A Pay Data Reporting Checklist for California Employers

Trusaic

SB 973 requires private employers (with a workforce of 100 or more employees) to submit pay data reporting to the Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH). . Number of employees by race, ethiniciy, and sex in each of the pay bands used by the U.S. 2 minute read .

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2021 Pay Data Reporting & Enforcement of the CA Equal Pay Act

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With new pay data reporting legislation underway––and the first annual reporting deadline in March 2021 fast approaching––it’s important to take a look at what SB 973 (California’s Pay Data Reporting) means for employers, not only in terms of reporting but enforcement. .

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Pay Data Reporting is Not Going Away

Trusaic

The business world shook when EEO-1 pay data reporting was reinstated by a federal district court in Washington, D.C. This is a hard deadline—the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) online portal will be closed to employers following that date.

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4 HR compliance considerations for remote employees

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The COVID-19 pandemic accelerated many workplace trends that had been in motion for years, including the growing use of cloud-based tools, like videoconferencing, to connect employees regardless of location. Global Workplace Analytics estimated that over half the U.S.

How to keep track of payroll hours with an Excel Spreadsheet

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The spreadsheet eliminates the hassle of trying to read or interpret employee time-punch data. Not only are clock-in and clock-out times available and easy to read, but break times and total shift hours are also easy to read. Prepare the spreadsheet for use.

Protect Your Restaurant from Wage and Hour Violations

Paycor

The hospitality industry (particularly restaurants) faces more wage and hour violations than any other industry. In fact, throughout 2017, the Department of Labor (DOL) received over 7,000 wage and hour claims from the hospitality industry, recovering more than $483 million in back wages for employees for issues like off-the-clock work, failure to pay overtime wages and misclassifying employees.

Minimum Wage, Maximum Pressure: The Journey Toward $15/Hour

Ascentis

On April 27, 2021, President Biden signed a new Executive Order, “ Increasing the Minimum Wage for Federal Contractors.” The timing of this new E.O. No one … working 40 hours a week should live below the poverty line.”. per hour. ?

Managing HR Compliance in the Age of Technology

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Compliance may not be the rock star of HR tasks, but it is the one that is necessary to keep the band together. Without compliance, businesses are at risk of fines, lawsuits, bankruptcy, and closure. Research by Forrester concluded that businesses who do not effectively manage risk or implement compliance policies are at risk of losing billions of dollars. For many companies, technology has changed the ways in which they manage HR compliance.

Compliance Issues, #MeToo Movement Impact Employers

HRWatchdog

Do you have the same compliance concerns as the employers in this survey? Over the past year, employers’ compliance challenges increased significantly thanks to both an uptick in federal employment law enforcement, and the growing “patchwork” of state and local requirements, according to the 2019 Littler Annual Employer Survey. The survey, released May 8, found that employers’ primary concern is the U.S.

What you can and can’t do when employees discuss wages

Insperity

Can your employees discuss their salaries or wages with their co-workers? In fact, having a policy against it could get you in hot water with the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) because such policies generally violate federal labor law. The National Labor Relations Act protects employees’ rights to discuss conditions of employment, such as safety and pay even if you’re a non-union employer. For example, the NLRB issued a complaint against a diaper supply company in St.

How Employers Can Turn Pay Data Reporting into a Better Business

Trusaic

From Risk to Opportunity: How Employers Can Turn Pay Data Reporting into a Better Business. Workforce data is the fuel that powers engines of innovation and growth in the 21st century. Brief Overview of Pay Data Reporting. Risks Inherent in Pay Data Reports.

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DOL wage/hour agreement with Subway raises legitimate joint-employer concerns

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The Department of Labor recently unveiled an agreement with Subway through which the fast-food giant has agreed to assist its franchisees in their wage-and-hour compliance. According to the DOL. the agreement builds upon the division’s ongoing work to provide technical assistance and training to Subway’s franchisees. Yet, if it looks like a set-up, and smells like a set-up, then, well, you get the rest.

2020 HR Compliance Checklist: Know Your Requirements

Zenefits

Small business owners and HR leaders are working hard to manage the people center of their company while also staying on top of compliance requirements and calendar-based deadlines. Use the following compliance checklist to create your HR policies — or as a way to revamp existing ones.

New U.S. DOL Office Offers Employers Compliance Assistance

HRWatchdog

The DOL wants to help employers comply with federal labor laws. This past week, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) announced that it’s creating a new Office of Compliance Initiatives (OCI) to help companies comply with federal labor laws, prevent violations and extend compliance outreach. Enhancing outreach to stakeholders for the DOL’s enforcement agencies. Instead, the OCI should be seen as complementary to the DOL’s enforcement arm.

Managing employee attendance with data our Attendance Platform.

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Employee attendance data, tracking, and management are a problem for many organizations. 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. . Wages paid to absent employees.

Meeting Healthcare Needs with Advanced Scheduling

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Healthcare in the U.S. has been a hot topic for some time with congressional showdowns, insecurity around costs, and the steps that providers and organizations take to meet the rising tide of need. As a whole, the healthcare industry is growing. In fact, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), healthcare occupations are expected to continue to have the fastest employment growth among all industries through 2024. Read the White Paper.

Wage and Hour Violations are Costly and Avoidable

Insperity

But did you ever think that something as simple as filling out extra hours on a timesheet could hit your bottom line pretty hard? Lying about hours worked or consultants charging for time they didn’t spend on projects can cost small businesses thousands of dollars. And it’s not just the employer that’s impacted. When workers try to pull a fast one by misrepresenting hours worked on their time sheets, customers and co-workers end up as losers too.

What’s Changing with Workplace Data Collection?

Ascentis

Data drives the modern working world in ways that would have been unfathomable not so long ago. No matter your industry or the size of your organization, your employees generate a tremendous amount of information every day. Ensuring compliance and mitigating risk.

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: .

From the archive: Which industries do you think are hit the hardest by FLSA violations?

OmegaHR Solutions

Wage and hour violations cost some industries more than others. Wage violations occur in these industries as much today as they did two years ago. . With the December 1, 2016 deadline for changes in the new overtime regulations a great deal of attention is being focused on the Fair Labor Standards Act. A recent study conducted by TSheets , using Department of Labor data, looks at industries that are hardest hit by wage and hour violations.

Which industries do you think are hit the hardest by FLSA violations?

OmegaHR Solutions

Wage and hour violations cost some industries more than others. With the December 1, 2016 deadline for changes in the new overtime regulations a great deal of attention is being focused on the Fair Labor Standards Act. A recent study conducted by TSheets , using Department of Labor data, looks at industries that are hardest hit by wage and hour violations. Here is the list. #1 That is just the back pay cost.

More Governments are Encouraging Pay Equity Through Transparency

Trusaic

Effective April 2017, the United Kingdom set a global example on the issue of pay equity by requiring organizations to publish 12-month snapshots online accounting for their gender pay gaps. The pay data reports are publicly accessible online.

EEOC Invokes the Information Quality Act for a Third Study of Its Pay Data

Trusaic

The EEOC voted unanimously to defer any use of the EEO-1 Component 2 pay data that it has already collected until 2022 at the earliest. These data reflect employee job category, pay, and hours for 2017 and 2018.

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Ireland to Require Employers to Publish Gender Pay Gap Information

Trusaic

Members of the Irish government have submitted legislation to the national parliament to amend the Employment Equality Act 1998 to provide greater transparency into the country’s gender wage gap. Eventually, the law will apply to employers with 50 or more employees.

Restaurant Time & Attendance Tracking

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You also probably discovered—very quickly—that there was an administrative side to things that involved parts of the business you weren’t particularly fond of, like paperwork, and employment laws, and tracking time and attendance for your restaurant. The dining experience you created led to great reviews, which drove more diners in the doors. As your business grew, so grew the side of your business you weren’t that fond of. Take the Time Theft Quiz.

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.

How technology is helping solve the compliance conundrum

HRExecutive

Keeping up with compliance , a moving target within the human resource space, affects employers of all sizes. They need a partner with expertise that can be leveraged to design a solution for the unique complexities of their business. Turning to the Reporting Channel.

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2019 HR & Compliance Web Summit: Executive Summary

Paycor

Industry experts like Jennifer McClure offered actionable insights and advice on all things HR, from self-care for the HR pro to in-the-news compliance issues. If you missed the live webinars you can watch them on our on-demand webinar page. In the meantime, here’s a quick overview of each session. In today’s business environment only 20% of HR professionals interact with the executive suite. Maintaining compliance for the organization.

Attention Employers: Reinstatement of Revised EEO-1 Pay Data (EEO-2)

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Don’t Miss The 2019 EEO Reporting Deadlines! In March 2019, a federal judge reinstated the requirement for employers to provide pay data in their EEO report. Pay data for your EEO report is due by September 30, 2019 (for 2017 and 2018). The deadline for EEO-1 2018 data is still May 31, 2019. The Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO-1) Report is a mandatory Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) compliance survey. What Is The U.S.

Reliable Time & Attendance for Employees, Managers & Business Owners

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Between the country’s economic growth and the record low unemployment rate of 4.1%, times are looking good for many companies and workers. Now wages are starting to nudge upwards too. According to recent Bureau of Labor Statistics data, average hourly earnings moved up nearly 3% from a year ago. According to the New York Times , along with raises, companies are also enhancing benefits packages, exploring new perks, and even changing the way they recruit.

5 Ways to Mitigate HR Compliance Risk

Paycor

With the compliance landscape constantly changing, it’s no wonder that 33% of employers find keeping up with state regulations across states extremely challenging. Whether you’re an HR leader in a small business or one that employs hundreds of workers, compliance responsibilities fall on your shoulders. Herein lies the challenge for many HR departments (or teams of one): you just don’t have the budget or the resources to manage compliance alone.

Important 2018 EU Labor Law Changes – Part 1

Global Upside

Here are some of the most noteworthy changes and proposed changes to stay on top of in HR and labor law, that we’d like to share. Some of the breakout trends you’ll see across several EU countries include pay equality, data privacy, GDPR rights and regulations, and plans to make the business environment more attractive to startups and foreign investment via friendlier labor laws. Germany is the largest economy in the EU. EU Data Protection.

New Colorado Equal Pay Rules Proposed

Trusaic

Earlier this year, Trusaic highlighted Colorado’s aggressive new equal pay law set to take effect on January 1, 2021, the Equal Pay for Equal Work Act (“EPEWA”). This post specifically focuses on Rule 4 of the new guidance, which concerns employers’ job posting requirements. .

Retail Worker Scheduling

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One essential part of a retail manager’s job is creating the employee schedule. You have to know what the store needs, have a sense of sales trends, and be able to anticipate shopping spikes, all while making sure to keep the wishes of your employees in mind. It depends on who you ask, and what tools the manager is using. The last question is perhaps the most interesting. What happens when the store is short-staffed?

Tips for Making Changes Ahead of the New Overtime Rule

HR Daily Advisor

As of December 1, 2016, the changes to the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) overtime exemptions will go into effect. The main change facing employers is the salary level required for an employee to be considered exempt. Previously, the minimum salary required to meet the exemption requirements for most white-collar exemptions was $455 per week. Tips for Employers Making Changes Ahead of the New Overtime Rule.