The Wage and Hour Pitfalls of Smartphones

HR Daily Advisor

Are your nonexempt employees sneaking a peek at work-related e-mail while off the clock? Watch out: There could be tricky wage and hour dangers ahead. Ever suspect your employees’ bosses may be pressuring them to respond to calls and e-mails after the workday ends?

Workday Foundation Sharpens Focus on Workforce Development

Workday

When Workday established the Workday Foundation in 2013 with a stock gift, our early thinking about the Foundation’s mission centered on these intrinsic principles: Reflect the company’s founding values. Align with the company’s core competencies.

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Would You Consider Restricting Hours Worked?

HR Daily Advisor

Employers know that there are legal restrictions in terms of the number of hours a nonexempt employee can work before incurring overtime pay. There are also restrictions on the hours a minor can work. Are there restrictions for general work hours?

Three Important Announcements at Workday Opportunity Onramps

Workday

Millions of active job seekers in the U.S. struggle to find positions that offer thriving wages and a career path. At Workday Opportunity Onramps yesterday, our inaugural workforce development conference, participants gathered to share ideas and solutions to this serious problem. “We At the same time, millions of jobs go unfilled across the U.S., It’s not just about entry into work; it’s about life-long learning and skill developing.

Does Managing the HR Function in California Require an SPHR?

Something Different

Ergo, this morning I started to do a little bit of research examining the differences between HR in California and HR everywhere else, assuming I’d find significant but not mind-blowing variations. of the California labor code here. 25% of the amount unlawfully withheld.

Ask the Expert: How Does FLSA Apply to International Travel and Work?

HR Daily Advisor

Travel time: Travel that keeps an employee away from home overnight is designated as “travel away from home” by the Wage and Hour Division regulations (29 CFR 785.39). Travel away from home is paid work time when it “cuts across the employee’s workday.”

Pros and Cons of Telecommuting

HR Daily Advisor

Telecommuting has made the news a lot in recent years. Let’s take a look at the pros and cons of allowing employees to telecommute. From the employer’s perspective, there are many advantages to allowing employees to telecommute, even if it is only part-time.

Everything You Need to Know About State Laws and Overtime

FingerCheck

Being in the business of time tracking, we know how important it is to abide by labor laws. Whether it be creating policies that work with new sick leave laws or setting up typical policies like vacation, when it comes to time off, we have you covered. Yes, after eight hours.

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.

Make the Most of March Madness in the Workplace. Next Year!

NCHRA

Unlike other sporting events like the Super Bowl or World Series, March Madness is a prolonged event; this year it started on Selection Sunday, March 15th, with the first games starting March 17th through this weekend, the "Final Four" and ending with the championship game this Monday, April 6th.

Employee or Independent Contractor? Right to Control Is Key

HR Daily Advisor

The issue seems to come up often in wage and hour cases and workers’ compensation or unemployment claims. The South Carolina Court of Appeals recently addressed the employee/independent contractor question in a workers’ comp case.

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

SwipeClock

Companies that initiated work from home policies during the coronavirus lockdown are bringing teams back to the office in phases. The Benefits of Effective Employee Scheduling. The Benefits of Effective Employee Scheduling. The system alerts you to scheduling conflicts.

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

Compensation Today

A top news headline this week that retail giant Walmart plans to cut hundreds of jobs before the end of January –many in HR–may well have human resources professionals thinking, “Well, ‘Happy New Year’ to you too.” This is the winning formula for any business case.

Going Against the Grain: Worker Fired After Unequal Pay Complaint

HR Daily Advisor

The U.S. Jim” is the president of the company, and “Mac” manages the Yellow Bend and Pendleton facilities in Arkansas. Oakley Grain hired “Mariah” in August 2010 to work at the Yellow Bend facility in Arkansas City. However, the company had never laid Mariah off.

14 Opportunities to Address Unconscious Biases in the Modern Workplace

Bonusly

The Atlantic ’s Jessica Nordell interviewed Patricia Devine, director of the University of Wisconsin’s Prejudice and Intergroup Relations Lab, who evaluates the pervasiveness of biases. Because unconscious biases have the greatest influence over us when we’re stressed or under time constraints, two pressures you’re likely to experience at work, mitigating their impact on your coworkers and customers requires an active effort. But the payoff can be significant.