Understanding Minimum Wage (Updated for 2020)

Zenefits

Federal minimum wage laws have been in effect for more than 90 years, but many small and midsize businesses (SMBs) don’t fully understand what the law encompasses. What is the federal minimum wage? Today, the federal minimum wage is set at $7.25 per hour.

Managing HR Compliance in the Age of Technology

Get Hppy

Compliance may not be the rock star of HR tasks, but it is the one that is necessary to keep the band together. Without compliance, businesses are at risk of fines, lawsuits, bankruptcy, and closure. Compliance challenges. Compliance software.

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What you can and can’t do when employees discuss wages

Insperity

Can your employees discuss their salaries or wages with their co-workers? In fact, having a policy against it could get you in hot water with the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) because such policies generally violate federal labor law. The National Labor Relations Act protects employees’ rights to discuss conditions of employment, such as safety and pay even if you’re a non-union employer. For example, the NLRB issued a complaint against a diaper supply company in St.

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. Reduces the complexity.

Misclassification Alone Is Insufficient for Class Treatment

HR Daily Advisor

Wage and hour class actions continue to be large thorns in the sides of many employers, and this recent decision serves as a good reminder of how critical it is for you to review your overtime policies, job descriptions, and exemption classifications.

5 Ways to Mitigate HR Compliance Risk

Paycor

With the compliance landscape constantly changing, it’s no wonder that 33% of employers find keeping up with state regulations across states extremely challenging. 5 ways the right HR partner can help you manage compliance effectively. Wage Violations.

Steps to Take Toward a (Smart) Smartphone Policy

HR Daily Advisor

In yesterday’s Advisor , we discussed the wage and hour compliance dangers of employee cell phone use; today, help with crafting intelligent cell phone policies. If employees are checking e-mails for 2 or 3 minutes, or taking a quick call (Where’s the ABC file?),

Employment Laws Every Alabama 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. Vacation Days: No statute, but if an employer chooses to provide vacation leave, it must comply with the terms of its established policy or contract. .

Georgia 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. Medical Leave: No statute, but employers may be required to provide unpaid sick leave in accordance with the federal Family and Medical Leave Act. .

Employer Strategies for Successfully Hiring Justice Involved Job Candidates

ExactHire HR Trends

My gut tells me that many employers are open to the idea of hiring individuals from the justice involved community, but have historically avoided the opportunity for a variety of reasons. Why you should consider hiring the justice involved population. The time is now.

DOL Issues New Information on its PAID Self-Audit and Self-Reporting Program

ComplianceHR

Last month, we reported on the U.S. Department of Labor, Wage and Hour Division’s (“WHD”) newly created Payroll Audit Independent Determination (“PAID”) Program, through which employers can proactively seek to resolve potential and actual violations of the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”).

DOL Issues New Information on its PAID Self-Audit and Self-Reporting Program

ComplianceHR

Last month, we reported on the U.S. Department of Labor, Wage and Hour Division’s (“WHD”) newly created Payroll Audit Independent Determination (“PAID”) Program, through which employers can proactively seek to resolve potential and actual violations of the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”). The WHD recently issued additional information on the program. Eligibility to Participate in the PAID Program. Mandatory Review FLSA Compliance Materials.

4 Labor and Employment Law Changes to Keep an Eye On In 2015

Insperity

Right now, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) —also known as health care reform—is probably your number one concern when it comes to complying with new government regulations in 2015. Changes in the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). an hour.

The Pre-Hiring Checklist

Homebase

Finding and hiring the right people to help you run and grow your business is one of the most important tasks you take on as a business owner. These are all the things that should be on your to-do list before you ever post a ‘For Wanted’ sign in your window to hire someone . For example, a partnership business structure allows for the share of profits and assets as well as shared liability between all the partners. . Determine Wages .

How to Achieve Your Dream of Owning a Fitness Studio?

Career Metis

Owning a fitness studio is not only a dream come true for personal trainers , but also for enthusiasts in the field. It’s a well-known fact that the health industry in the U.S. The fitness craze has been growing steadily and persistently — at a 3 percent rate — per annum.

PEO: The Ultimate Guide (Everything You Need To Know)

Genesis HR Solutions

Get ready: You’re about to read the ultimate guide to professional employer organizations, also known as PEOs. PEOs and the co-employment relationship. Payroll processing and tax compliance. To understand how a PEO works, you need to understand the idea of co-employment.

A Review Of Perspectives 2018 From A Workforce Management Perspective

SumTotal

I’m still exhausted from the few days at the Bellagio in Las Vegas, but I’m also energized. As the song says, “The future looks bright” and since how we manage our workforce is the bedrock of any organization, let’s take a look a look back at Perspectives from a Workforce Management viewpoint. Josh Bersin’s keynote , “Learning in the Flow of Work” was very engaging and, as always, Josh loaded us up with insightful data.

A Franchise Expert’s Guide to Hiring Franchise Employees

ApplicantStack

You have to carefully follow the proven business model. Learn Recruitment Best Practices. Learn from experts. Avoid recruiting mistakes that could threaten the survival of your business. Read the hiring information carefully. Take advantage of the collective wisdom of fellow franchisees who have built successful franchise businesses. A common reason franchises fail is because the franchisee doesn’t follow the formula.

Does Your Company Walk the Talk? More Results of Our Employment Branding Survey

HR Daily Advisor

Yesterday’s Advisor presented some findings of BLR’s Employment Branding Survey; today, we share further results from the study, including the most successful branding actions taken by respondents, and how they monitor external branding. Keeping an Eye on the External Brand.

A Guide to Truck Driving and Delivery Jobs

Corn on the Job

The median pay for truck drivers in 2016 was $13.65 per hour —equaling $23,390 per year. Training needed for these jobs is often minimal, and typical entry-level education, such as a high school diploma or equivalent, is required, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

New Research from Paycor Reveals HR’s Increased Impact on the Bottom Line

Paycor

Report “People Management - Perception vs. Reality” Discusses Key Insights about Employee Engagement, Turnover and Compliance from SMB CEOs, CFOs and HR Leaders. The report highlights common misperceptions around employee engagement, turnover and compliance in 2019, provides tips and tools that help overcome these challenges to ensure organizations can thrive and, ultimately, describes how this increases HR’s role in and financial impact on the overall business.

How Does Payroll Processing Work?

Paycor

Processing payroll is one of the most important, but time-consuming and frustrating tasks businesses face. Every time a new tax law is introduced, big changes to the process can result, especially if you’re shouldering all of the responsibilities. When To Make The Leap.

All the Reasons You Shouldn’t Work with a PEO

Stratus

If working with a PEO can boost business growth by 7-9% , lower turnover by 10-14% and make it more likely that a company will increase YOY profits and stay in business from one year to the next, all without adding more work to anyone’s plate (and actually taking a lot of it away), why isn’t every small business using one? A quick search of the Internet will result in some pretty compelling arguments against PEOs. Some of the claims are true, some aren’t. The takeaway?

Choosing the Right Cloud-Based Payroll System for Your Business

InfinityHR

Whether you’re a small or large business, you know that payroll processing is the most important operation that you cannot mess up. Because the moment your employees are paid inaccurately, or if payment is delayed, there will be problems. What are the integration capabilities?

Choosing the right cloud-based payroll system for your business

InfinityHR

Whether you’re a small or large business, you know that payroll processing is the most important operation that you cannot mess up. Because the moment your employees are paid inaccurately, or if payment is delayed, there will be problems. What are the integration capabilities?

Understand Important HR Trends in 5 Minutes

Paycor

If you missed Paycor’s Fall HR and Compliance Web Summit, we’ve got you covered. For detailed action plans on how to find more qualified talent, navigating compliance uncertainty and increasing employee engagement, check out full recordings from each session. The stakes are high.

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.”