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


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


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


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


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


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.

Compliance Issues, #MeToo Movement Impact Employers


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.

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.

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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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


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


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

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

Your Action Plan for the DOL’s New Overtime Rules


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.

What Millennials Really Want from Employers


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.

Why HR Communications Deserves More Attention This Year


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.

#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.

Amazon Backs Out Of New York City


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

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


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.

Conference Twitter Primer #HRtechConf 2018


Once again using HRmarketer software, we analyzed the #HRTechConf conference website and tweets to come up with the following Conference Twitter Primer — all the information you need to socially prepare for the world’s largest HR technology conference and exposition hall!

Millennial Think Tank: The Contract Employee Workforce [VIDEO]

SAP Innovation

Has extensive experience with contract work and is the founder of Albert’s List, a 3,000+ strong community for job searches / HR. Currently works in the golf industry and has experience with contract work for low-wage positions. What will future work look like for the panelists?

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Today, Uncertainty Is The Only Certainty

SAP Innovation

I had a few conversations in the span of a week with traditionalists. My definition of traditionalists : people whose expectations of the future are dictated by what they were led to believe in a world where things seemed more predictable. The culture had changed.