Looking Back at 3 Big HR Technology Trends We Saw This Year

TLNT: The Business of HR

As we look back at the most popular HR trends and topics covered in 2014, a few issues rise to the top. Thanks to the Affordable Care Act (ACA), compliance was and remains a hot topic. Affordable Care Act. Key employer mandates will hit in 2015, and avoidance is no longer an option. Companies are looking for help to understand the challenges of ACA and for vendors to help them. more…).

How to Create a PTO Program


With Insperity’s full-service HR , you’ll get a dedicated team of HR specialists who can help you create the best policy as well as help you track your employees’ PTO and stay in compliance with related state and federal laws. In the past, many companies gave employees a certain number of paid days off for vacation, then some for sickness and a few more for personal time.


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A Report Card on my HR Predictions for 2014

OmegaHR Solutions

This time last year I made the following predictions on what would happen in HR compliance in 2014. The year 2014 is a midterm election year. But not in 2014. Unlike the minimum wage, if the Republicans win the Senate, there will be no traction beyond 2014 either. I think 2014 will be an active year. Wage and hour cases are on the rise, with a 10% increase in 2013 that is expected to be at the level or higher once the 2014 numbers are in.

Looking back at the 2014 buzz in HR Technology


As we look back at the most popular HR trends and topics covered in 2014, a few issues rise to the top. Affordable Care Act (ACA) Thanks to the ACA, compliance was and remains a hot topic. Human Capital Management ACA Affordable Care Act analytics Big Data compliance employee engagement HR technology HR Trends human capital management Human resources jayson saba recruiting workforce management By Jayson Saba,VP of Strategy and Industry Relations at Ceridian.

A Clear View of the Talent Lifecycle: Onboarding [Part 3]

ClearCompany HRM

The other component is the paperwork and compliance side of onboarding. There are two main components in all successful onboarding programs. On one hand, you have the acculturation of the new employee – the human side of onboarding. Both are vital, and both require the right tools to maximize efficiency. Onboarding Paperless Onboarding Employee Onboarding Talent Lifecycle

Know Your Limits – Friday Distraction

HR Bartender

Thousands of organizations in more than 100 countries — including more than half of the Fortune 1000 — use Kronos to control labor costs, minimize compliance risk, and improve workforce productivity. (Editor’s Note: Today’s post is brought to you by our friends at Kronos , the global leader in delivering workforce management solutions in the cloud.

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5 Common PEO Myths Debunked


While you’re busy taking care of your day-to-day operations, your PEO takes care of many of your HR administrative duties , compliance burdens and other HR tasks that might otherwise be pulling you away from what you do best. With a PEO and your HR manager/team working hand-in-hand, there is time for both administrative and compliance tasks, along with those strategic projects, that might otherwise sit on the backburner.

The Ultimate Holiday Temp Job? It Must be Santa

TLNT: The Business of HR

Oh look, see the HR compliance managers keeling over.). Editor’s Note: The holiday season is here, and TLNT is again getting into the spirit with some classic past holiday posts. Look for them until Christmas Eve. What may very well be the ultimate temp job on the planet is pretty much for men only. (Oh Sure, there are a few Mrs. Clauses out there, but every kid knows Santa is a chubby guy with a white beard, ruddy cheeks, and a deep Ho, Ho, Ho. more…).

Time for HR’s 2014 Performance Appraisal

HR Daily Advisor

It’s a good time to reflect on your accomplishments of 2014. How close are you now to where you thought you’d be on January 1, 2014? Compliance? HR.BLR.com is your one-stop solution for all your HR compliance and training needs. The director of information services can override any individual password and, therefore, has access to all e-mail messages in order to ensure compliance with company policy. Happy New Year, readers!

Analysis: When Regulators Coordinate with Industry, Compliance Wins


Earlier this fall, we hosted a webinar by The Hackett Group exploring the Ceridian-commissioned “2014 Payroll & Tax Compliance Study,” research showing several trends of note. HR Compliance ACA Affordable Care Act compliance employer mandate hackett group payroll Tax This blog was written by Bill Blough, Senior Vice President of U.S. Operations and Tax for Ceridian.

What Are Your Employees Up To? How to Uncover the Truth with a Time Tracking System


Staffing, productivity and compliance all become clear. Compliance. Time and attendance automation can be a beautiful thing. It can cut down on errors from manual processing and the time it takes to reconcile your payroll. But, don’t stop there. It also can help your human resources strategy and improve your bottom line. When you manage your employees’ time efficiently, your business can run more effectively. An office scenario.

Predictions for HR Compliance in 2015

OmegaHR Solutions

What will occur in HR compliance? Affordable Care Act Compliance Department of Labor EEOC FLSA National Labor Relations Act National labor Relations Board OFCCP pay transparency transparency 2015 predictions compliance HR predictions As I mentioned in yesterday’s post today’s post is about my predictions for the coming year in the area of HR legislation and regulation. So let me pull out my crystal ball and begin. Legislation.

There is no easy fix for the overtime-pay problem

Ohio Employer's Law

The law is overly complex, anachronistic, and nearly impossible for compliance by employers. The solution is to make FLSA compliance easier for employers by simplifying decades-old regulations. Those of you who are long time readers know they I’ve long rallied for changes to the Fair Labor Standards Act. Last week, I read an article on politico.com arguing that the FLSA’s exemptions need to be rewritten to make it easier for employees to qualify for overtime pay.

5 tips for following up and ensuring compliance success


In a great many ways, human capital management is a field that’s all about compliance. HR Compliance #hrtech Affordable Care Act compliance HR technology human capital management Whether it’s major federal legislation like the Affordable Care Act, or numerous other workplace requirements ranging from safety regulations to tax codes, it’s extremely important in HR to know all the relevant laws – local, state and federal – and […].

2014’s Top 10 Posts


Here at The Leader Board, it was another interesting year covering the HR arena, with issues ranging from the controversy surrounding the HR certification, to lawsuits based on a worker’s commute, to HR leaders’ efforts to ensure their organizations’ compliance with the Affordable Care Act and various other legal requirements, just to name a few. Below are links to the top 10 most-read posts of 2014, according to Google Analytics.

Consistent Hiring Practices for Temps, Contingents, and Contractors


Recommendations Create and enforce a compliance background screening program that is consistent across your organization. A cautionary note that a ‘one size fits all’ screening program may be inappropriate, non-compliance, and could result in added legal liability. Use a streamlined ATS/HRIS platform that offers automated adjudication for legal compliance consistency and accuracy.

Top 5: HR Daily Advisor 2014 Year in Review

HR Daily Advisor

As we reach the end of 2014, we take a look back at some of your favorite articles. 2014 Employer Holiday Practices Survey (Slide Show). BLR has released the results of the new 2014 Holiday Practices Survey, which examines employer practices for providing paid holidays and paying nonexempt employees during the 2014 holiday season and provides information on planned paid holidays for 2015. ‘My

Don’t Blame HR for Making all the Bad Policies

HR Ringleader

Those that HR truly creates tend to be more compliance and legally driven. Take a chance… Blog Communications compliance General HR General employee handbook HR human resources policy Policy manuals have been a topic of contention for years. There are those firmly in the camp that they are not needed. There are those who believe in a minimalist approach, only including what is absolutely legally necessary to add clarity (I fall in this camp).

Ask These 6 Critical Questions to Assess Management Effectiveness


More farsighted investors may look at product or service quality, regulatory compliance, and public relations. How does a business assess the effectiveness of their management? Most businesses follow a hierarchical organization structure. There is a CEO and a set of executive officers managing the core and the administrative functions of the business. These people are typically measured and judged by the performance of the company relative to the competition and the market opportunity.

Internal Investigations—The Cornerstone of Compliance Programs

HR Daily Advisor

Mehfoud says an organization needn’t worry as long as it has an effective compliance program supported by thorough internal investigations. What Constitutes an Effective Compliance Program? Mehfoud says that regardless of size, a company must have a compliance program in place. It must otherwise promote an organizational culture that encourages ethical conduct and a commitment to compliance with the law.

Paid Sick Leave Law: A Look at Employer Compliance Options


The post Paid Sick Leave Law: A Look at Employer Compliance Options appeared first on HRWatchdog by HRWatchdog. With the signing of the legislation mandating that employers provide employees with paid sick leave starting July 1, 2015, many employers are questioning what options they have to comply with the new law and how existing or newly adopted employer policies will coordinate with this new mandate.

The New Face of HR


Josie Crudo (@jcrudo) September 10, 2014. Achievers (@Achievers) September 10, 2014. As our founder, Razor Suleman, said in his keynote this morning, “This is about the conversation, not compliance.”. Trish McFarlane (@TrishMcFarlane) September 9, 2014. The HR space is in the midst of a dramatic upgrade, and this year’s #AACE14 conference proves there’s a new face to human resources.

The Heart and Head of HR


General HR compassion compliance HR human resources laws reason situations workplace We in HR try to please a lot of people. Leaders expect you to make sure everything is running smoothly in the background, while each and every employee looks to you as the go-to person for all the details related to the job, company and benefits. Pretty much anything at work that isn’t directly related […]. The post The Heart and Head of HR appeared first on BambooHR Blog.

4 tips for balancing health with legality in employee wellness programs


Health & Wellness HR Compliance EEOC employee health employment law Equal Employment Opportunity Commission health care reform legal sick leave Wellness Program HR professionals at all levels understand the need to elevate levels of corporate health and wellness.

6 key steps to get ready for the Affordable Care Act


HR Compliance Human Capital Management ACA Affordable Care Act compliance employer mandate health insurance HR technology open enrollment Today’s murky regulatory landscape has been making human resources challenges more difficult than ever. When it comes to providing health insurance for employees who need it, how much is required of you? Do you understand the legal mandates you’re facing, and just as importantly, can you afford to handle them?

4 Signs Your Manual Hiring Process is Overworking HR Employees


Ensure legal compliance. Oversee the onboarding process. Manage employee relations. Maintain benefits programs. Make policy recommendations. Have you ever taken the time to list all that’s expected of you as an HR manager? Depending on the size of your company, your list could take up pages. Because you already have so many “big picture” projects going on at any one time, you rely heavily on the help of your HR employees, especially when it comes to hiring and recruiting new talent.

5 areas worth revisiting in your company’s 2015 employee handbook


HR Compliance ACA Affordable Care Act employee handbook employee leave employee policies Fair Labor Standards Act FLSA hr compliance social media One of the most basic aspects of human capital management that you always need to be mindful of is the need to set the ground rules for your employees – what they can and can’t do, and what basic norms they need to observe in order to keep the workplace “up to code” and productive. […].

The Top 12 Free and Open Source HR Software Systems


This software is ideal for Canadian companies, with its strong focus on and inclusion of province-specific compliance information. I always felt a bit bad taking one of the free samples at the supermarket. Yes, I know that’s what they’re there for. And I know the reps passing out cups of chips, or cheese, or (at Whole Foods, at least) nice red wine are only doing it to entice me to buy something. But still.

Labor Department Cracking Down on Employee Misclassifications

TLNT: The Business of HR

HR News & Trends Legal Issues classification Compliance HR basics HR management HR News HR trends Labor Dept. Recently, the U.S. Department of Labor awarded $10.2 million to 19 states to ramp up their enforcement activities “to implement or improve worker misclassification detection and enforcement initiatives in unemployment insurance programs.”

Health Care Reform: Is My Business an Applicable Large Employer?


So for 2015 compliance, 2014 data is key. For 2014 tracking only, the government is allowing employers to use six consecutive months of employee counting, rather than the full 12 calendar months. Repeat this process for all 12 months (or six months, if you are using the six-month period being allowed for 2014). Add all the monthly totals and divide by 12 (or six if using the six-month period in 2014) to determine the average number of full-time employees for the year.

Employee or Independent Contractor? How to Properly Classify Your Workers and Ensure Compliance


For these reasons, companies should carefully review their classifications of employees and independent contractors as they enter 2014. Being an employer means dealing with never-ending complexities, costs and compliance issues – that is, unless you have Insperity® on your side. Legal Compliance

5 best practices for reducing the overall costs of health care


Uncategorized EAP employee assistance program employee benefits health care health insurance hr compliance Wellness Program On a regular basis, HR leaders find themselves facing either end of a precarious double-edged sword. They’re addressing two competing challenges – on one hand, they strongly desire to address their employees’ needs where health care is concerned, but meanwhile, they also need to keep costs low and stay float on a tight budget. How can […].

How to Spot and Stop Workplace Bullies


Small and medium-size businesses oftentimes don’t have the resources they need to deal with issues such as workplace bullies, compliance training and discipline practices. What image comes to mind when you hear the words “workplace bully?” ” A ranting lunatic who yells and stomps and is king of the insults? Or, is it someone who subtly circumvents your work while smiling to your face? Well, it can be both.

Human Resources Year-End Checklist


Provided is a check-list of key business initiatives that employers, and their Human Resource personnel, should commit to now in order to ensure compliance in the coming year. Human Capital Management Human Resources Payroll Tax & Compliance 941 notices Forms W2 FUTA HR SS tax compliance Year End Checklist For HR practitioners it will indeed be a busy year-end!

How to Grow Part 1: Performance Management in 3… 2…


While the company may have originally compiled some sort of performance system for compliance regulations, that certainly doesn’t mean the data from the performance appraisals couldn’t be useful.