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Ceridian Enhances Solutions For Small Businesses With Mobile Payroll App, Time & Attendance & LifeWorks Employee Assistance Program

MINNEAPOLIS, MINNESOTA -- (Marketwired) -- 07/21/14 -- Ceridian announces a suite of solutions geared to small sized businesses, including a new mobile payroll app. The mobile payroll app enables Ceridian Small Business customers to securely access Ceridian HR/Payroll from their iOS or Android smartphone or tablet.

"Small business owners can leverage mobile technology and in many cases perform their job from anywhere, while on the go," says Shelley Ng, vice president of product management, Ceridian. "The shift toward business-centered mobile apps solves administrative issues, provides the necessary security and more flexibility for small business owners to optimize their time by doing more on the go. Ceridian HR/Payroll for small businesses allows for the convenience to process payroll anywhere, anytime and includes support from Ceridian's Small Business Service Delivery team."

Some of the payroll processing tasks that can be accomplished with the Ceridian HR/Payroll for small businesses app as well as on the web, include:

--  Search capabilities: employee search by last name or employee number
--  Time entry: load individual or multiple time entry submission forms
--  Payroll processing: preview and submit payroll for immediate processing
    and schedule the next payroll run
--  Reports: access payroll and standard reports, as well as payroll results
--  Compliance: ongoing updates to address compliance with the Affordable
    Care Act

To simplify workforce scheduling and employee time tracking, small businesses can also take advantage of Time & Attendance, powered by Dayforce Workforce Management. Time & Attendance is geared for small business organizations and is a cost effective approach to workforce management, allowing managers to track employee time easily and accurately send that data to payroll with one click, thereby avoiding duplicate data entry. Time & Attendance allows employers to remain compliant with federal, state and local company regulations while giving employers more control over how employees earn balances that represent their time away from work. This workforce management feature is available as a cloud-based, Software-as-a-Service solution, with mobile access on iOS and Android devices.

In addition, with workplace wellness top of mind for many employers, Ceridian offers small business customers access to Ceridian LifeWorks for Small Business - a trusted, full-service Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for employees and their immediate families. A range of options is available with LifeWorks for Small Business, where employees can gain confidential access to counseling as well as online resources, tools and support for a variety of lifestyle, health and wellness issues and topics. For added convenience, LifeWorks is also available via mobile app.

"With Ceridian LifeWorks for Small Business, employers can affordably provide the benefits that employees want, improve productivity and strengthen their reputation as an employer of choice," adds Mary Jo Davis, vice president, product management for LifeWorks and Benefits Solutions at Ceridian.

"Our solution offerings - be it payroll, workforce management or wellness - for the small business market are tailored to address the challenges and concerns faced by small business owners. We aim to improve their day to day business operations and employee engagement so they can refocus on growing their business and servicing their customers," adds Ng.

About Ceridian

Ceridian is a leader in human capital management with more than 100,000 clients across the globe. Ceridian delivers trusted results and transformative technology. Our offering includes the award winning, cloud-based Dayforce HCM, LifeWorks, Powerpay and International Payroll. Ceridian is transforming the world of work. For more information about Ceridian solutions call 1-800-729-7655 or visit

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