Minimum Wage Increase: The Positives and the Pitfalls

Paycor

The Times, They Are A’Changin’ (But the Money’s Not). Adjusted for inflation, the federal minimum wage peaked in 1968 at $12.22 (in 2018 dollars). Yet, the current federal minimum wage has remained stagnant at $7.25 an hour in Robbinsville, NJ.

Performance Pay for Gig Workers?

Compensation Cafe

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How to Meet the New Overtime Regulation Using People Analytics

Visier

In 2016, I shared how organizations could use people analytics to prepare for the changes to overtime pay that were set to take effect later that year. However, a federal injunction was issued against the Department of Labor (DOL) regarding the new overtime rules, halting any further action.

Pay compression: What it is and how to fight it

Insperity

Yet what is wage compression exactly? What is salary, wage or pay compression? Also referred to as wage or salary compression, it occurs when there’s little difference in pay between employees regardless of differences in their respective knowledge, skills, experience or abilities.

New overtime rule, affecting 1.3 million US workers, finally arrives

Tsheets

The DOL’s new overtime rule takes effect on January 1, 2020. On September 24, 2019, the Department of Labor (DOL) announced the new overtime rule—set to take effect on January 1, 2020. . The current rule was updated in 2004. What to expect from the new overtime rule.

The Best Way to Process Payroll [Updated for 2020]

SwipeClock

Or you own an existing one that is moving into the realm of employees. Payroll is one of the most important processes to handle correctly. Learn to Process Payroll Efficiently and Legally. How To Avoid The Top 6 Payroll Mistakes. First off, why don’t you have one?

The Best Features of a High-Performance Engagement and Retention Strategy

CakeHR

For much of the past decade, HR departments everywhere in the world have been dealing with an unprecedented challenge. In such a hiring environment, businesses no longer have the upper hand, and job-hopping has become the new normal. Begin With the Right Metrics.

How to Comply with the New Overtime Rules in 2020

Mitrefinch

Workers in the United States have long been known for their hard and dedicated work ethic. Compared to the rest of the developed world, employees in the United States work significantly more than their peers. While this is partly due to the lack of U.S. The U.S.

Top Five Compensation Trends from 2016

Compensation Today

Between the elections, compliance changes, and the ever-increasing competitiveness of talent markets, most of us have been on our toes all year. What trends have impacted compensation the most? Count down the top #compensation trends of 2016!

A Disciplined Strategy for Success in High-Volume Recruiting

HR Daily Advisor

Whether it’s hiring for open enrollment, tax time, or the holiday season, the pressure to find a large number of qualified candidates in a short span of time never goes away. In certain markets and for high-demand skill sets, the unemployment rate is even lower—often less than 2%.

Employee benefits: A guide on common and best benefits

Workable

Before we get into the nitty-gritty of employee benefits (or fringe benefits), let’s define the term: Employee benefits are any kind of tangible or intangible compensation given to employees apart from base wages or base salaries. Time off. In the U.S., In the U.S.,

Employee Turnover: The Most Common Myths/Misconceptions

Clarity Wave

Employee Turnover: The Most Common Myths/Misconceptions Most businesses think about employee turnover only after it becomes a problem. Surveys report that as economic conditions continue to recover from the Great Recession more disengaged employees may seek to change jobs over the next year.

2019 HR & Compliance Web Summit: Executive Summary

Paycor

Industry experts like Jennifer McClure offered actionable insights and advice on all things HR, from self-care for the HR pro to in-the-news compliance issues. If you missed the live webinars you can watch them on our on-demand webinar page. Are you up-to-date with Wage and Hour?

7 Ways to Keep Call Center Employees Engaged

Achievers

Your call center employees are very often the first employees your customers interact with. They are problem solvers, and they are the keys to driving innovation, knowledge, and revenue throughout your organization. According to Gallup polls, only one in three workers in the U.S.

7 Ways to Keep Call Center Employees Engaged

Achievers

Your call center employees are very often the first employees your customers interact with. They are problem solvers, and they are the keys to driving innovation, knowledge, and revenue throughout your organization. According to Gallup polls, only one in three workers in the U.S.

The Best Employee Retention Articles and Resources from Across the Web

ForUsAll

Workers looking for the door? Here are all the employee retention articles and resources you’ll need to get informed, get inspired, and get going. About: When it comes to learning about employee turnover prevention, examples are one of our favorite tools. HR Happy Hour.

Talent and Performance Management Survey Summary

HR Daily Advisor

The HR Daily Advisor research team conducted the 2016 Talent and Performance Management Survey in January, 2016. Talent and performance management are some of the most important and rigorous tasks any HR professional has to deal with. The least common answer was “other.”