PAYROLL

Manna Inc. And Affiliates Join Forces with Payroll Services Provider DailyPay

Manna Inc. | January 28, 2022

On January 27th, Manna Inc., a premier restaurant affiliate operator in the United States, announced that, along with its affiliates, it has partnered with DailyPay to provide employees with financial benefits. DailyPay is a payroll service that employers can use to enable their employees to have complete control over their pay. It provides employees access to their earned pay instantly as soon as their shift ends.
DailyPay’s research has shown that such a payment set-up helps employees reduce the use of payday loans and avoid overdraft fees. With the partnership, Manna Inc. aims to reduce employee turnover and increase retention. The company and its affiliates operate restaurants like Wendy’s, Fazoli’s, Mark’s Feed Store, and many more outlets nationwide.
Mary Lazzaroni, Vice President of People & Development at Manna Inc., said, "When word spread that we implemented DailyPay, we had several previous team members reach out to us. They originally left for a job that offered weekly paychecks, we pay bi-weekly, but upon learning we have DailyPay, it was the financial benefit they were looking for to return to us. The DailyPay team made the integration to their platform seamless."
He further added, "We truly believe our employees find this to be a valuable benefit. 50% of our employees are enrolled in DailyPay – the only benefit we offer with such a high enrollment rate. Also, knowing that food is one of the top reasons to transfer funds we have even changed policy to ensure our team members receive a free meal on each shift, not just discounted food items."
DailyPay’s research has also shown that using DailyPay, companies that offer a daily payment option are able to fill open positions 52% faster than those that don’t. Such companies also experienced a 50% reduction in employee turnover.

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PAYROLL,WORKERS COMPENSATION

EmPower HR, Now a Division of Vensure Employer Services

Vensure | June 23, 2022

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HR STRATEGY

Eliassen Group Further Expands Its Professional Services Capabilities with the Acquisition of Fidato Partners

Eliassen Group | December 24, 2021

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TALENT MANAGEMENT

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UKG | May 21, 2022

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REMOTE WORKFORCE

Comprehensive Employee Benefit Plans from Guardian Life Now Available to PrismHR Professional Employer Organizations and Their Small Business Clients

The Guardian Life Insurance Company of America | June 18, 2022

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