Hours Worked: What’s Compensable in a Day’s Work?

FingerCheck

For instance, the daily commute to and from work isn’t compensable, and a few minutes chatting with colleagues at the water cooler tends to go by un-penalized. clarify and narrow the scope of what is legally constituted as compensable working time in a work day.

Time Tracking For Hourly and Temp Agency Workers

Mitrefinch

With the holiday season right around the corner, thousands of companies are frantically searching for temporary employees to help them fulfill the burst in consumer demand that characterizes this time of year. Time Tracking for Temp Agency Workers. Time Tracking for Hourly Workers.

Preshift Activities: Compensable or Not Compensable? That Is the Question!

HR Daily Advisor

According to Albert Einstein, “Time is an illusion.” The workers, who were required to travel to their worksite by bus, claimed that the time they spent waiting to work after they arrived at the site and before their shift began was compensable.

Should You Attend #Compference17? Here’s What Your Peers Are Saying

Compensation Today

PayScale’s annual event, Compference – the modern compensation event for comp professionals, HR professionals and business leaders, will be here before you know it. Unsure if you should attend? Dani Kopecky, Compensation Analyst at Integrated DNA Technologies.

How to Make the Case for Compensation Management Software

HRsoft

If you’ve determined a need for compensation management software in your organization, one important step in your journey towards implementation is getting your C-suite on board. Making the case for a technology investment is always likely to meet some resistance, especially at first.

Meeting Your Employees Where They Are When It Comes to Pay Transparency

Compensation Today

Last week, I had the opportunity to attend the Gainsight Pulse Customer Success Conference in Oakland. Learn More About Our Compensation Software. In order to meet someone where they are, we first need to understand where that is. What is their current total compensation?

Paying Employees for On-Call Time and Travel Time

FingerCheck

Generally, as outlined under federal law , you must pay your employees for any of their time that you control and that benefits you, including periods of inactivity when employees are waiting for work. . “All on-call time is not hours worked,” says Attorney Jonathan A.

A Guide to Planning the Best Offsite Meeting

Bonusly

This begs the question: what is it that makes an offsite meeting productive and memorable? Offsite meetings give your organization one of its biggest chances to confirm its culture. Aligning employee offsite meetings with employee recognition.

Demystifying Compensation for Everyone

Namely

Scene 1, Take 1: A Compensation Conversation—Without the Proper Rehearsal You’re a people manager walking into a one-on-one meeting about compensation. As you begin to share the news—a pay raise you thought would be well-received—you’re having difficulty explaining how the compensation decision was made, and answering all of your employee’s questions as well. Discussions about compensation tend to be among the most difficult in the workplace.

Demystifying Compensation for Everyone

Namely

Scene 1, Take 1: A Compensation Conversation—Without the Proper Rehearsal You’re a people manager walking into a one-on-one meeting about compensation. As you begin to share the news—a pay raise you thought would be well-received—you’re having difficulty explaining how the compensation decision was made, and answering all of your employee’s questions as well. Discussions about compensation tend to be among the most difficult in the workplace.

Conference Topics To Meet Every Need

Compensation Cafe

Attendees came to get the latest news and innovations in the area of compensation, benefits and work-life practices. Based on attendance at now four of the last five conferences, the gender demographic would appear to reflect that women comprise the majority of the attendees.

6 Considerations For Employee Attendance Policies

Paycor

To protect your business from compliance missteps , here are six issues to consider when creating or updating your organization’s time policies: 1. How many times can an employee clock in within the grace period before getting a warning? Employee Time Theft and Extended Work Breaks.

Compensable working time : FLSA :: Disability : Pre-2009 ADA

Ohio Employer's Law

It goes like this: Compensable working time : FLSA :: Disability : Pre-2009 ADA What does this mean (and how dare I make you think about your SATs for the first time in forever)? Busk , last year’s Supreme Court case which held that the time warehouse workers spent waiting for and undergoing post-shift security screenings were noncompensable postliminary activities. Here is my prediction: At some point Congress will step in and fix the meaning of compensable work.

Become a Gold-Medal Compensation Expert: Train at Compference

Compensation Today

As HR and Compensation professionals, our professional development budgets are often the first to get cut, but if I’ve learned anything these past nail-biting days, it’s that training matters. Compference16 is the next step to winning gold in Compensation!

Ask the Expert: Is Employee Owed 2 Hours of Reporting Time Pay for 45-Minute Meeting?

HR Daily Advisor

Question: We had a store meeting. One employee was off and only came in for the 45 minute meeting. ” Answer: Occasionally, employees are called to work on a day they are not otherwise scheduled to “work” to attend a mandatory meeting.

Sound Bites from the NJCA – September 25 Meeting

Decusoft

Each month we post highlights from the speakers at NJ Compensation Association monthly meetings. Here’s our take from the September 25, 2018 meeting: Topic: HCM Selection Process & Pitfalls to Avoid. At this month’s NJCA meeting, Bob Laurenzo discussed how the purchase of Human Capital Management (HCM) software has become an increasingly challenging process. The RFP decision makers need to be present in all vendor meetings and product demos.

Conference Topics To Meet Every Need - Part 2

Compensation Cafe

The breakout sessions that I attended were all uniformly above average, or better. Of the approximately 85 individual breakout presentations offered this year, I made a concerted effort to attend one session in every available timeslot.

Join Us for Compensation Workshops in Houston June 12th and 13th!

HRsoft

For the team here at HRsoft, one of the most rewarding aspects of what we do is the ability to engage directly with like-minded compensation professionals from time to time. The post Join Us for Compensation Workshops in Houston June 12th and 13th!

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3 Ideas to Get More Bang for Your Compensation Buck

Compensation Cafe

Stretching the compensation dollar isn’t always about cutting back. To get more from your compensation investment, consider these three approaches. The New York Time s quoted professor Jarrod Haar of Auckland University of Technology, one of the researchers analyzing the results of the experiment, as noting, “ Supervisors said staff were more creative, their attendance was better, they were on time, and they didn't leave early or take long breaks.

Sound Bites from the NJCA – January 22 Meeting

Decusoft

Each month Decusoft posts highlights from the speakers at New Jersey Compensation Association monthly meetings. Here’s our take from the January 22, 2018 meeting: Topic: Fundamentals and Key Considerations for the 2018 Proxy Season. Speakers: Shaun Bisman, Principal , and Lauren Peek, Principal , Compensation Advisory Partners. Providing a one-time bonus to non-executives. Want to attend a meeting or learn how to join the NJCA?

Sound Bites from the NJCA – January 22 Meeting

Decusoft

Each month we post highlights from the speakers at NJ Compensation Association monthly meetings. Here’s our take from the January 22, 2018 meeting: Topic: Fundamentals and Key Considerations for the 2018 Proxy Season. Speakers: Shaun Bisman, Principal , and Lauren Peek, Principal , Compensation Advisory Partners. Providing a one-time bonus to non-executives. Want to attend a meeting or learn how to join the NJCA? Compensation Management

Congress Mulls Comp Time for Private Employers

HR Daily Advisor

Lawmakers are considering a bill that would allow private employers to award workers compensatory time off in lieu of overtime pay. half time), receiving $10.88 to attend her son’s baseball game. Employees cannot accrue more than 160 hours of comp time.

Don't Miss this Summer's Hottest Compensation Events

Compensation Today

Each year, hundreds of thousands of organizational leaders, human resource practitioners, and compensation managers head for conferences and expos to learn about the latest in technology, best practices, and legal updates. Tess C.

Win a VIP Meet And Greet With Rob Lowe or Arianna Huffington

WorkHuman

But did you know that you actually can meet Rob or Arianna? Did you know that EVERY registrant for WorkHuman prior to May 15 is being entered into a contest for a VIP meet and greet and photo opportunity with one of these incredible speakers?

PeopleStrategy Partners with Payfactors to Deliver Enhanced Compensation Management

PeopleStrategy

By incorporating Payfactors into our compensation planning tool, our clients can obtain accurate, timely pay data to help them make more educated decisions around pay. Payfactors Free is all about giving everyone data that’s reliable, timely, and relevant to them.

Why an HRIS Alone Can’t Meet All Your Hiring Needs

Hireology

An HRIS can be used for basic applicant tracking, time & attendance, benefits management, performance management, compensation management, demographic tracking, and more.

Increase Profits by 15% With Optimum Utilization of Shared Work Stations and Human Capital

Empxtrack

Unfortunately, the revenue growth did not meet expectations when the new workspace became operational. This led to a fewer number of employees at some time and a larger employee population at other times. Employees get an option to request their manager to compensate short hours.

Free Up Your Time: 5 Types of Flexible HR Software

nettime solutions

Below are 5 types of HR software that can give you r HR team the flexibility they need so they are able to effectively and accurately meet the demands of your business. Scheduling is often integrated with time and attendance software. 2: Time & Attendance.

What is Absence Management and How Do Companies Approach It?

Mitrefinch

Recent research showed the average employee received 304 business-related emails weekly, spent about 16 minutes to refocus attention after handling incoming email, and checked email an astonishing 36 times an hour. The same research found the average employee lost 31 hours a month in meetings and was disrupted around 56 times a day—taking an incredible two hours out of his or her day to recover from these disruptions.

can I refuse to travel for work, I got emotional in a meeting, and more

Ask a Manager

I subscribed to a ADA newsletter, watched webinars, and attended conferences. This same training was offered online just not at that time, which I was willing to do. I got emotional in a meeting. We have meetings every couple of weeks, and I expect him to be involved in hiring decisions. Today, I had a meeting with Max to critique my work from this summer. One of his oldest friends, who I’ve met and spent a lot of time with, passed away unexpectedly.

Business rules and ACA dominate NISA meeting

COATS Staffing Software

Lynn Connor, Tom Sarach, and Karen Connor at the NISA 2016 Owners’ Meeting. The National Independent Staffing Association [NISA] held its annual owner’s meeting recently in Las Vegas to discuss the issues that effect the labor market. COATS ownership attended.

A Few Lessons from a Few HR-Related Fiascos

HRExecutive

In all fairness and full disclosure, Sturt’s and Nordstrom’s first lesson isn’t really a fiasco unleashed by human resource professionals, but it does speak to HR’s compensation oversight and what can go very wrong with a good idea.

Back to School Concerns for Employers

HR Counselor's Corner

Now that schools are back in session around the nation, parents and legal guardians may be requesting time off to attend school functions and teacher conferences. To be eligible, the employee must have been employed at least six (6) months and have been employed at least half-time.

It’s Time to Modernize Your Learning and Development (L&D) Ecosystem

Aberdeen HCM Essentials

Whether its cause is generational, educational, experiential, or a mix of all of the above, employers are contending with shrinking labor pools, expanded competition for top talent, and high turnover — it’s time to revisit the quality of the learning and development (L&D) environment. Aberdeen has reported time and again that the average employee today is looking for career opportunities beyond simply filling a role. It’s Time to Focus on Personal Employee Development.

Report: Contract Workers Are More Productive than Full-Time Employees

HR Daily Advisor

“In a time when labor costs are typically the largest expense in any company’s operating model, forward-thinking business leaders are laser focused on driving the highest possible return of that spend,” said Stephen DeWitt, Work Market CEO, in a press release.

New overtime law: How it works and what changes for employers

Workable

Non-exempt employees must be paid time and a half for any hours they work that exceed the standard 40-hour work week. Another change is the salary threshold for highly compensated employees, which rises from $100,000 to at least $107,432 annually.

I found a bedbug at work, my bosses spend a half hour at early morning meetings on small talk, and more

Ask a Manager

I was told that this would be unpaid time off. I certainly get why they want to make sure people aren’t bringing bedbugs to work, but if they’re going to require a home inspection on such flimsy grounds, they should send you an inspector who they pay for and pay you for the time off (which hopefully should only be a day or two, if they can find an inspector who will show up quickly). My bosses spend the first half hour of early morning meetings on small talk.