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.

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.

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?? 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.

Farmworkers average 15 overtime hours per week, study shows

Tsheets

In a recent industry overtime study published by TSheets by QuickBooks, we learned that many workers around the country are putting in long days. In the last year, 28% of events managers recorded an average of 52.7 hours per week, while 33% of developers and IT professionals recorded 47.4 hours on the clock each week. As a time tracking company, TSheets is in a unique position to track and study employee hours. In the last year: .

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.

“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.

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?

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.

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.

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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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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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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?

Are Unemployment Benefits Making Hiring Impossible? 4 Tips to Attract Employees

Zenefits

According to the National Federation of Independent Businesses’ March 2021 Jobs Report , 42% of small businesses surveyed can’t find the help they need. Why it’s hard for small businesses to compete with unemployment benefits. Struggling to keep the lights on”.

HRMS Success: How To Manage Human Resources In 2021

SwipeClock

Welcome to the Swipeclock guide to Human Resources Management Systems for small businesses ! A 5-Step Guide to Choosing the Right HRMS. A Human Resources Management System (HRMS) is the most effective small business HR software for hourly workforces. The good news?

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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How to Improve Your Onboarding Process (COVID & Remote Work Issues for 2021)

SwipeClock

Start the new year by aligning onboarding with carefully-considered policies. Let’s discuss the issues that affect new hire onboarding. We will discuss the following broad Human Resources categories. The Human Part of Onboarding. Can the employee use personal equipment?

How to Buy Employee Time Clocks For Small Business in 2021: The All-Encompassing Guide

SwipeClock

You found the most comprehensive guide to employee time clocks on the web. If you have a small business and need a time clock, you’ve come to the right place. Here’s a review of the types of employee clocks for SMBs: Card Punch Time and Attendance Clocks. hours.

10 Steps to a Successful Hiring Process: A Hiring Process Checklist For Small Businesses

Prism HR

Adhering to well-defined hiring process steps will help your business find, hire, and keep the best employees. Following this hiring process checklist will help your business to level the recruiting playing field. Learn More. Learn more about what is an ATS? The U.S.

Case Study: Call Center

SwipeClock

This was the goal of our example company, a customer service center which had launched eight years previously with one healthcare client. In optimizing human capital, the organization had four specific goals: Increase precision of scheduling to maximize employee efficiency.

When Should Employees Return to Work After COVID-19?

Best Money Moves

Reducing the risk of COVID-19 when reopening the workplace is the number one priority for employers and it’s hard to stay current with the latest recommendations. At least 24 hours have passed since resolution of fever without the use of fever-reducing medications and.

The Value of Employee Incentive Programs for Manufacturing

Achievers - Recruiting

Even though the manufacturing sector pays an average hourly wage of $29.34 , good workers are hard to find. Jobs in this sector require high levels of skill, training and the ability to use new technologies, and applicants simply don’t have the right skills manufacturers need.

it’s your Friday good news

Ask a Manager

I was working in a job for almost a decade that gave me valuable experience in the working world, and more than decent pay and benefits, but was otherwise awful for my mental health. They even fought to convince me by increasing their salary offer past the already-exceeded range.

Small Business Leaders: 3 Tips for Recruiting and Retaining New Employees in 2018

HR Daily Advisor

As a small business owner, you’re living proof that the American Dream is still alive and well. You’ve taken the risks, made few enough mistakes to successfully grow your business, and now you find yourself fully engaged in a war for the kind of talent that will take your business to the next level. The first thing that any hiring manger or business owner needs to understand about attracting talent is what today’s job seekers care about. Competitive Wages.

How to Buy Employee Time Clocks For Small Business in 2020: The All-Encompassing Guide

SwipeClock

You found the most comprehensive guide to employee time clocks on the web. How The Right Employee Time Clock Will Increase Retail Profitability. The Benefits of Biometric Time Clocks. On January 1, 2020, the new overtime rule took effect. Eleven of them are hourly.

Capturing the Untapped Market: Skeptical Enrollees

Burning Glass Technologies

Over one-third of all adults have taken work-related classes or training in the last 12 months. With nearly 250 million adults in the United States, that means there are 89 million adults actively pursuing education opportunities to advance their careers. That’s a huge pool of potential students – more than five times the number of students currently enrolled in postsecondary institutions. Repeat this process for the program’s list of knowledge as well as abilities.

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