How to Motivate Hourly Employees

Fond

Hourly employees make up the majority of the US workforce. A Gallup survey of job satisfaction found that hourly workers were unhappier than their salaried co-workers about just about everything, from their benefits to their pay to their job security. . The results?

April Webinar Addresses Complexities of Wage and Hour Compliance

HRWatchdog

California maintains incredibly complex wage and hour rules that differ depending on how the employer classifies its employees. So, it’s no surprise that wage and hour claims are among the most litigated employment claims in California.

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Compensation Analysis: The Definitive 2022 Guide

Decusoft

Conducting compensation analysis is a lengthy, necessary project. This work is an important part of the staffing strategy and helps executive management determine whether the pay and benefits they offer are comparable with other similar businesses. . Working hours.

Customers React Negatively to Wage Gap Disclosures, HBR Study Finds

Trusaic

Lawmakers across the globe are finding that pay data reporting requirements for employers are critical for helping to close the gender wage gap. As recently seen in the U.K. and states throughout the U.S., Universal pay data reporting on the horizon.

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Even LAW FIRMS commit SIX-FIGURE wage and hour violations, apparently.

The Employer Handbook

Yes, even lawyers can misclassify non-exempt employees under the Fair Labor Standards Act. So, that will cost the law firm $112K in overtime back wages. The closest call would be the professional exemption. Overtime Wage and Hour

Guide to mandatory overtime: Can you force employees to work long hours?

Homebase

Most business owners don’t want to ask their employees to work overtime, but sometimes it’s necessary when the unexpected happens. To avoid any misunderstandings between you and your team, it’s important to address the question: Is mandatory overtime legal? Learn more.

What the heck is ‘bleisure’ and how could your company get sued over it?

The Employer Handbook

’ Ironically, my lack of focus led me to click “ Has the era of ‘bleisure’ begun? And since the post was only about 75 words, I managed to read all of it. If the bleisure trip is brief, then this won’t be much of an issue. Wage and hour implications.

2023 Compensation Budgeting ForecastPart 1: Base Pay Adjustments

Astron Solutions

Good news – the data are starting to come in regarding 2023! In this part one of a three-part review of 2023 compensation planning projections, we will share what we have found. Some are forecasting a major recession and the return of higher unemployment. an hour towards $20.00

Professional Unions in 2031

Compensation Cafe

It has been ten years since we finally escaped the ravages of the COVID-19 pandemic. One of the most interesting things was how it changed the way we work and get paid. As the pandemic raged, many of us moved out of cubicles and into our dining rooms and guest bedrooms.

Compensation Package: A Guide For HR

Digital HR Tech

Across most industries, the competition for talent is tough. As an HR professional, you must be strategic in order to attract the right talent and retain employees. Offering an appealing and generous compensation package is an important part of your employee value proposition.

How to Create Efficient Compensation Strategy for Business?

CuteHR

According to 66% of workers, benefits are an essential aspect of overall compensation. The compensation strategy is essential in achieving consistency when it comes to compensation and benefit choices within your firm. What is a Compensation Strategy? Did you know?

Benefits of Compensation Analysis

Decusoft

It is important to conduct compensation data audits frequently in order to produce an equitable and appropriate compensation plan. A comprehensive salary report offers the facts and insights needed to make critical choices on executive pay and overall benefits. Learning seminars.

Small Business Payroll Guide: Utah Minimum Wage and Overtime Laws

Helpside

Here is a simplified guide for minimum wage and overtime payroll laws in Utah : Federal minimum wage law is governed by the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). The current federal minimum wage rate is $7.25 per hour for nonexempt employees. Minimum Wage Rate.

Compensation Surveys: Are They Necessary?

Astron Solutions

Finding the fairest and most motivating compensation for your team members is one of the most important jobs for HR leaders like you. A popular method of evaluating a fair employee compensation strategy is to refer to a valid compensation (or salary) survey.

2022 minimum wage increases by state

Homebase

The federal minimum wage rate that stipulates employers pay employees $7.25 an hour has not been modified since 2009. This rate is laid out under the federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and applies to businesses around the country unless state law requires a higher wage. .

State Minimum Wage Increases for 2019 (Map)

HR Daily Advisor

Minimum wage increases will affect numerous states across the country in January 2019. Under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), the current federal minimum wage is $7.25 per hour, but the FLSA does not supersede any state or local laws that are more favorable to employees. The minimum wage for federal contractors in 2019 is $10.60 per hour. State Minimum Wage Changes Effective December 31, 2018. per hour.

How To Calculate Total Employee Compensation

Helpside

New hires cost a lot to train and onboard, so you want to do everything in your power to make sure they stay once you get them. One way to boost employee retention is to make sure employees understand their total compensation. Here’s how: What is Total Employee Compensation?

Big Changes Coming to Compensation

Decusoft

The COVID-19 pandemic and the wild year that was 2020 shook up the world of employment and compensation to a startling degree. Since the virus appeared during the first quarter, unemployment spiked to record levels before dropping again into something like a normal range.

Massachusetts Gender & Racial Wage Gap Persists, Despite the Equal Pay Act

Trusaic

The gender gap in Massachusetts showcases the occupational differences that can complicate pay equity, even with the changes to state law. Bar employers from retaliating against employees exercising their rights under the law; and. The Essential Worker Pay Gap.

The most fun you can have in a week with wage and hour compliance!!!

The Employer Handbook

ImperfectTommy / Edmond Meinfelder [ CC BY 2.0 ], via Wikimedia Commons What’s better than a three-part series on wage-and-hour compliance? Ok, here’s the thing. For the rest of you stuck in the office this week, well, I’m saving my good material for next week. Department of Labor Wage and Hour Division Opinion Letters, which the DOL released yesterday. Here is the proof. Just play the vinyl backward. hours).

A First from the Labor Commissioner: General Contractor Fined for Subcontractor’s Wage Theft

HRWatchdog

The Labor Commissioner fined a general contractor nearly $250,000 for wage-and-hour violations committed by its subcontractor, and a hearing officer recently upheld those fines. Contractor held liable for drywall subcontractor’s wage theft. This is the first time that the Labor Commissioner has held a general contractor responsible for wage theft by its subcontractor by issuing citations under AB 1897 (section 2810.3

The Wage and Hour Pitfalls of Smartphones

HR Daily Advisor

Are your nonexempt employees sneaking a peek at work-related e-mail while off the clock? Watch out: There could be tricky wage and hour dangers ahead. Ever suspect your employees’ bosses may be pressuring them to respond to calls and e-mails after the workday ends? Have loyal employees trying to help out after hours and off the clock? Department of Labor investigators don’t stop with the complaining employee. Learn More.

Unforgettable Lessons Learned from Wage and Hour Lawsuits

FingerCheck

2015 was another historic year for federal wage and hour lawsuits, and it’s predicted that 2016 will be no different. According to law firm Seyfarth Shaw LLP “New federal labor regulations, the fight for a minimum wage hikes and an intense focus on independent contractor classification and joint employer status create a perfect storm for new lawsuits.” . It’s safe to say that the suing workers were well compensated from the settlement. .

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. To name just a few examples, the shipping giant UPS is set to hire an additional 100,000 employees while the retail clothing store GAP has its sights on hiring at least 30,000 additional employees for the holiday shopping season.

Unforgettable Lessons Learned from Wage and Hour Lawsuits Part II

FingerCheck

In today’s business climate, risk management is more important than ever, as litigation experts forecast that employers will continue to face stark wage and hour compliance risks. In this article (Part II in our series of lessons learned from landmark lawsuits ), we’re recapping some serious wage and hour violations of times past in order to illustrate the dangers of non-compliance: . The plaintiff claims that : .

LA Restaurant Fined Over Half a Million Dollars for Wage Theft; Workers Paid $4 per Hour

HRWatchdog

Wage theft refers to infractions of the California Labor Code involving the payment of wages to worker. A Los Angeles restaurant has been ordered to pay $519,706 for wage theft violations uncovered by the California Labor Commissioner’s Office. Twenty-five servers at the restaurant were paid far below the minimum wage (as little as $4 per hour), were not paid overtime or rest breaks and were required to work off the clock.

State Minimum Wage Increases for 2017 (Map)

HR Daily Advisor

Minimum wage increases will affect numerous states across the country in January 2017. Under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), the current federal minimum wage is $7.25 per hour, but the FLSA does not supersede any state or local laws that are more favorable to employees. The map below shows the states that are increasing their minimum wages, including the new rate and amount of the increase. per hour.

Essential Workers, Higher Wages, Value Creation and Work Design

Compensation Cafe

The path to value creation, according to a number of private equity executives (like the one who wrote this Harvard Business Review article) , is through return on invested capital (ROIC). This includes but is not limited to all members of the workforce, owners/investors and customers.

What Does Wages Earned Mean?

Payactiv

Everyone needs money to live, put food on the table, pay their bills, and, of course, have a bit of fun! But when it comes to the terms “wages,” “pay,” income,” and “salary,” there are some important differences and nuances. How is this hourly rate determined?

Sales Manager Compensation Plan

Decusoft

Sales managers play a unique role in your business and need compensation strategies tailored to their specific skills and abilities. The commission rate paid out depends on the industry, company, seniority, and type of services or goods provided. . Hourly.

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. When it comes to forecasting compensation trends for 2020 and 2021, there have been challenges. But the data are starting to come in – hooray! The Foundation: The U.S. minimum wage.

7 Myths Surrounding Compensation Planning

Decusoft

A properly structured compensation plan is one of the most effective tools in the overall success of your company. The structure of a compensation plan can help or hinder your efforts to attract talent, encourage a desired set of behaviors and keep excellent employees on board.

Revisiting The Famous 40 Hour Work Week

Vantage Circle

What is the ideal number of hours you should work every week? Is a 40 hour work week considered normal? According to experts, the debate over how many hours an ideal workday should have resurfaced. The History Of The 40 Hour Work Week.

Strategies for Engaging and Retaining Your Hourly Employees

Zenefits

In 2021, hourly employees accounted for 55.8% of all wage and salary workers in the United States. Besides representing the largest portion of the U.S. labor force, hourly employees are susceptible to burnout and disengagement at work — which can lead to turnover.

HR TROLLS: Thinking Unemployment on Steroids Means You Have a Compensation Problem.

The HR Capitalist

I belong to multiple online groups covering HR on a variety of platforms - you know the type - people can post questions on problems they're having in their HR shops and get help, advice and recommendations from their peers. The problem wasn't the incentive, it was the company.

4 Spooky Tales of Wage & Hour Violations That Will Send Chills Down Your Spine

FingerCheck

With Halloween approaching, the air is getting colder and the season is perfectly right for some spooky stories. What could be scarier than hearing the plight of your fellow business owners, and realizing that their misfortune could easily be yours? When employers violate the Fair Labor Standards Act (knowingly or not), the consequences are potentially dire. Last year I navigated the successful acquisition of that company to a national organization.

Who Qualifies For a Workers Compensation Exemption?

Embroker

Workers compensation insurance is among the most important types of business insurance. It is a requirement for most businesses and employees across the country. What is Workers Compensation Insurance? . Learn More. Workers Compensation Exemptions State by State.

7 Things to Look for in a Compensation Package

Visier - Talent Acquisition

Today’s job seekers are spoiled for choice in a job market that’s been bleeding employees for the past year. Quite the hot commodity, workers can afford to be a little picky and a little particular about what kind of compensation they’d like in exchange for their labor.

Minimum Wage Requirements 101

HR Daily Advisor

Does your organization pay minimum wage for any roles? What about roles that are paid above minimum wage, but still close to it? Did you know this may not be enough to be legal if you’re taking certain deductions off that pay? Did you know that you may not be able to pay only the federal minimum wage if your local minimum wage regulations differ? Let’s take a closer look at some minimum wage basics. This is the absolute minimum legal pay rate.

5 Ways To Create the Perfect Compensation System

Hppy

One of the most complicated areas of the Human Capital Management (HCM) sector is compensation management. Labor costs account for the bulk of most business expenditures. Refine Your Compensation System Regularly . Ensure your Compensation System is Compliant .