Compensation Cafe: 6-Hour Work Day?


I shared more in my post on today on Compensation Cafe , discussing companies who have achieved the six-hour workday by eliminating busy work, reducing distractions, and making sure the most important work gets done first. (Of WorkHuman 6-hour workday Swedenby Derek Irvine.

Is the 6-Hour Workday Finally Here?

Compensation Cafe

This opening paragraph of a recent Fast Company article couldn’t fail to catch my eye: “The eight-hour workday hasn't changed much since Henry Ford first experimented with it for factory workers. What’s a normal workday in your organization? Compensation Philosophy Job Evaluation

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Smackdown: Workday vs Successfactors


Here I’ll break down two of the giants of the talent management software world to show you the nuance between Workday and Successfactors. Workday. Rated 4 of 5 stars by over 50 reviewers, Workday is a popular software that’s out here trying to do it all.

Workday Community Voices: Q&A with Bruce O’Neel, Vice President of Total Rewards and HR Operations, CSG International


In this week’s Workday Community Voices, O’Neel shares insights and lessons learned from more than 20 years as an HR leader, on topics such as maintaining a strong culture through growth, how HR contributes to business direction and strategy, and what he’s learned about people.

Workday’s 2015 Tech Summit: What Hasn’t Been Reported Widely Enough

In Full Bloom HR

There’s been a ton of great coverage out of Workday’s 2015 Tech Summit, a preliminary list of which I’ve included below and to which I’ll add as others bring their coverage to my attention. Partial coverage of Workday’s Tech Summit *.

Does Managing the HR Function in California Require an SPHR?

Something Different

If an employer fails to comply, the employee must be paid one hour of pay at their regular rate of compensation for each workday that the meal period is not provided.

Year in Review: Winning Traits of the Top 3 Winners of the Glassdoor Employees’ Choice Awards


In 2015, it’s hard enough to get top talent through the doors, but retaining them—that’s a whole other challenge. Compensation and Benefits. It’s not always about the Benjamins, but the best and brightest are looking for fair compensation. Of course, money is not the only form of compensation. In a recent article, CIO explains that employees also seek benefits like flexible workdays, lunches, and health packages.

Ask the Expert: What Are the Rules for Work Travel?

HR Daily Advisor

Compensation of travel time is covered by the federal Portal to Portal Act, which has specific rules for the different types of work travel. Local, Workday Travel. Note, though, that if the employee is engaged in work while enroute to the work site, then this time becomes compensable.

How to Get Important Things Done This Year

Compensation Cafe

It''s the second workday of the year for most of us. Unless you''ve made really good lists during the last year, some of your best ideas for innovation in 2015 have circled the drain, I bet. Want to make 2015 the year you actually achieve something through manager training?

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Labor Commissioner Issues Opinion Letter on California Paid Sick Leave Question


Any other interpretation would mean that Company A’s employees with 10 hour workdays would receive less than the minimum of three days of PSL required by law, said the Labor Commissioner. Paid sick leave questions answered.

Would You Consider Restricting Hours Worked?

HR Daily Advisor

Having a clear delineation between work time and home time makes it easier for an employee to relax after the workday is done. Compensation FLSA/Wages benefits business MBA productivity

The Wage and Hour Pitfalls of Smartphones

HR Daily Advisor

Ever suspect your employees’ bosses may be pressuring them to respond to calls and e-mails after the workday ends? Start on Wednesday, April 8, 2015, with a free interactive webcast, Coming Alive: Creating an Engaged Workforce.

Double-Pay Holiday Bill Set for Committee Hearing


The CalChamber opposes AB 67 (Gonzalez; D-Sherman Heights) because it increases costs, creates a competitive disadvantage, and potentially violates employers’ constitutional rights by forcing employers to recognize certain days as “family holidays” and to compensate all employees with double pay for work performed on those days.

Looking Forward: The Government Workforce of the Future


In my role at Workday, I often get the opportunity to meet with government leaders to discuss their organizations and the citizens they serve. Leaders also are considering structural policy changes, like civil service reform and compensation structure alignment, to create more agility in hiring and retaining employees. The post Looking Forward: The Government Workforce of the Future appeared first on Workday Blog.

Another View of HR ‘Big Data’

HR Schoolhouse

The article relates how VMware is using Workday to predict when and/if certain employees are in danger of leaving the organization. Workday’s Insight Applications, summarized here , are rolling out in 2015 and are designed to predict future business outcomes. Businesses can input decades of historical staff data into Workday to inform and customize the system’s recommendations.

FLSA: When are Waiting Time and Travel Time Considered Work Time?

HR Daily Advisor

Similarly, employees who are required to travel from jobsite to jobsite as part of their normal workday should be paid for their travel time in most cases. However, some circumstances in which employees have to wait in the plant or at the office to begin working or travel from home or the office to their first jobsite may not constitute compensable time.

using Facebook for work without looking like I’m goofing off, forwarding business calls to a personal phone, and more

Ask a Manager

” This was a consent form consenting to the receiving calls to our personal phone without any compensation whenever we are away from our desk. Can they legally tell us to do this, especially without compensation? I can’t tell from the way your letter is worded if this is just when you’re away from your desk (meaning still during the workday) or if it’s outside of work hours too. It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go….

Talent Attraction, Satisfaction & Productivity – Social & Tech DO Matter #EWS2015

Women of HR

Editor’s Note: Women of HR has partnered with Spherion on a series of sponsored posts to bring you highlights and commentary from their 2015 Emerging Workforce Study , which contains a great deal of interesting data and statistics about future trends in the workforce and our workplaces. 54% of workers indicate they spend anywhere from less than an hour up to 6 hours in a typical workday using social media tools or mobile applications to get their job done.

WIRTW #375 (the “post-it” edition)

Ohio Employer's Law

Have you heard the one about the intern fired after hiding an offensive message for his employer buried within the stack of post-it notes he was sent out to purchase? Opposing Views has all the info.

What are biggest legal questions facing employers?

Ohio Employer's Law

Yes, it is important under the FLSA to understand the compensable nature of working time, and how technology, like off-the-clock emails and smartphone use, impacts this question. If technology has freed us from the shackles of a four-walled office and nine-to-five time clock, does it also mean that technology has stretched the workplace to anywhere and the workday to anytime?

Did the 6th Circuit just guarantee jury trials in off-the-clock wage/hour cases?

Ohio Employer's Law

The employer says that the time clock defines the paid limits of the workday, while the employee says that s/he should be compensated for work performed outside the parameters of those clock-ins and clock-outs. Al Basit LLC (6/1/15) [pdf] , the 6th Circuit was faced with a simple question—does an employee need something other than his or her own testimony to establish an entitlement to unpaid compensation under the FLSA?

Re-energizing HR: One company’s journey

HR Times

One of the trends we examined in our Global Human Capital Trends 2015 report was the need for HR to get better at keeping pace with changes in the business. Deloitte and Workday. Workday’s Human Capital Management (HCM) system was the backbone of this new HR platform and included compensation, performance and succession management, employee and manager self-service, mobile capabilities, and onboarding. Posted by Christopher Cameron on January 06, 2016.

Survey Says … ’Tis the Season for Paid Days Off

HR Daily Advisor

will offer 9 to 11 paid vacation days in 2015. do not provide holiday pay to employees who have an unexcused absence on the nearest workday before and/or after a company paid holiday. On to 2015—Paid Holidays.

Big Bang Theory: HR Transformation in Practice at GfK


In 2015, GfK decided to replace its core HR system and more than 60 disparate systems with a single, integrated solution. We wanted to go live with everything Workday had to offer. From Workday Human Capital Management, through to the tools that would allow us to manage recruitment, compensation, benefits and how we think about talent management,” said Taumann-Yrisarry. With Workday, however, employee data is kept in a single system.

Going Against the Grain: Worker Fired After Unequal Pay Complaint

HR Daily Advisor

It contended that it rehired the three seasonal laborers but not Mariah because she alone failed to finish the workday on the Friday of the terminations. Compensation Employment Law bonuses employees Oakley Grain Yellow BendThe U.S.

Year in Review: Winning Traits of the Top 3 Winners of the Glassdoor Employees’ Choice Awards


In 2015, it’s hard enough to get top talent through the doors, but retaining them—that’s a whole other challenge. Compensation and Benefits. It’s not always about the Benjamins, but the best and brightest are looking for fair compensation.

New Overtime Law: Here’s the Scoop & Some Low Hanging Adjustments


It all began on July 6, 2015 when the Department published a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) in the Federal Register and asked for feedback regarding the proposal. The Final Rule– which you can review here — is putting its focus on revamping the salary and compensation levels needed for Executive, Administrative, and Professional workers to be exempt.

Transforming the supply chain for health care providers Part 2

Bersin with Deloitte

Workday, Infor CloudSuite, Oracle Cloud) and the continuous addition of emerging technologies (e.g., i] Deloitte (2015) Supply Chain Talent of the Future: Findings from the third annual supply chain survey , accessed on September 13 th , 2019 at: [link].

Cost-Effective and Innovative Benefit Packages Promote a Healthy Work/Life Balance

Unicorn HRO

According to Glassdoor’s 2015 Employment Confidence Survey, about 60% of people report that benefits and perks are a major factor in considering whether to accept a job offer. For example, mobile apps allow technicians to start their workday directly from home by providing them with tailored information on assignments, maps, routes, and calendars, along with detailed information (i.e.

What’s Hot in HR: M&A News, Delta Rewards Employees, Ignore Emails At Home?


For Delta’s employees, individuals will receive the equivalent of 21% of their annual compensation. Trending Topics (Top Discrimination Claims, Outlandish Travel Expenses, Do These Things First Every Workday ). Top 10 Workplace Discrimination Claims in 2015. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) released breakdowns of the 89,385 charges of workplace discrimination that the agency received in fiscal year 2015. Week in Review – Popular Content.

Absenteeism in the Workplace: A Full Guide

Digital HR Tech

Absenteeism is any failure to report for or remain at work as scheduled, regardless of the reason ( Cascio & Boudreau, 2015 ). This rate is the number of absent days divided by the number of available workdays in a given period. in the public sector ( Conference Board of Canada, 2015 ). This means that on average 4 workdays per year are spent at home because of illness. Compensation for sick leave. Pidd, Kostadinov & Roche, 2015 ) 7.

How to get employees to actually take vacation


In 2015, more than half of American workers didn’t use all of their paid vacation days. However, Bruce Eliot, SHRM ’s manager of compensation and benefits, reports that it generally doesn’t encourage employees to take more vacations. Finally, a thorough communications plan, including intensive training sessions and Q&As, helped companies like Workday and Riot Games successfully switch to unlimited vacation time. A vacation? What’s that?

Improve Employee Scheduling to Fast Track Business Recovery: The Comprehensive Guide


Extra compensation required for schedule changes taking place in the week prior to the schedule taking effect. Fast food employers must provide 14 days’ notice of schedules and provide additional compensation for schedule changes after posting. Updated May 25, 2020.

Human Resources Pros: How Not to Get WalMarted out of a Job

Compensation Today

The fact that the retail giant also just signed on with Workday, an HR automation system, also doesn’t bode well. While compensation is a fundamental part of employee engagement, it doesn’t stop there. How Not to Get Your HR Job Outsourced to a Consultant.

Are You Limiting Your Talent Acquisition By Ignoring These Candidates?

Spark Hire

Is meaningful work or compensation more important to them? A 2015 Burning Glass survey found that there’s more similarity than we realize in the desirable skills across different industries. Steelcase examined what they called presence disparity in their 2015 research.