CLARISSIA L. HARRIS
Clarissia L. Harris, CPP, MBA is a payroll professional with 25 years of experience in both teaching and managing payroll. She has taught several Certified Payroll Professional (CPP) training courses throughout the United States. Her extensive work experience includes Georgia State University, Science Application International Corporation, KPMG, and IBM Internet Security Company. Currently, she is a Payroll Manager for a large Financial Company in Atlanta Georgia. Also presently, she is a payroll instructor at a local university in Atlanta. Clarissa has also received several Merit of Citation awards from the American Payroll Association.
Managing termination pay requires knowing the federal and state laws. Human Resources and Payroll professionals must know the proper way to handle the final payment for non-exempt and exempt employees. Although the State will mandate how and when employees should receive their final payment, it’s the employer's responsibility to ensure all payments such as dismissal pay, severance pay, stock options, and go..