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Minimum Wage, Maximum Pressure: The Journey Toward $15/Hour

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On April 27, 2021, President Biden signed a new Executive Order, “ Increasing the Minimum Wage for Federal Contractors.” No one … working 40 hours a week should live below the poverty line.”. As of January 1, 2021, 29 states and the District of Columbia have minimum wage provisions higher than the federal, while 2 1 states use the $7.

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Workforce Optimization Best Practices for Blue Collar Employers in Labor-Driven Industries

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A few common labor costs to account for include: Hourly and salaried employee wages. Sick leave, vacation days, and other forms of paid time off. Learning management and training programs. The tricky thing about workforce management is remembering how much management it really involves. What is workforce optimization?

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Leading Hourly Workforce Transformation in a Post-Pandemic World

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Read through to learn all about how you can lead an hourly workforce through the post-pandemic world, or use the links below to navigate the post. How Ascentis Time Can Help. However, returning to the workplace is going to look much different in the post-pandemic world. Covid-19’s Impact on the Workforce. compared to 3.5%.

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Five Ways to Cut Labor Costs with Effective Business Systems

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The combination of employee wages (both hourly and salaried), benefits packages, overtime pay, paid time off and sick leave, employee wellness programs, and other labor-related expenses is an especially important consideration for a small business owner. Coordinate Payroll and Scheduling. Increase Flexibility. Diversify Skills.

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How to Get Employees to Clock In and Out

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Some of the risks of employees failing to clock in or out habitually include: Spending too much time training workers on time clock management. Hours worked each day. Total hours worked each workweek. Basis on which employee’s wages are paid (e.g., “$9 per hour”, “$440 a week”, “piecework”).

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What’s Changing with Workplace Data Collection?

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Not only do those tools make workers feel more empowered by giving them more control over scheduling, time-off requests, and submitting feedback, they also give managers a unique window into the preferences and work styles of their workforce. Data drives the modern working world in ways that would have been unfathomable not so long ago.

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4 Ways Blue Collar Employers Can Improve Employee Relations

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It’s a well-known fact within skilled labor industries that retaining quality employees is a never-ending challenge. Recent studies show that the t urnover rate in blue collar industries such as manufacturing, warehouses, transport, and construction stands at a striking 20%. That level of churn can hurt an organization in a number of ways.