The Debate over Compensatory Time

nettime solutions

How employers compensate their employees is an issue of hot debate. In May of 2017, the House of Representatives passed the Working Families Flexibility Act , a bill that would allow private employers to provide compensatory time to employees in lieu of paying them overtime pay.

Tips on Integrating Payroll with Time & Attendance

HR Software

Add in tracking employee attendance and performing payroll services and you’ve likely got a team that is frequently overwhelmed. Though giving them more hours in the day is not an option, you can help them manage time by automating some of their tasks. When you implement a system integrating payroll with time & attendance , you essentially turn two tasks into one. It Saves Your HR Team Time. How much time does your HR team spend processing payroll?

Prevent Timesheet Fraud with Secure Time Data Entry and Collection

nettime solutions

My time is my money. And when I fill out a timesheet, it’s a private matter –– shared with my supervisor for authorization and the payroll department for compensation. A cloud-based time and attendance system is a solution to secure time data entry and time data collection.

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Geofencing and Digital Time Tracking Solutions  

HR Software

By using employee geofencing technology, companies can digitally set boundaries for their employees, which makes the job of tracking employee time and production easier for both the employer and the employee. Geofencing also cuts down on fraud when it comes to time clock management.

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.

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.

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

HR Daily Advisor

Work Market, an on-demand workforce management platform, commissioned the new research report through KRC Research to evaluate the views of CFOs and line-of-business managers on productivity and workforce utilization across a diverse range of industries and business sizes.

Compensation Trends: Disruption in Action at the 2017 Total Rewards Show

Compensation Today

Sheahan spoke compellingly about the need for today’s organizations to overcome the “relentless force of commoditization,” where new ideas become table stakes in an ever-shortening period of time and the winners are organizations that keep innovating.

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.

Top HR Conferences to Attend in 2018

Namely

To help you find the conference that’s right for you, we’ve rounded up the top upcoming HR conferences across the country (Events with an asterisk indicate that Namely will be in attendance—we hope to see you there!) 1. Professionals from across the nation attend this conference to catch up on the latest HR legislation and stay ahead of the curve. WorldatWork 2018 Total Rewards Dallas, TX | May 21-23 Compensation is no longer as simple as basic health coverage.

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.

Trends, Tools and Techniques Impacting Compensation Management [WEBCAST]

Ceridian

It’s essential that Compensation Management tools keep pace with market needs. On Tuesday, May 9 at 2 PM ET, Ceridian is partnering with The Wilson Group to discuss current Trends, Tools and Techniques Impacting Compensation Management. The Wilson Group is a consulting firm that helps companies devise strategies to assess, develop, and implement performance systems and total compensation plans. Compensation and performance trends over time.

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!

Comp time for non-exempt workers? Has its time come?

OmegaHR Solutions

Under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), when a nonexempt employee works overtime the law requires that any time worked more than 40 hours in a week be paid in cash at the rate of 1.5 What if there was a way to allow employees to take that pay as time rather than cash?

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.

Ask the Expert: Must After-Hours Training Time Be Paid?

HR Daily Advisor

We are requiring some nonexempt hourly employees to attend after hours training. Should these employees get paid for their training time? The employee does not do any productive work during the program. The post Ask the Expert: Must After-Hours Training Time Be Paid?

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.

Top Employee Benefits & Compensation Ideas for a Diverse Workforce

Vantage Circle

Indirect and non-cash compensation paid to an employee. Thereby causing lack of motivation, efficiency and finally, productivity. Companies also use this method to test their products internally before launching it to the market. Paid time off to Volunteer.

Free Up Your Time: 5 Types of Flexible HR Software

nettime solutions

Scheduling is often integrated with time and attendance software. 2: Time & Attendance. Time and attendance software allows an employee to clock in and out, request time off and view PTO accrued.

5 Productivity Drains That HR Automation Tools Can Solve for Your Business

InfinityHR

They are time-consuming, which doesn’t allow your HR department time to focus on bigger-picture improvements. Increase your productivity in these areas with HR automation tools. With benefits enrollment, messaging is too confusing and time-consuming to relay.

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Should Employee Compensation Practitioners Care about the Economy?

Compensation Cafe

The Bay Area Compensation Association ( BACA ) is celebrating the holidays with a keynote speech previewing the 2018 economy. Taking a look around, many other compensation groups offer similar presentations on the economy during the year.

What is Absence Management and How Do Companies Approach It?

HR Software

While it’s expected that workers will miss a certain number of workdays each year, excessive absences can lead to decreased productivity, reduced staff motivation, and poor customer service levels, all of which can have a negative effect on company finances. Today we’ll examine some of the reasons for absenteeism , the costs associated with lost productivity, and how a sound absence management policy can boost morale and reduce absenteeism rates in the workplace.

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

Empxtrack

This led to a fewer number of employees at some time and a larger employee population at other times. Since same work stations were used by employees in different shifts, each shared work desk needed to be freed by a specific time so that employee coming in the next shift could start using it the moment they started work. When employees needed to compensate short working hours, managers didn’t have data to identify available work stations in the specific shift.

Quarterly Products and Services Updates from PrismHR – Q3 2018

PrismHR

Every quarter, PrismHR publishes a Products & Services Update to inform customers of the many developments that occur each quarter relating to product updates, new partnerships, customer support initiatives, and lots more. NEW PRODUCTS & FEATURES.

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.

What is Workers’ Compensation?

Insperity

Workers’ compensation is designed to provide income replacement and coverage of medical expenses for employees who are injured on the job. Presently workers’ compensation is a quid pro quo system under which the employee gives up the right to sue the employer for injuries from work-related accidents in exchange for receiving benefits without regard to fault. How do workers’ compensation laws work? How can workers’ compensation costs be avoided?

Visit Us at Ultimate Software CONNECTIONS 2019

HRsoft

As one of the foremost conferences bringing together human resources professionals from across the nation, Ultimate Software CONNECTIONS 2019 has an exciting, full agenda this year and promises to be a rewarding experience for all those in attendance.

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.

Training Classes and Hours of Work

HR Daily Advisor

The answer to your question depends on whether the time spent in training is hours worked as defined under the federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). Generally speaking, work time includes all time that employees spend engaged in the principal activities that they are employed to perform.

How to Choose HR Software Vendor in 2019?

Empxtrack

Besides time and cost saving, ensure that you pick a software that aligns with your objectives and adds significant value to your business. Varied functions of HR such as payroll processing, performance appraisal, compensation, leave, benefits, recruitment etc.

It’s Time for World at Work Total Rewards 2017

HRsoft

Yes, just around the corner is the 2017 WorldatWork Total Rewards conference – one of the industry’s leading events for HR, compensation and total rewards professionals. Oh, and speaking of time – keep an eye out for our daily Apple Watch giveaways!

7 Things You Must Be Doing To Create A Happy Workplace

15Five

Well, today you’re in luck, because I’m not only here to tell you that yes, you absolutely can, but I’m also about to share with you my list of the top seven things you absolutely must be doing in order to create a happier, more productive workplace.

The Case for Supporting Mental Health in the Workplace

HRExecutive

Recently, I attended HRE ’s Health & Benefits Leadership Conference in Las Vegas, participating as a speaker. Anyone experiencing increased stress from even one of these causes feels the strain and pressure; facing more than one of these at a time is enormously challenging.

Add PayScale’s Compference 2017 to Your HR Conference Schedule

Compensation Today

You have many choices when trying to decide where to best spend your time and money at an HR industry conference. This conference is specifically designed for compensation professionals — most who attend have the word “compensation” in their title.

HCM Software vs. Payroll and HR Software: What’s the Difference?

Ceridian

Payroll software takes gross pay and raw time data from another system, or manually keyed data, and calculates net pay from it, applying deductions and appropriate taxes. Tracking time and attendance. Paying employees accurately and on time.