Santa Clara to Raise City Minimum Wage to $15 Per Hour by 2019

HRWatchdog

On August 22, the Santa Clara City Council adopted an amendment to the city’s minimum wage ordinance (MWO), changing the MWO’s annual rate increase schedule to reach $15/hour by 2019. Santa Clara minimum wage to reach $15/Hour by January 1, 2019. What is the MWO?

Arizona Minimum Wage Update

Homebase

The minimum wage is going up in Arizona on January 1, 2019. Under Proposition 206, the Fair Wages and Healthy Families Act, Arizona minimum wage will increase to $10.50 per hour in 2018; $11.00 per hour in 2019; and $12.00 per hour in 2020. On January 1, 2021, the Arizona minimum wage will increase each year by the cost of living. The post Arizona Minimum Wage Update appeared first on Homebase.

Minimum Wage Hikes on the Horizon

HRWatchdog

On May 19, 2015, two California cities moved forward with large minimum wage hikes. Los Angeles Minimum Wage May Rise To $15 By 2020. The Los Angeles City Council voted on a plan to incrementally raise the minimum wage to $15 per hour by 2020. According to the Los Angeles Times , the plan was approved 14-1. If the ordinance is signed into law by the mayor, the first wage boost – to $10.50 an hour.

National Living Wage

SumTotal

This month the National Living Wage increased and will continue to do so until 2020 when it is projected to rise to at least £9 per hour, as detailed in the initial 2016 agreement. This will result in a significant number of implications but the primary impact will be on hourly workers. The substantial HR challenges the National Living Wage regulations present should not be underestimated.

Governor Signs New Employment Laws for 2019

HRWatchdog

Governor Jerry Brown signed several key employment law bills that businesses need to be aware of for the coming year. Here are some of the new laws taking effect in January 2019 that employers should anticipate: Assembly Bills.

Five Employment law highlights from around the country

OmegaHR Solutions

The $15 an hour minimum wage trend picks up some steam as Los Angeles votes to raise the minimum wage to $15 per hour in increments until it tops $15 in 2020. Emeryville, in the Bay Area also has passed a similar measure.

New Jersey Employment Laws Business Owners Should Know

Homebase

It’s important to stay up to date on all of the employment laws in your state so that you can maintain compliance in your business. Employees who are compensated by an incentive system must be paid a reasonable approximation of wages due until the exact amount that is owed can be computed. .

Massachusetts Employment Laws Business Owners Should Know

Homebase

It’s important to stay up to date on all of the employment laws in your state so that you can maintain compliance in your business. Massachusetts Laws about Hours and Conditions of Employment. Employees must earn at least 1 hour of sick leave for every 30 hours worked. .

District of Columbia Employment Laws Every Business Owner Should Know

Homebase

It’s important to stay up to date on all of the employment laws in your state so that you can maintain compliance in your business. Office of Wage Hour Compliance. The requirements based on business size are as follows: . Minimum Wage. Tipped Wages.

EVERYONE needs training on the Fair Labor Standards Act!

OmegaHR Solutions

The Fair Labor Standards Act, also known as the wage and hour law, has been in the news a great deal lately. In at least five cases in the past week errors costing tens-of-thousands of dollars have been in the news. What is the regular rate of pay?

Tracking Time and Attendance for Remote Workers

nettime solutions

When Tara Hood logged in from her home office recently, she was doing what more than 100 million other professionals across the US were doing: working remotely. That’s the estimate of how many workers currently make up the remote workforce. And the number is on the rise.

Important 2018 EU Labor Law Changes – Part 1

Global Upside

Here are some of the most noteworthy changes and proposed changes to stay on top of in HR and labor law, that we’d like to share. Some of the breakout trends you’ll see across several EU countries include pay equality, data privacy, GDPR rights and regulations, and plans to make the business environment more attractive to startups and foreign investment via friendlier labor laws. Germany is the largest economy in the EU. The Right to Protection for Employees.

Illinois Employment Laws Every Business Owner Should Know

Homebase

It’s important to stay up to date on all of the employment laws in your state so that you can maintain compliance in your business. Employees who are fired, discharged, terminated or laid off must be paid their final paycheck by the next payday. Minimum Wage.

Maryland Employment Laws Business Owners Should Know

Homebase

It’s important to stay up to date on all of the employment laws in your state so that you can maintain compliance in your business. Medical Leave: Employers may be required to provide leave in accordance with the federal Family and Medical Leave Act. . Minimum Wage. Tipped Wages.

Compliance Issues, #MeToo Movement Impact Employers

HRWatchdog

Do you have the same compliance concerns as the employers in this survey? The survey, released May 8, found that employers’ primary concern is the U.S. The post Compliance Issues, #MeToo Movement Impact Employers appeared first on HRWatchdog by Jessica Mulholland.

Washington Employment Laws Business Owners Should Know

Homebase

It’s important to stay up to date on all of the employment laws in your state so that you can maintain compliance in your business. The amount of vacation time an employee can accrue may be capped by the employer. Minimum Wage. The wage will increase to $13.50

Arizona Employment Laws Business Owners Should Know

Homebase

It’s important to stay up to date on all of the employment laws in your state so that you can maintain compliance in your business. Medical Leave: Employers may be required to provide leave in accordance with the federal Family and Medical Leave Act. . Minimum Wage. Tipped Wages.

California Employment Laws Every Business Owner Should Know

Homebase

It’s important to stay up to date on all of the employment laws in your state so that you can maintain compliance in your business. We did some of the hard work for you and put some of the most important California labor laws in one place so you can either learn them for the first time or give yourself a refresher. . Employees are to accrue one hour of sick leave for every 30 hours worked, starting on their first day. Tipped Wages.

4 Economic Trends Impacting Talent Today

ClearCompany HRM

The market for talent has always been and always will be changing. From the time the first help wanted sign was hung from a shop window to today when it’s hard to tell if we’re in high unemployment or the gig economy. What not to do: Assume you can simply lower wages.

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The Effect of On-demand or Gig Labor on the Traditional Job Board Market

HR Examiner

“Depending on which forecaster or pundit you believe, the on-demand labor pool may be as much as 50% of the workforce by 2020 - or as little as 18% ” - Jeff Dickey-Chasins. What is changing, and what is staying the same?’

California’s Overtime Law Would Eventually Raise Salary Beyond FLSA Rule

Compensation Today

A federal judge’s ruling put a halt to the Obama administration’s rules expanding overtime pay under the Fair Labor Standards Act. The California rule mandates a monthly salary for exempt employees that is either $3,956 or double the minimum wage (currently $10.50

New California Laws and HR Trends for 2017 and Beyond

HR Daily Advisor

Each year, California employers are faced with the task of keeping up with a whole new round of labor laws and regulations, most of them courtesy of the state legislature. The nature of the job held or sought. Ban-the-Box legislation pending. per hour.

2019 Labor Law Updates

Homebase

2018 was quite a year in employment law especially for employers of hourly workers. The trends of 2018 will continue through 2019 including Department of Homeland Security worksite investigations, gun legislation, tipped wage changes, and the continued state trends of legalizing marijuana. . There were almost 7000 worksite investigations under the Department of Homeland Security in 2018. Request to see the officer’s warrant. Tipped Wages.

3 Ways Workforce Intelligence Enables Better Workforce Risk Management

Visier

Whether HR is dealing with health and safety incidents, compliance issues, compensation and payroll errors, or wrongful hiring and termination practices, these are all risks that HR can mitigate with the right data-driven approach. New pay equity reporting requirements in the U.S.

California HR Trends for 2017—Don’t Get Burned!

HR Daily Advisor

feels the pain of HR pros. Presenting at the recent Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) Conference and Exposition in Washington, D.C., Sunburn #1: New Wage and Hour Regulations. This bill sets the hourly minimum wage at $10.50

What Millennials Really Want from Employers

TalentCulture

The post ’80s digital generation is more concerned with free time than work, demanding flexi-hours and remote working, they want to take longer holidays, they want better perks and bigger benefits, and so on. No one knows what millennials want better than the millennials themselves.

Bill Proposes Benefits for Gig Workers

HR Daily Advisor

2685) would allot the U.S. A] growing number of Americans are working without a safety net and have difficulty planning and saving for retirement, health care needs, or on-the-job injuries,” said Sen. Warner (D-VA), the Senate bill’s sponsor, in a press release.

#6Things: It was Always You, Khafka & Goldman Sachs Gets Moral All of a Sudden

marenated HR

With Time Off For Good Behavior. Money follows opportunity…and right now, not treating your employees, particularly your female employees, is paying off big time. And major corporations are likely to have more money to spend in the years ahead, as the all-but-enacted corporate tax cuts take hold. A survey of 302 public companies in July found that 65% planned to use the tax windfall for dividends, while 46% said they planned stock buybacks.

Your Action Plan for the DOL’s New Overtime Rules

Namely

The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) requires workers to be paid overtime if they work more than 40 hours a week. However, since the law’s passage in 1938, certain employees have been exempted from this requirement. Calculate the costs.

Amazon Backs Out Of New York City

Branch

We've spent what feels like many months covering the Amazon HQ2 sweepstakes, only to be surprised by the announcement late last week of Amazon pulling out of New York City. This week, we've featured a variety of stories that examine the Amazon story. And of the 325.7

Why HR Communications Deserves More Attention This Year

SocialChorus

People are the core of your organization, and Human Resources ( HR ) is the bridge connecting employees to leadership. HR is responsible for communications related to employee training, benefits and wages, and company news. All this information helps the workforce succeed.

3 Must-Read Digital HR and HR Tech Articles of July 2018

Digital HR Tech

The top articles of July feature seven ways HR departments can do less while accomplishing more, an article on measuring employee engagement the right way, a rather disturbing look into the future of the gig economy, and a video with examples of a successful digital transformation.

6 Tips: How to Effectively Attract and Hire STEM Talent

Achievers

As the Chief Technology Officer for Achievers , I have first-hand knowledge of the broad role that technology plays in business success today. I also have a personal interest in the state of the STEM talent market. The answer may depend on who you talk to.

updates: my boss talks to me like I’m a baby, and more

Ask a Manager

month at Ask a Manager, and all December I’m running updates from people who had their letters here answered in the past. My boss talks to me like I’m a baby (#2 at the link). I thought I’d better provide an update because things took an interesting turn in the weeks after I published the letter. However, another manager was brought in to be my boss’ boss (let’s call her Sally) – just another layer of management between my boss and the CEO.

Celebrating Our 30th Anniversary with 30 HR Fun Facts!

Synergy

Over the past 30 years, the Synergy team has supported hundreds of incredible organizations in meeting their professional employer and human resource goals. Nearly 60% of all wage and salary workers ( 78.2 million professionals ) are hourly employees.