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  1. January 2015 Holidays

     
     
    There are two federal and business holidays observed in the United States during the month of January: New Year's Day (1st) and Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (19th). Don’t expect mail delivery though. Like all U.S. federal holidays these dates...
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  2. 2015 Federal & Business Holidays

     
     
    Holidays have a way of bringing people to together, whether they be family, friends, or even strangers from diverse social, political, and religious backgrounds. There's something about religious, cultural, and national celebrations that help us find common ground with one...
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  3. Small Business Saturday

     
     
    Small Business Saturday is held on the Saturday after Thanksgiving in the United States and encourages people to shop at small, local businesses in order to help unite local communities during one of the busiest shopping periods of the year....
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  4. December Business Holidays

     
     
    Christmas Day became a legal federal holiday in the United States in 1870 under the presidency of Ulysses S. Grant and is celebrated on December 25. Christmas is also a widely observed cultural and civil holiday in many other parts...
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  5. November Business Holidays

     
     
    The month of November contains two US federal holidays. The first holiday is Veterans Day, which honors people who have served in the US Armed Forces. Veterans Day is celebrated on November 11 because World War I officially ended at...
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  6. Mac OS X Yosemite

     
     
    We're pleased to announce that Virtual TimeClock 14 Release 4 is completely compatible with Apple's new Mac operating system, OS X 10.10 Yosemite. Redcort Software's engineers weren't surprised since being members of the Mac Developer program gives us access to...
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  7. New California Sick Leave Law

     
     
    California recently passed a new sick leave law requiring most employers, regardless of size, to give their workers at least three paid sick days (24 hours) per year. Employers can award the paid sick time based on accrual or give...
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  8. Virtual TimeClock 14R4 Now Available

     
     
    We're delighted to announce that Virtual TimeClock 14 Release 4 is now available for immediate download. We've put a lot of effort into polishing this latest time clock software release and hope you enjoy the new release as much as...
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  9. What Is Windows RT?

     
     
    Windows RT is an edition of the Windows 8 operating system designed for mobile devices to improve power efficiency and allow for longer battery life. Windows RT looks and functions a lot like Windows 8. For example, it still provides...
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  10. Merry Maids Time Clock

     
     
    We've received a number of calls recently from Merry Maids franchise owners saying that Merry Maids corporate will no longer be handling payroll processing for them. Franchises will apparently be switching to new franchise management software that will no longer...
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  11. Tracking Volunteer Time

     
     
    Summer is the time many businesses tap into the newly liberated work force and bring on summer interns to help out. Of course, Virtual TimeClock is the perfect tool to keep track of temporary and part time workers. You'll have...
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  12. Understanding Network Edition Licensing

     
     
    The Virtual TimeClock Network Edition is a client-server software based time and attendance system that runs on your computer network, even between business locations via an Internet connection. To use the Network Edition, you'll need to download and install:
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  13. Touchscreen Time Clock

     
     
    We've talked before about the touchscreen friendliness of Virtual TimeClock 14: larger buttons for the PIN interface, larger font for the in/out board list, and full screen mode. For those of you looking for something more stationary than a laptop...
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  14. Tablet Time Clock

     
     
    Virtual TimeClock 14 has been optimized to work on laptops and tablets with touchscreens by adding enlarged buttons and the new full screen mode. Although Virtual TimeClock is not yet supported on Apple iOS and Android devices (engineering is working...
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  15. Virtual TimeClock Mobile Edition

     
     
    With the release of Virtual TimeClock 14 right around the corner, I wanted to give you a sneak peek at what we're planning for later this year. The sleek new interface of Virtual TimeClock 14 will give you a glimpse of...
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  16. Virtual TimeClock 14 Coming Soon!

     
     

    As the final testing for the latest Virtual TimeClock release is winding down, I've been able to spend some time checking out the new features and functionality. The first thing I noticed was the updated user interface. New icons and...
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  17. Employee Termination Checklist

     
     
    Change is seldom easy, even when it's for the best. And staff turnover can be a big distraction for the people who work for and with you. There are a number of employment and operational issues involved when an employee...
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  18. Business Online Payroll Time Clock

     
     
    If you're looking for a new payroll solution for your business, now's the time. Virtual TimeClock integrates with some of the most popular payroll providers in the market. If you're running your payroll through the online payroll service of your...
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  19. ADP RUN Time Clock

     
     
    ADP has finally announced time clock integration with their RUN product. Unfortunately, it's only available for RUN Powered by ADP Payroll for Partners, which is their payroll service targeted to accounting professionals. We hope that ADP will continue to enhance...
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  20. 2013 Year In Review

     
     
    Despite all the busyness in the month of December, I think it's a great time to step back and reflect on what you've accomplished over the past year. It's a good exercise to go through, both personally and professionally. You...
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  21. Insurance Office Time Clock

     
     
    We get a lot of calls from State Farm and Farmers insurance agents looking for a way to keep track of time attendance for their support staff. We have several time clock deployment options that work well in an insurance...
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  22. Is Columbus Day a Holiday?

     
     
    Columbus Day first became a federal holiday in the United States in 1937, and has been observed on the second Monday in October since 1970. In fact, many countries in the New World celebrate the anniversary of Christopher Columbus' arrival in the...
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  23. Virtual TimeClock '13 Release 2 Now Available

     
     
    The new Virtual TimeClock release is now available. It's got some great new features that our customers have been asking for, like tracking the complicated overtime and overnight shift rules required in some states. Here are some of the highlights:...
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