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3 Ways Timecard Data Can Help Growers Maximize Profits

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Any organization that wants to stay competitive needs to understand, predict, and plan labor costs. The good news is that just by following legal time tracking guidelines, employers already have enough data to gain a better understanding of their operation. It’s simply a matter of collecting and using that data in the right way.

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Preparing for a Food Safety Audit With Digital Tools

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Since FSMA was introduced in 2011, the number of annual audits an average grower experiences has increased dramatically, all with the goal of improving food safety for the end consumer. Between internal audits, buyer audits, and federal annual audits, growers are experiencing more pressure than ever to rigorously document their food safety program or risk losing buyer relationships and harming their bottom line.

As food safety continues its digital transformation, audits will rely more and more on digital solutions. Growers have the opportunity to transition to digital compliance documentation in order to keep up with more frequent (and often partially-remote) audits. They can be ahead of the curve by going digital now, as regulatory bodies have started requiring that audit documentation be submitted digitally, a requirement which will eventually reach growers.

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4 Ways to Strengthen Your Payroll Documentation Compliance

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Strengthening your payroll compliance is a valuable way to minimize risk to your operation and avoid costly penalties. New regulations and requirements are imposed on farm employers every year so keeping track of them is a time-consuming process. Here are some best practices to help stay aligned with labor laws and minimize expensive risks to your business.

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