Partnership combines leading platforms for global payroll and workforce management solutions

LIVONIA, Mich. (February 2, 2012) – WorkForce Software, the leading provider of workforce management solutions for organizations with complex labor policies and stringent compliance demands, today announced that it has partnered with Patersons, a leader in cloud-based global payroll delivery to clients in more than 160 countries. Under the terms of the agreement, WorkForce Software has developed a pre-configured interface between their enterprise-grade EmpCenter suite of workforce management solutions and Patersons’ CloudPay platform. The combined offering empowers employers to fully comply with both national and local wage and hour regulations, reduce the complexity of payroll processes and practices, and gain greater insight into the day-to-day activities of their workforce.

WorkForce Software’s EmpCenter suite delivers a broad array of workforce management capabilities – from ‘traditional’ applications such as time and attendance, employee scheduling and analytics, to more specialized applications focused on absence and leave management, as well as mitigating risks associated with employee fatigue. Through EmpCenter’s flexible architecture and Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) deployment capabilities, WorkForce Software empowers clients to automate 100% of all pay rules and policies solely through configuration – no custom code, no cumbersome manual ‘work-arounds’ – from anywhere in the world.

Patersons’ CloudPay platform is a fully cloud-based global payroll solution that adapts to customer requirements and uses workflow and standardized processes to provide efficient and effective payroll management. A proven solution for multinational firms, CloudPay is trusted by customers in over 160 countries and in 20 different languages across the globe. The solution adheres to ISO27001, SSAE 16 and ISAE 3402 standards, enables permission-based secure Web access to all payroll data, and easily scales to meet the needs of Fortune 2000 companies.

“Patersons and WorkForce Software share a common vision and approach, as well as a unique corporate culture focused on innovation and client success,” stated Kevin Choksi, CEO of WorkForce Software. “Through this strategic alliance, we can deliver access to a more diverse, more complete solution to our international clients.”

“Regardless of where in the world our clients conduct business, stringent regulations and a keen eye on bottom line performance has placed a renewed focus on workforce management and payroll processes,” said Andrew Pearson, CEO of Patersons. “WorkForce Software’s field-proven expertise, combined with their rapidly-growing global client base, makes them an ideal partner for our organization.”

About WorkForce Software
WorkForce Software is the leader in workforce management software for organizations with complex policies and compliance concerns. Its EmpCenter® suite enables strategic HR by automating and streamlining interactions between the employer and its workforce, enabling organizations to better manage payroll and processing costs, help ensure compliance with state and federal regulations, and increase the productivity and satisfaction of their employees. The EmpCenter suite is composed of five key applications aimed at addressing an organization’s end-to-end workforce management needs, including time & attendance, absence management, staff scheduling, fatigue management, and labor analytics. WorkForce Software’s diverse customer base includes large employers such as the University of California, Pacific Gas & Electric Company, Blizzard Entertainment, Duke Energy and BBVA Compass. More information is available at www.workforcesoftware.com.

About Patersons
Patersons is a leader in cloud-based global payroll delivery providing expert solutions to customers in more than 160 countries. Patersons CloudPay platform combines a global payroll engine, a payroll provider partner network, workflow, analytics and managed services in a secure and compliant service that is delivered using an on-demand, SaaS-based business model. This allows organizations to consolidate and control their multi-national payroll operations using one platform. The results are increased fiscal control, streamlined processes, better visibility, increased compliance, reduced risks and reduced costs. CloudPay customers include Siemens, Education First and Henderson Global Investors. For more information about Patersons, please visit www.patersons.com.

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Note to editors: EmpCenter® is a registered trademark of WorkForce Software in the United States and other countries. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

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About WorkForce Software

WorkForce Software is a leader in workforce management solutions for organizations with complex policies and compliance concerns. The three founders have more than 60 years combined experience in workforce management and they are still active in the company today.

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