:10+00:00September 24th, 2010|Fun Facts|Comments Off on Workforce Management Savings

Looking Ahead

The U.S. Department of Labor recently released their Semiannual Regulatory Agenda. This article focuses on two wage and hour issues identified in the Agenda for DOL attention: classification of employees versus independent contractors, and the overtime exemption for home companions.

By |2017-05-08T16:50:36+00:00June 6th, 2010|Newsletter Archives|Comments Off on Looking Ahead

Acroprint President to Deliver Keynote at ITLMA Conference and Exposition

Glenn Robbins, president of Acroprint Time Recorder Company in Raleigh, NC, is scheduled to be the keynote speaker on Friday, June 11 at the 32nd annual Independent Time & Labor Management Association (ITLMA) Annual Conference and Exposition in Scottsdale, AZ.

By |2017-05-08T16:50:36+00:00June 1st, 2010|Press Release Archives|Comments Off on Acroprint President to Deliver Keynote at ITLMA Conference and Exposition

The Bottom Line on Biometrics

Many businesses have turned to biometrics to eliminate costly buddy punching. If you're considering biometric technology to track time and attendance, or if you're wondering if biometrics can help you, this article offers information you can use.

By |2017-05-08T16:50:36+00:00May 6th, 2010|Newsletter Archives|Comments Off on The Bottom Line on Biometrics

Employee or Contractor?

Employee classification is more than just hourly and salaried. There's also the issue of classification of employee versus independent contractor. This issue will be receiving a great deal of interest and focus from the Department of Labor in 2010 and beyond. What do you need to know to keep your business safe?

By |2017-05-08T16:50:36+00:00April 5th, 2010|Newsletter Archives|Comments Off on Employee or Contractor?

Acroprint Launches AcroTime™ Automated Web Time and Attendance Labor Tracking

Acroprint introduces AcroTime, a web-based employee time tracking solution that promises to streamline payroll processing, help control labor costs and provide anytime, anywhere reporting for companies of all sizes — without requiring any of their IT resources to install or maintain software.

By |2013-12-04T15:34:52+00:00February 23rd, 2010|Press Release Archives|Comments Off on Acroprint Launches AcroTime™ Automated Web Time and Attendance Labor Tracking

Acroprint Extends Contemporary Look to ES700, ATR120 Time Clocks

Acroprint announces the extension of their product line's new contemporary black and silver color scheme to their ES700 and ATR120 electronic time recorders. The new style is designed to coordinate with today's office decor while concealing smudges and fingerprints, offering a clean, professional appearance even in high-traffic environments.

By |2017-05-15T14:03:33+00:00April 18th, 2008|Press Releases - Historical|Comments Off on Acroprint Extends Contemporary Look to ES700, ATR120 Time Clocks

Acroprint Unveils Contemporary Look for ES900 Time Clock

Acroprint announces the introduction of a fresh, contemporary look for the ES900 electronic time recorder. The classic black and silver color scheme is designed to coordinate with today's office decor, as well as concealing smudges and fingerprints, offering a clean, professional appearance even in high-traffic environments.

By |2017-05-15T14:03:22+00:00February 28th, 2008|Press Releases - Historical|Comments Off on Acroprint Unveils Contemporary Look for ES900 Time Clock

Acroprint Announces Their Membership in the Intuit Developer Network™

Acroprint Time Recorder Company announces that they are now members of the Intuit Developer Network. This allows Acroprint to develop seamless integration between Acroprint time and attendance software and systems and Intuit QuickBooks accounting software.

By |2017-05-15T14:00:12+00:00June 2nd, 2003|Press Releases - Historical|Comments Off on Acroprint Announces Their Membership in the Intuit Developer Network™

Acroprint Introduces a New Look For the Heavy-Duty Document Control Stamp

Acroprint Time Recorder Company announces a new look for the ET and ETC heavy-duty document control stamps. The new design has been enhanced by the use of the signature Acroprint Green color and a sleeker, more modern profile to compliment any office setting.

By |2017-05-15T14:00:03+00:00April 29th, 2003|Press Releases - Historical|Comments Off on Acroprint Introduces a New Look For the Heavy-Duty Document Control Stamp

Acroprint® Announces New HandPunch Options for ATR 20/20 and ATR9800 Software

Acroprint Time Recorder Company announces that the ATR 20/20 and ATR9800 time and attendance systems are now available with Recognition Systems HandPunch 2000, HandPunch 3000, or HandPunch 4000 hand-geometry biometric terminals.

By |2017-05-15T13:59:31+00:00August 13th, 2001|Press Releases - Historical|Comments Off on Acroprint® Announces New HandPunch Options for ATR 20/20 and ATR9800 Software

Buddy Punching

A 2008 Nucleus Research study revealed 19% of employees admit to buddy-punching. And you know if that many admit to it, even more have done it but won't say so. A timeQplus V3 Biometric time and attendance system can stop costly buddy-punching in its tracks!

By |2013-12-04T15:35:25+00:00March 1st, 2000|Fun Facts|Comments Off on Buddy Punching

Best in Class Automation

In an Aberdeen Group study, 88% of “Best in Class” companies automate their time and attendance data collection. You can join their ranks: automate your employee time tracking with an affordable Acroprint time and attendance system!

By |2013-12-04T15:35:25+00:00February 28th, 2000|Fun Facts|Comments Off on Best in Class Automation

Inaccurate Time

In a recent survey, 60% of respondents say their employees aren't accurately reporting their time, or they don't know if reported time is accurate. You don't have to suffer the same fate — you can use an Acroprint time and attendance system for indisputable time records.

By |2017-05-08T16:50:42+00:00February 27th, 2000|Fun Facts|Comments Off on Inaccurate Time

Best in Class Integration

An Aberdeen Group study published in February 2008 says 86% of “Best-in-Class” companies integrate their time and attendance system with their payroll system. Acroprint's software and web-based solutions offer built-in exports for most popular payroll software and payroll services.

By |2013-12-04T15:35:42+00:00February 26th, 2000|Fun Facts|Comments Off on Best in Class Integration

Payroll Upgrades

According to a survey conducted by the American Payroll Association, 82% of companies surveyed planned to purchase new or upgraded payroll software within the next two years. If you're still manually entering time and attendance data to your payroll system, it may be time to consider a new time and attendance system as well.

By |2013-12-04T15:35:42+00:00February 25th, 2000|Fun Facts|Comments Off on Payroll Upgrades

Labor Costs

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics of the U.S. Department of Labor, employer costs for employee compensation averaged $26.05 per hour worked in September 2005.

By |2013-12-04T15:35:42+00:00February 24th, 2000|Fun Facts|Comments Off on Labor Costs

Biometric Support

According to the 2004 National Payroll Week Survey, conducted by the American Payroll Association, over half the respondents indicated they support the use of biometric technology to record time and attendance.

By |2013-12-04T15:35:42+00:00February 23rd, 2000|Fun Facts|Comments Off on Biometric Support

Donning and Doffing

On November 8, 2005, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that employers must pay employees for the time it takes to put on and take off safety gear and the time it takes them to walk between the changing area and the production area. Workers must also be compensated for time they spend waiting to take [...]

By |2013-12-04T15:35:42+00:00February 22nd, 2000|Fun Facts|Comments Off on Donning and Doffing

Timekeeping ROI

According to a survey conducted by Nucleus Research, reported by InformationWeek.com, timekeeping software can pay for itself in as little as a few months. Payback comes from reductions in clerical errors, processing time and unauthorized leave and overtime, as well as from elimination of the cost of paper time sheets or time cards. Of the [...]

By |2013-12-04T15:35:42+00:00February 21st, 2000|Fun Facts|Comments Off on Timekeeping ROI

Tracking Exempt Time

According to opinion letters issued in January and April, 2005 by the U.S. Department of Labor, an employer can require exempt employees to record and track their hours worked without jeopardizing the employees' exempt status — as long as the timekeeping policy is not for the purpose of wage payment tied to hours actually worked.

By |2013-12-04T15:35:42+00:00February 20th, 2000|Fun Facts|Comments Off on Tracking Exempt Time

Manual vs Automated

According to a survey conducted by the American Payroll Association: 65% of the respondents collect time and attendance using an automated process, or a combination of manual and automated processes. (The responses noted some of those collecting information manually were in the process of switching to an automated solution.)

By |2013-12-04T15:35:42+00:00February 19th, 2000|Fun Facts|Comments Off on Manual vs Automated

Accurate Records Required

The Federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and the laws in most states require that employers keep accurate records of hours worked by nonexempt employees. An employee time clock or time and attendance system can simplify your recordkeeping, saving you both time and money.

By |2013-12-04T15:35:42+00:00February 18th, 2000|Fun Facts|Comments Off on Accurate Records Required

Time is On My Side

by Kirsten Tyler “Time seems to go by much quicker to me now. When I was approaching 16, it seemed as if time stood still, but now... not in middle age. The weeks seem to run together. Everything is measured by nine hour plus workdays and the weekends. Now time seems to be something I [...]

By |2017-05-08T16:50:42+00:00July 18th, 1999|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Time is On My Side