Who Does A $15 Hourly Wage Really Help?

FingerCheck

As New York and New Jersey raise the hourly minimum wage to $15 per hour, some economists and business owners are calling it a “well-intentioned mistake” While praised by employees, these wage increases aren’t met with as much enthusiasm by business owners, primarily in the hospitality industry, who say they will likely need to raise prices and potentially cut staff to stay afloat. an hour. The Big Effect on Small Business.

Amazon fuels minimum wage standard demands in US

HR Digest

The pandemic is slowly fading in some parts of the world with the vaccine rollout and companies again opening up for business. The reason being higher unemployment benefits, paucity of childcare options, and no immigrant labor to fill the gap.

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Wage Fixing Indictment Has Implications for Employers

ACA Times

3 minute read: A recent federal wage-fixing indictment against the former owner of a health care staffing company indicates that the Department of Justice’s Antitrust Division is taking a closer look at the competition in labor markets.

Both Sides Of The Coin: The Merits & Drawbacks Of Hourly Wages

Mitrefinch

Wages and salaries constitute the core element of income for the majority of working population. A wage is a monetary compensation an employer pays to an employee in exchange for a job done. The payment may be calculated as a fixed amount for each task completed or at an hourly or daily rate or based on an easily measured quantity of the job the employee has done. Merits of Hourly Wages. Disadvantages of Hourly Wages.

?? 7 Things Hourly Workers Are Looking for Today

Branch Mesenger

This Shiftonomics explores how companies are rethinking how we use spaces, the latest benefits employers like Chipotle and Target are offering to attract and retain their hourly employees, and what hourly workers are looking for today. Plus, highlights from our inaugural Branch Report, which takes a look at what hourly employees value most across work, finances, and lifestyle preferences. ?? 7 Things Hourly Workers Are Looking for Today. ??Chipotle

Living Wages in 2016 – How Do Employers Respond?

Astron Solutions

Seven months have passed since New York State’s minimum wage increased to $9.00 per hour, while the “fast food” minimum wage increased to $9.75 across most of the state, and to $10.50 If you do not work in the restaurant industry, or in New York State, you may think this change doesn’t affect you. In this issue of Astronology®, Astron Solutions discusses the challenges these new increases present to employers outside the fast food industry.

Will recent pay increases for minimum wage workers affect those in higher earning brackets?

Compensation Today

Co-written by Mykkah Herner, PayScale Comp Specialist and Tess C.Taylor, Founder of HR Knows Around the nation, large corporations are taking the minimum wage issue to heart by instituting salary increases for their most underpaid workers. Companies like McDonald’s, Wal-Mart, Target, and TJX, the parent company of TJ Maxx and Marshalls, have announced plans to raise wages by as much as $1 or more per hour, with more raises coming for the beginning of 2016.

“5 Things We Need To Do To Close The Gender Wage Gap”, with Megan McCann, CEO of McCann Partners

Thrive Global

Studies show that women are less likely to apply for a position if they don’t feel like they qualify or haven’t completed all the requirements. I had the pleasure of interviewing Megan McCann. Megan is the CEO of leading IT recruitment firm McCann Partners , which she founded in 2011.

“Online Shopping.” with Jayneel Patel

Thrive Global

I believe that there won’t be a complete transformation towards online shopping but e-commerce will become omnichannel. Both online and offline channels have their own conveniences that should not be seen as exclusively exploitable opportunities.

Hiring in a talent crisis: Money, perks and rapid onboarding

CLO Magazine

Businesses may be eager to reopen and get back to work, but the employees they’ve long relied on aren’t turning up – and it has transformed the labor marketplace. million job openings at the end of June, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). Spread the word.

The Daily Rundown: Gen Z, Gender Wage Gap, Benefits of Small Business Saturday

Zenefits

New Kids on the Block: Gen Zers looking for work . Hiring managers, take note: the kids of Generation Z are all grown up and ready to work — all 65 million of them. The Number: 1997. Georgia home to the largest gender wage gap for entrepreneurs. The good news?

Tired of Employee Turnover? Increase Retention with this Easy to Implement Cost-Free Solution

Payactiv

The numbers continue to inflate, the need to differentiate yourself from competitors is more important every year, and the cost associated with turnover can debilitate or even cripple a company. Company morale often takes a hit and a lack of engagement can burden the office.

Starting a business in another country: Learn from those who did it

Workable

A stark reality for companies operating in today’s economic environment is the need – or opportunity, rather – to establish an international presence in the marketplace. Know the cultural norms. This includes benefits, perks and other potential motivators in the workplace.

Why the DOL’s federal contractor paid sick leave rules matter for all employers

Ohio Employer's Law

Last week, the Department of Labor rolled out its final regulations mandating paid sick leave for the employees of federal contractors. According to the DOL, Once fully implemented, more than one million employees of federal contractors will be covered. At the highest of levels, the rule mandates that covered workers earn up to 56 hours (7 work days) of paid sick leave annually. Additionally, the DOL has published various resources: The final rule itself.

How (and Why) to Build a Culture of Respect for Your Service Workers

Avilar

Front-line service workers have long-faced chronically low wages, undesirable work hours, and limited benefits. In the face of such pervasive lack of respect, is it any wonder that front-line service workers are seeking new job opportunities? Wages? Hours? Enough!

HR, Training and the ‘Gig’ Economy

HRExecutive

New survey data finds few organizations are investing in their employees’ training and development these days, and I’m beginning to think the “gig economy” may have something to do with it. For those companies that are providing training, only 35 percent are offering career development opportunities online. And, according Saba, the majority of employees (57 percent) are simply getting their training from “on the job” experience.

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Training and Balance are Key at the Best Workplaces in Retail

Great Place to Work

Leading retailers treat their people better, and employees give a lot more back to the company. Front-line workers in the shopping sector have scored some meaningful victories of late. The Mall of America will remain closed this Thanksgiving for the first time since 2012. That echoes actions by the New York attorney general and a similar law passed in San Francisco two years ago. Learn how you can become Great Place to Work® Certified.

CEO’s Letter: RP-Oh-No

HRO Today

This month we rank the best providers in the industry with our annual RPO Baker’s Dozen Customer Satisfaction Ratings ™. If you asked me my opinion about the near future, I would tell you I am both ebullient and apprehensive. And all roads lead to wage inflation.

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. But the data are starting to come in – hooray! In this Astronology®, part one of a three-part review of 2021 compensation planning projections, we will share what we have learned to date. The Foundation: The U.S.

May BLS Report: Job Growth is Back on Track

Hireology

The Bureau of Labor Statistics’ monthly Employment Situation revealed that the unemployment rate is once again on the decline, dropping from 6.1% As restrictions continue to ease with over 40% of the U.S. million women left the labor force.

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What Happens to the “Average” Worker When Average Work is Obsolete?

Cornerstone On Demand

The concept of work is getting re-worked. As automated technology continues to replace human labor, the traditional definition of "average" work is becoming outdated. The skills required to get and keep a job are changing dynamically and continuously. For at least the last decade, their perception has been that the pace of technology was too fast. With a changing of the guard in the workforce, a new norm is developing in the career landscape.

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11 trends that will shape HR in 2021

HRExecutive

This year has upended the priorities of most HR leaders, as they had to quickly navigate everything from remote-work culture to legal concerns about the COVID-19 vaccine. Kropp recently shared his top predictions of the trends that will shape the world of HR in 2021: 1.

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Business law basics for HR: 8 things every HR professional needs to know

Business Management Daily

Business law isn’t just for lawyers, HR professionals also need to know the basics. From the Constitution to contracts and employment law, here are some top do’s and don’ts. The constitutional basics of business law. Because the U.S. The U.S.

Trouble Hiring? Creative Ways to Attract New Workers in a Tight Labor Market

Zenefits

As business owners compete with unprecedented talent shortages and enhanced unemployment benefits, finding talent is becoming a full-time job. For small businesses, competing with large corporations that offer cash just to show up for an interview is not an option. The end is nigh.

A ‘Chief Happiness Officer’ on How to Keep Employees by Keeping Them Happy

Visier - Talent Acquisition

In the midst of the unprecedented and voluntary labor exodus, will companies embrace the incredible opportunity to reimagine the way they treat, employ, and pay their hourly workers? She credits happiness as the key to a successful business. .

Managing employee attendance with data our Attendance Platform.

Call Experts

Today, to manage your team, you must integrate the most powerful tools that can support the needs and questions of your management and team members. . Does your team have the employee attendance data they need to make decisions? . Wages paid to absent employees.

Learning Opportunity: FREE #HR and #Payroll eSymposium

HR Bartender

Check out the latest research from The Workforce Institute at Kronos how employees across the globe view their relationship with work. Part one, “ The Case for a 4-Day Workweek? explores how employees spend their time on the clock and if the standard 40-hour workweek is most effective. The eSymposium is designed to bring HR and payroll pros education on the topics we deal with most. Now, I couldn’t list the entire agenda.

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?

How to Attract Female Employees to Your Company – and Retain Them!

Avilar

For decades, companies such as IBM, Genentech, and Salesforce have been held up as models for attracting, retaining, and developing female talent – and promoting gender equity in the workplace. . Why make the extra effort to include women? workforce for only the second time in history.

What is a PEO? – Top 10 FAQs Business Owners Have About PEOs

Prism HR

It’s your responsibility to ensure your employees are paid on time, stay safe throughout the workday, and have access to benefits like workers’ compensation, health insurance, and 401k. Using a PEO to outsource HR lets you focus on your mission and operations to deliver the best products and services to your clients. In this blog, we’ll discuss the top 10 FAQs business owners have about professional employer organizations (PEOs). How does the PEO model work?

6 performance management tactics that never grow old

HR Morning

It is not a secret that HR is plays an important role in the success of any organization, as better organizational performance translates to more profit. It is for this very reason that employee managers have tried different ways to push the capabilities of their human resources.

Seven Papers at Economics Conference Draw on Burning Glass Data

Burning Glass Technologies

Seven academic papers using Burning Glass job-postings data, including two by Burning Glass Chief Economist Bledi Taska, were presented at the American Economic Association’s annual conference this past weekend. For more information about the papers and the conference visit ASSA 2020.

#HotInHR: Tech Firms Hoard Talent, Millennial Workplace Trends 2017, Creepy Employer Data Practices?

Advos

Every Monday we send a summary of the previous week’s funding announcements, mergers, acquisitions, and partnership news from the HR technology, recruitment, talent management and employee benefits space. Tech firms shell out to hire and hoard talent – The Economist. As tech firms battle to hire and hoard talented employees with huge pay packages, Silicon Valley may be changed for the worse. Millennials will continue to rapidly change the workplace in 2017.

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it’s your Friday good news

Ask a Manager

He had recently applied for several jobs that all went up at once (that he was qualified for – these weren’t stretch positions) and when he didn’t even get a response from the recruiters, he decided to start applying externally. which I pulled right from the site.

4 Ways We Can Fix a Broken Workforce Opportunity System

Workday

2020 has been a year filled with many challenges and uncertainties, whether it's the loss of Black lives, unemployment, or the impacts of the coronavirus. By no means are these challenges going to be easy to solve, but I’m confident in the common good of humanity.