Is Travel Time Compensable for Technicians Paid on an Hourly Basis?

HR Daily Advisor

As we previously reported , last week the U.S. Important questions were addressed regarding the interplay of the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) and the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and the compensability of travel time for nonexempt employees.

“5 Things We Need To Do To Close The Gender Wage Gap”, with John Schwarz CEO of Visier

Thrive Global

Organizations need to take both a macro and micro look at their pay practices to understand if they are fairly compensating their employees. As part of my series about “the five things we need to do to close the gender wage gap” I had the pleasure of interviewing John Schwarz.

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Lineman Claims His Overtime, Training Opportunities Were Derailed On Basis of Race

HR Daily Advisor

An African-American railroad worker alleged that he was denied overtime and certain training due to race discrimination. His employer denied the allegations. Some of his responsibilities in that position included construction, installation, and repairs of the overhead catenary system.

HR, Training and the ‘Gig’ Economy

HRExecutive

New survey data finds few organizations are investing in their employees’ training and development these days, and I’m beginning to think the “gig economy” may have something to do with it. For those companies that are providing training, only 35 percent are offering career development opportunities online. And, according Saba, the majority of employees (57 percent) are simply getting their training from “on the job” experience.

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Bigger Raises on the Way?

HRExecutive

The numbers have been awfully similar, and awfully stagnant, for some time now. Employees in the U.S.—those those lucky enough to get a raise—have been receiving, on average, something in the neighborhood of a 3 percent bump in pay each year. The post Bigger Raises on the Way?

All the Reasons You Shouldn’t Work with a PEO

Stratus

If working with a PEO can boost business growth by 7-9% , lower turnover by 10-14% and make it more likely that a company will increase YOY profits and stay in business from one year to the next, all without adding more work to anyone’s plate (and actually taking a lot of it away), why isn’t every small business using one? A quick search of the Internet will result in some pretty compelling arguments against PEOs. Some of the claims are true, some aren’t. The takeaway?