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Bowman: Equal Pay Act still stands strong

By law, women must be paid the same as men for the same work at the same place. However, this frequently doesn’t happen. In 2016, women were paid roughly 77 percent of what men were paid, and would have had to work until April 4, 2017, to earn the same amount.

Glover: Technology allows small businesses to avoid tax pain

Within the past decade, technology has revolutionized the accounting industry. Firms can work more efficiently using cloud-based technology, transforming the way the accounting and many other industries approach business. This technology eliminates the pain points companies feel such as the lack of real-time financial data, dropping off cumbersome zip drives to their CPA firm and faxing in payroll hours.

BH LEVY JR: Know the latest regarding workers' compensation

Upcoming changes to workers’ compensation laws will benefit employers, thanks to House Bill 412 passed during the 2015 Georgia legislative session.