Massachusetts wage and hour laws you need to know

Genesis HR Solutions

As an employer in the Commonwealth, you need to understand the complexities specific to Massachusetts salary laws, hiring, and employing workers. Massachusetts Wage And Hour Laws: 2020 & Beyond. Minimum Wage. per hour. The minimum wage will increase $0.75

How the Cloud Can Help You Stay Compliant with Wage & Hour Laws

nettime solutions

For many professionals, the phrase “cloud-based computing” has become synonymous with business-as-usual, and the promises that come with the cloud, such as rapid deployment, faster services, and greater connectivity, are baked into many modern work environments.

Compliance Conundrum: 6 HR Compliance Concerns to Consider

HR Topics

There is so much to get done in a day – who really has time to keep up with all the HR compliance concerns? Employees can file a complaint with government agencies online in a few clicks. Top 6 HR Compliance Concerns That Lead to Litigation. I-9 Compliance .

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.

Two Compliance Issues every HR professional should know and teach to managers

OmegaHR Solutions

I have come across a number of “must-know” lists in the past couple of weeks. Perhaps this is an artifact of the time of year, getting a fresh start phenomenon. These are the things that I think all good professionals must know. Anti-discrimination. Wage and hour.

The Seven Biggest HCM Compliance Issues of 2017

Ceridian

As we wrap up 2017, it is time to reflect on the year’s major compliance issues in the human capital management world. Below is a summary of the important compliance issues along with highlights of where changes took place over the course of the year.

How to Assemble an Ideal Compliance Team

CIC Plus

But hiring the right people, to do the right things, to get and stay HR compliant takes work. And the right planning. We’re sharing some tips with you on how to assemble the right compliance team as your company grows. Have you had compliance issues in the past?

How to Assemble an Ideal Compliance Team

CIC Plus

But hiring the right people, to do the right things, to get and stay HR compliant takes work. And the right planning. We’re sharing some tips with you on how to assemble the right compliance team as your company grows. Have you had compliance issues in the past?

Is Travel Time Compensable for Technicians Paid on an Hourly Basis?

HR Daily Advisor

As we previously reported , last week the U.S. Important questions were addressed regarding the interplay of the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) and the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and the compensability of travel time for nonexempt employees.

[eBook] The Comprehensive HR Compliance Guide

Synergy

From the ACA, FLSA and FMLA to ADA, ADEA, EEOC, GINA, and more, it’s enough to make your head spin. Unfortunately, there are frequent new additions and amendments to these legislative acts and processes, and the cost of skipping over them all is extreme. Wage & Hour.

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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. Reduces the complexity.

How a Payroll Provider Can Help You Maintain Compliance

Hireology

Keeping up with constantly changing state and federal compliance regulations can be a never-ending cycle, and employers can face steep fines or lawsuits for common human error mistakes. Below, we’ve outlined several compliance regulations the right payroll provider can help you track.

5 labor law compliance challenges in changing times

Insperity

Labor law compliance is a big deal for businesses of all sizes. When it comes to labor and employment laws, change is the only constant business leaders can expect. From paid family leave and hiring to safety and sick leave – and all the many points in between – federal, state and local governments are forever changing what constitutes a company’s responsibility to its workers. The District of Columbia, as well as many cities and counties, have also joined this trend.

Best Practices for Your Dealership to Maintain Employee Compliance

Hireology

Keeping up with constantly changing state and federal employee compliance regulations can be a never-ending cycle for your HR team, but your dealership can face steep fines or lawsuits for common human error mistakes. Hiring Process Compliance. Payroll & Tax Compliance.

Best Practices for Your Dealership to Maintain Employee Compliance

Hireology

Keeping up with constantly changing state and federal employee compliance regulations can be a never-ending cycle for your HR team, but your dealership can face steep fines or lawsuits for common human error mistakes. Hiring Process Compliance. Payroll & Tax Compliance.

Best Practices for Your Dealership to Maintain Employee Compliance

Hireology

Keeping up with constantly changing state and federal employee compliance regulations can be a never-ending cycle for your HR team, but your dealership can face steep fines or lawsuits for common human error mistakes. Hiring Process Compliance. Payroll & Tax Compliance.

What your business can do NOW to prepare for the DOL ‘Blacklisting’ rules and guidance.

The Employer Handbook

In 2014, President Obama signed the Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces Executive Order. Folks like me on the management-side refer to this Order as the Blacklisting rules. Who is covered by the Blacklisting rules? When do the Blacklisting rules commence? So, the U.S.

State Minimum Wage Increases for 2018 (Map)

HR Daily Advisor

Minimum wage increases will affect numerous states across the country in January 2018. . 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 2018 is $10.35 per hour. Loading… State Minimum Wage Changes Effective December 31, 2017.

Train for Compliance—More Manager Actions that Can Risk Lawsuits

HR Daily Advisor

In yesterday’s Advisor , we reviewed the first 17 of our list of 27 management actions that can increase your company’s risk of being sued; today, we present the final 10 manager/supervisor actions that you must be training against. Learn More.

3 Steps to Protect Information While Leveraging Social Media

HR Daily Advisor

The number of companies maintaining a corporate presence on social media rose from 34% in 2008 to 77% in 2013 according to SHRM Survey Findings: Social Networking Website and Recruiting/Selection. partner with the law firm of Faegre Baker Daniels LLP.,

What your business can do NOW to prepare for the DOL ‘Blacklisting’ rules and guidance.

The Employer Handbook

In 2014, President Obama signed the Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces Executive Order. Folks like me on the management-side refer to this Order as the Blacklisting rules. Who is covered by the Blacklisting rules? When do the Blacklisting rules commence? So, the U.S.

Bookmark This: Seven Resources to Answer Some of Your Employment Questions

The Employer Handbook

As I was getting caught up on last week’s email, I came across a News Release from the U.S. In this Release, the DOL touted “cross-agency effort complements the Department’s enforcement activities by strengthening and innovating compliance assistance outreach.”

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. The Right to Protection for Employees.

New California Employment Laws Affect Businesses in 2018 and Beyond

HRWatchdog

The California Chamber of Commerce today released the list of new employment laws scheduled to take effect in 2018 and beyond that will affect California employers’ daily operations and policies. A new law that expands mandatory sexual harassment prevention training.

Protect Your Business: How to Avoid the Most Common Discrimination Charge

Insperity

In 2014, nearly 43 percent of all discrimination complaints filed nationwide with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission accused employers of retaliation. And according to the EEOC, the number of findings based on a retaliation claim is outpacing other types of discrimination. Among the reasons people accuse their employer of discrimination, retaliation is the easiest for them to allege and the most challenging for a company to defend.

Employer’s Lawyer in Hot Water After Threatening Worker with Possible Deportation

HR Daily Advisor

Only an employer can violate the minimum wage and overtime provisions of the federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). The dairy, owned by three members of the Angelo family, didn’t complete an I-9 form to establish Fernando’s employment eligibility.

Compliance Checklist: Federal Employment Laws You Need To Know At Every Stage Of Your Company’s Growth

Zenefits

With a fast-growing small business, compliance is just one of many things on your to-do list, behind hiring, improving operations, and fine-tuning your products. Employers must properly classify and pay employees a corresponding minimum wage, while following overtime and child labor standards. Employers may only hire those who can legally work in the United States and must maintain up-to-date I-9 forms for all employees. Learn more about managing small business compliance. .

Are paralegals entitled to overtime under the FLSA? Probably.

The Employer Handbook

Last Friday, I had the honor and privilege of presenting at the Philadelphia Association of Paralegals’ Education Conference. We explored discrimination, disability accommodations, family and medical leave. And then we got to the Fair Labor Standards Act.

Regulatory Rundown: HR Pros Should Be Ready to Act on 3 Compliance Rules

Oracle HCM - Modern HR in the Cloud

It’s still early enough in the election cycle that all bets are off when it comes to knowing who’ll be our next commander in chief in the U.S. There are three regulatory changes in the works that will require additional reporting. To learn more, click here.

Employment laws to watch in 2019

Insperity

A patchwork of state and federal laws was eventually replaced when Congress set minimum age requirements with the Fair Labor Standards Act in 1938. At the turn of the last century, workers had few legal protections from wage theft or unsafe working conditions. From pay equity to transgender rights to anti-bullying, the pendulum is once again swinging in favor of greater protection of employees. Minimum wage. Harassment, discrimination and bullying.

New York Employment Laws Every Business Owner Should Know

Homebase

It’s important to stay up to date on all of the employment laws in your state so that you can maintain compliance in your business. Sick Days: Employers are not required to provide sick leave, but if they do, they must comply with the terms of the established policy. .

Study: HR pros stressed about changing regs, but not where you’d think

HR Morning

While employers are keeping a close eye on ACA-repeal efforts and other changes under the new administration, they’re most concerned about what’s happening in their own backyards. To view the full report, visit. At the local, state level. minimum wage increases (47%).

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2016 Midyear Employment Law Update

HRWatchdog

It’s already been a busy 2016 for employers, with lots of action from the California Legislature, federal and state agencies, local governments and our courts. Discrimination and Harassment. The post 2016 Midyear Employment Law Update appeared first on HRWatchdog by HRWatchdog.

Let’s Talk About Sex … and Salary History

HR Daily Advisor

For 54 years, the Federal Equal Pay Act of 1963 has prohibited employers from discrimination in pay based on sex. Let’s first look at the law. ” Are these exceptions so broad that they swallow the rule entirely? What’s the reasoning behind these new prohibitions?

Do You Pay Your Interns? Six Questions That Can Help You Decide

TLNT: The Business of HR

The short answer – probably. It’s safe to assume that as more and more unpaid interns hear about the lawsuits, they could jump on the bandwagon. Three separate bills have been proposed in the past month to prevent workplace discrimination against unpaid interns.

Louisiana Employment Laws Business Owners Should Know 

Homebase

It’s important to stay up to date on all of the employment laws in your state so that you can maintain compliance in your business. Medical Leave: Employers may be required to provide an employee unpaid leave in accordance with the Family and Medical Leave Act or other federal laws.

District of Columbia Employment Laws Every Business Owner Should Know

Homebase

It’s important to stay up to date on all of the employment laws in your state so that you can maintain compliance in your business. Office of Wage Hour Compliance. The requirements based on business size are as follows: . Minimum Wage. Tipped Wages.