Who Does A $15 Hourly Wage Really Help?

FingerCheck

As New York and New Jersey raise the hourly minimum wage to $15 per hour, some economists and business owners are calling it a “well-intentioned mistake” While praised by employees, these wage increases aren’t met with as much enthusiasm by business owners, primarily in the hospitality industry, who say they will likely need to raise prices and potentially cut staff to stay afloat. an hour. The Big Effect on Small Business.

Both Sides Of The Coin: The Merits & Drawbacks Of Hourly Wages

Mitrefinch

Wages and salaries constitute the core element of income for the majority of working population. A wage is a monetary compensation an employer pays to an employee in exchange for a job done. The payment may be calculated as a fixed amount for each task completed or at an hourly or daily rate or based on an easily measured quantity of the job the employee has done. Merits of Hourly Wages. Disadvantages of Hourly Wages.

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?? 7 Things Hourly Workers Are Looking for Today

Branch Mesenger

This Shiftonomics explores how companies are rethinking how we use spaces, the latest benefits employers like Chipotle and Target are offering to attract and retain their hourly employees, and what hourly workers are looking for today. Plus, highlights from our inaugural Branch Report, which takes a look at what hourly employees value most across work, finances, and lifestyle preferences. ?? 7 Things Hourly Workers Are Looking for Today. ??Chipotle

Living Wages in 2016 – How Do Employers Respond?

Astron Solutions

Seven months have passed since New York State’s minimum wage increased to $9.00 per hour, while the “fast food” minimum wage increased to $9.75 across most of the state, and to $10.50 If you do not work in the restaurant industry, or in New York State, you may think this change doesn’t affect you. In this issue of Astronology®, Astron Solutions discusses the challenges these new increases present to employers outside the fast food industry.

Farmworkers average 15 overtime hours per week, study shows

Tsheets

In a recent industry overtime study published by TSheets by QuickBooks, we learned that many workers around the country are putting in long days. In the last year, 28% of events managers recorded an average of 52.7 hours per week, while 33% of developers and IT professionals recorded 47.4 hours on the clock each week. As a time tracking company, TSheets is in a unique position to track and study employee hours. In the last year: .

Will recent pay increases for minimum wage workers affect those in higher earning brackets?

Compensation Today

Co-written by Mykkah Herner, PayScale Comp Specialist and Tess C.Taylor, Founder of HR Knows Around the nation, large corporations are taking the minimum wage issue to heart by instituting salary increases for their most underpaid workers. Companies like McDonald’s, Wal-Mart, Target, and TJX, the parent company of TJ Maxx and Marshalls, have announced plans to raise wages by as much as $1 or more per hour, with more raises coming for the beginning of 2016.

“5 Things We Need To Do To Close The Gender Wage Gap”, with Megan McCann, CEO of McCann Partners

Thrive Global

Studies show that women are less likely to apply for a position if they don’t feel like they qualify or haven’t completed all the requirements. I had the pleasure of interviewing Megan McCann. Megan is the CEO of leading IT recruitment firm McCann Partners , which she founded in 2011.

pink hair at a job interview, coworkers who don’t knock, and more

Ask a Manager

This post, pink hair at a job interview, coworkers who don’t knock, and more , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. Pink hair at a job interview. He’s going to apply for forklift driver or loading or manufacturing, something not in the direct public eye.

“Online Shopping.” with Jayneel Patel

Thrive Global

I believe that there won’t be a complete transformation towards online shopping but e-commerce will become omnichannel. Both online and offline channels have their own conveniences that should not be seen as exclusively exploitable opportunities.

The Daily Rundown: Gen Z, Gender Wage Gap, Benefits of Small Business Saturday

Zenefits

New Kids on the Block: Gen Zers looking for work . Hiring managers, take note: the kids of Generation Z are all grown up and ready to work — all 65 million of them. The Number: 1997. Georgia home to the largest gender wage gap for entrepreneurs. The good news?

Training and Balance are Key at the Best Workplaces in Retail

Great Place to Work

Leading retailers treat their people better, and employees give a lot more back to the company. Front-line workers in the shopping sector have scored some meaningful victories of late. The Mall of America will remain closed this Thanksgiving for the first time since 2012. That echoes actions by the New York attorney general and a similar law passed in San Francisco two years ago. Learn how you can become Great Place to Work® Certified.

The most common employee documents used at trial

Business Management Daily

How do you protect your company in the event you go to trial? Maintaining HR documents is an essential step in protecting your company, and yourself, in the event you go to court for civil litigation, criminal charges, or other investigations. In the U.S., Training.

employee cursed at a coworker over politics, boss has weaponized her personality test, and more

Ask a Manager

This post, employee cursed at a coworker over politics, boss has weaponized her personality test, and more , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. Employee cursed at a coworker over politics. One of the VPs of my company related the following event to me: In a meeting of eight managers and project managers, one project manager, Tom, said he’d voted in the past election to raise the minimum wage to $15 per hour so that everyone would be paid a living wage.

Seven Papers at Economics Conference Draw on Burning Glass Data

Burning Glass Technologies

Seven academic papers using Burning Glass job-postings data, including two by Burning Glass Chief Economist Bledi Taska, were presented at the American Economic Association’s annual conference this past weekend. For more information about the papers and the conference visit ASSA 2020.

What makes people happy at work?

Lattice

Everybody wants to be happy at work. According to the World Happiness Report (WHR), an annual study that attempts to measure causes of happiness around the world, simply having a job is a major step toward happiness. But what makes people happy at work? Predictably, higher wages are tied to higher levels of worker satisfaction. ” But though researchers agree that higher wages make people happier, they are only one part of a larger picture.

Starting a business in another country: Learn from those who did it

Workable

A stark reality for companies operating in today’s economic environment is the need – or opportunity, rather – to establish an international presence in the marketplace. Know the cultural norms. Kristina McDougall who works at Artemis Canada Inc. Know the local laws.

How To Hire Summer Interns: Create A Successful Internship Program At Your Company

ApplicantStack Applicant Tracking

The interns can apply their schooling in a real world environment. The managers that supervise the interns can improve training and mentoring skills. An internship is a structured learning experience for a college student. Interns may be paid a wage or earn course credit. Unpaid internships are becoming less common in the United States. This is because employment laws require that interns be paid a wage in most situations.

Why the DOL’s federal contractor paid sick leave rules matter for all employers

Ohio Employer's Law

Last week, the Department of Labor rolled out its final regulations mandating paid sick leave for the employees of federal contractors. According to the DOL, Once fully implemented, more than one million employees of federal contractors will be covered. At the highest of levels, the rule mandates that covered workers earn up to 56 hours (7 work days) of paid sick leave annually. An overview of the final rule. Or, look at it this way.

Workday Podcast: Opening Doors to Opportunity at Walmart

Workday

Closing the economic opportunity gap in the U.S. may seem like an impossible task, but one by one, the actions of many can bring real change. As one of the world’s largest companies in both revenue and employees, Walmart is helping drive change through its Walmart.org philanthropic organization. . Listen on SoundCloud : Workday Podcast: Opening Doors of Opportunity at Walmart. Listen on Apple Podcasts : Workday Podcast: Opening Doors of Opportunity at Walmart.

HR, Training and the ‘Gig’ Economy

HRExecutive

New survey data finds few organizations are investing in their employees’ training and development these days, and I’m beginning to think the “gig economy” may have something to do with it. For those companies that are providing training, only 35 percent are offering career development opportunities online. And, according Saba, the majority of employees (57 percent) are simply getting their training from “on the job” experience.

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Tuition Assistance Gains Traction with Frontline Workers at Walmart

i4cp

According to the OECD literacy assessment, there are about 24 million low-wage workers in the U.S. million workers (with some overlap with the low-wage workers) who have low basic skills. These employees earn less than $30,000 a year and are often employed in the retail, hospitality, grocery and manufacturing sectors. Research by i4cp and The Aspen Institute found that as many as 82% of employers offer tuition assistance to frontline workers.

11 trends that will shape HR in 2021

HRExecutive

This year has upended the priorities of most HR leaders, as they had to quickly navigate everything from remote-work culture to legal concerns about the COVID-19 vaccine. Kropp recently shared his top predictions of the trends that will shape the world of HR in 2021: 1.

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How to Attract Female Employees to Your Company – and Retain Them!

Avilar

For decades, companies such as IBM, Genentech, and Salesforce have been held up as models for attracting, retaining, and developing female talent – and promoting gender equity in the workplace. . Why make the extra effort to include women? workforce for only the second time in history.

Business law basics for HR: 8 things every HR professional needs to know

Business Management Daily

Business law isn’t just for lawyers, HR professionals also need to know the basics. From the Constitution to contracts and employment law, here are some top do’s and don’ts. The constitutional basics of business law. Because the U.S. The U.S.

Learning Opportunity: FREE #HR and #Payroll eSymposium

HR Bartender

(Editor’s Note: Today’s post is brought to you by our friends at Kronos , a leading provider of workforce management and human capital management cloud solutions. Check out the latest research from The Workforce Institute at Kronos how employees across the globe view their relationship with work. Part one, “ The Case for a 4-Day Workweek? explores how employees spend their time on the clock and if the standard 40-hour workweek is most effective.

Looking to the Future: 2021 Compensation Budgeting Forecast Part 1: Base Pay Adjustments

Astron Solutions

There is no doubt that 2020 has been a year for the record books. But the data are starting to come in – hooray! In this Astronology®, part one of a three-part review of 2021 compensation planning projections, we will share what we have learned to date. The Foundation: The U.S.

What Happens to the “Average” Worker When Average Work is Obsolete?

Cornerstone On Demand

The concept of work is getting re-worked. As automated technology continues to replace human labor, the traditional definition of "average" work is becoming outdated. The skills required to get and keep a job are changing dynamically and continuously. With technological progress occurring at record rates, success at any level of work is increasingly defined by how well you work with machines. Keeping Up with the Rate of Change. per hour.

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What is a PEO? – Top 10 FAQs Business Owners Have About PEOs

Prism HR

It’s your responsibility to ensure your employees are paid on time, stay safe throughout the workday, and have access to benefits like workers’ compensation, health insurance, and 401k. Using a PEO to outsource HR lets you focus on your mission and operations to deliver the best products and services to your clients. In this blog, we’ll discuss the top 10 FAQs business owners have about professional employer organizations (PEOs). How does the PEO model work?

4 Ways We Can Fix a Broken Workforce Opportunity System

Workday

2020 has been a year filled with many challenges and uncertainties, whether it's the loss of Black lives, unemployment, or the impacts of the coronavirus. By no means are these challenges going to be easy to solve, but I’m confident in the common good of humanity.

6 performance management tactics that never grow old

HR Morning

It is not a secret that HR is plays an important role in the success of any organization, as better organizational performance translates to more profit. It is for this very reason that employee managers have tried different ways to push the capabilities of their human resources.

Why Is HR The Last To Get New Technology When Labor Is The Largest Expense?

ApplicantStack

They have automated solutions for accounting, merchant transactions, CRM, manufacturing, online marketing, tech support, and inventory management. Why do businesses ignore the logical place to extract ROI? Labor eats the largest chunk of operating expenses. You can’t compete without advanced recruiting technology. Applicant tracking systems (ATS) work like CRM for job applicants. What does an ATS do? ATS’ automate applicant communication.

#HotInHR: Tech Firms Hoard Talent, Millennial Workplace Trends 2017, Creepy Employer Data Practices?

Advos

Every Monday we send a summary of the previous week’s funding announcements, mergers, acquisitions, and partnership news from the HR technology, recruitment, talent management and employee benefits space. Tech firms shell out to hire and hoard talent – The Economist. As tech firms battle to hire and hoard talented employees with huge pay packages, Silicon Valley may be changed for the worse. Millennials will continue to rapidly change the workplace in 2017.

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it’s your Friday good news

Ask a Manager

I was working in a job for almost a decade that gave me valuable experience in the working world, and more than decent pay and benefits, but was otherwise awful for my mental health. They even fought to convince me by increasing their salary offer past the already-exceeded range.

The Value of Employee Incentive Programs for Manufacturing

Achievers - Recruiting

Even though the manufacturing sector pays an average hourly wage of $29.34 , good workers are hard to find. Jobs in this sector require high levels of skill, training and the ability to use new technologies, and applicants simply don’t have the right skills manufacturers need.

When Should Employees Return to Work After COVID-19?

Best Money Moves

Reducing the risk of COVID-19 when reopening the workplace is the number one priority for employers and it’s hard to stay current with the latest recommendations. At least 24 hours have passed since resolution of fever without the use of fever-reducing medications and.

9 Costly Areas Your Business Should Run a Productivity Audit On

Career Metis

Monitoring productivity can mean the difference between success and failure. Only 53% of respondents in the Deloitte Global Human Capital Trends report felt their jobs were meaningful. Losing skilled workers might be one of the most expensive things a company can do.

HRMS Success: How To Manage Human Resources In 2021

SwipeClock

Welcome to the Swipeclock guide to Human Resources Management Systems for small businesses ! A 5-Step Guide to Choosing the Right HRMS. A Human Resources Management System (HRMS) is the most effective small business HR software for hourly workforces. The good news?