Features to Help Support Wage and Hour Compliance Efforts When Adding Flex Work Options

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Are flex work options the key to employee happiness, engagement, and even greater productivity? They can create new ways for employees to engage with the workplace. There may also a be wage and hour compliance concerns to keep in mind. Read the Report.

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. Department of Labor Wage and Hour Division Opinion Letters, which the DOL released yesterday.

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

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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.

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

Timekeeping Integration - The Key to Compliance

Speaker: Cynthia Hoyt, Regional Sales Director, Southland Data Processing

You hear about them almost every day. Another ruling on a wage and hour class action law suit. As an HR Professional, how can you know it all, and how can you help ensure that your company is in compliance? Today, more than ever, accurate timekeeping is the key to compliance. Tracking employees' time on paper just isn't cutting it, and you could be left holding a timebomb. ready to explode at any minute.

Bed, Bath & Beyond Learns Wage and Hour Compliance Is No Bed of Roses

HR Daily Advisor

Exempt vs. nonexempt is a question that continues to trip up even the most sophisticated employers. With overtime claims on the rise, employers can’t afford to hide under the covers when it comes to understanding the rules of employee classification.

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.

How to Avoid Wage and Hour Violations

Paycor

Compliance Isn’t a Given. Maintaining compliance with hundreds of rules and regulations at the federal, state and local levels is tough. But making sure your minimum wage and overtime pay follows federal and state wage and hour laws is important. The U.S.

4 key steps to maintaining HR compliance

HRExecutive

These days, managing HR compliance is like a game of Whac-A-Mole. Furthermore, the perils of noncompliance are fierce: fines, penalties, potential class-action lawsuits—not to mention the hit to your company’s reputation. See also: Compliance issues continue to concern employers.

9th Circuit Adopts Workweek as Proper Measure for Minimum Wage Compliance

HR Daily Advisor

Following the lead of several other courts of appeals and the long-held position of the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL), the U.S. For example, for certain defined activities such as training and meetings, employees were paid on a normal hourly basis.

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 .

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. Unlike employees, contractors are not under direction, can be available for other jobs, and exercise the right to control their own work.

Compliance Update: DOL Announces Required 2016 Minimum Wage Rates

Berkshire Associates

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) has announced the 2016 minimum wage requirements for contractors covered by Executive Order (EO) 13658. This EO is enforced by DOL’s Wage and Hour Division. Compensation Compliance HR Training

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. Unfortunately, the consequences can be dire, as was the case with Ecolab Inc.,

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.

I come bearing HR-compliance gifts for you today

The Employer Handbook

And, over a cup of coffee, we had the chance to hang out of a bit to discuss the Phillies, employment law, and blogging. Amy emailed me yesterday to ask if I had ever seen the JAN Workplace Accommodation Toolkit. Disability Wage and Hour

Compliance Issues, #MeToo Movement Impact Employers

HRWatchdog

Do you have the same compliance concerns as the employers in this survey? The survey, released May 8, found that employers’ primary concern is the U.S. The post Compliance Issues, #MeToo Movement Impact Employers appeared first on HRWatchdog by Jessica Mulholland.

Wage retaliation is a big “NO-NO”

OmegaHR Solutions

Wage theft is a crime as is retaliation for someone reporting it. I received just such a comment on a blog post the other day. The employee complained that their check was not correct. The unhappy boss then did not schedule the employee for a full week. The remedy.

Working interviews: How hiring trend can cause compliance issues

HR Morning

News flash: The feds don’t like it when you bring in “applicants” for a “working interview” – and then refuse to pay them for the work they perform. The lesson is going to cost a Nashville dental practice $50,000 after a settlement in federal district court. The cardinal rule.

Managing HR Compliance in the Age of Technology

Get Hppy

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. Compliance challenges. Compliance software.

Minimum Wage Increases for 2017

Berkshire Associates

Pay equality and “living wages” continue to be an important issue in the United States. Under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) the federal minimum wage has remained the same since 2009 at $7.25 per hour. Compensation Compliance HR Training

Protect Your Restaurant from Wage and Hour Violations

Paycor

The hospitality industry (particularly restaurants) faces more wage and hour violations than any other industry. According to the DOL, that’s nine times more than any other industry. And knowing the intricacies of state laws can be a full-time job.

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.

The Top 6 Critical Concerns of HR Compliance

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.

Can I Focus on Compliance and Still Be a Good Employer? [Podcast]

UpstartHR

HR compliance is a necessary evil in the workplace. Rarely do employers make it to the top of the “best employers” lists by handling FMLA or DOL regulations well. In today’s podcast discussion , I get the answers to these questions and others by interviewing Mike Haberman, one of the HR industry’s best resources for staying on top of compliance and labor requirements. General Legal Compliance We're Only Human

4 tricky areas of employer compliance

Genesis HR Solutions

If you’re conducting business in multiple work states, you can count on the fact that you’ll have to deal with more challenges than a single-state employer. In this article, we examine four common—but tricky—areas of employer compliance you should be aware of (and what to do about them).

Resolution of Wage Violations Not Necessarily Ensured Under DOL’s PAID Pilot Program

HR Daily Advisor

A new pilot program announced by the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) in early March provides employers with renewed hope that the agency is changing its approach from strict regulatory enforcement to encouraging voluntary compliance and minimizing litigation.

Understanding Minimum Wage (Updated for 2020)

Zenefits

Federal minimum wage laws have been in effect for more than 90 years, but many small and midsize businesses (SMBs) don’t fully understand what the law encompasses. What is the federal minimum wage? Today, the federal minimum wage is set at $7.25 per 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.

#SHRM19 Interview with Robert Boonin, Esq., Wage and Hour Geek & Guru

SHRM

If you are headed to the 2019 SHRM Annual Conference & Exposition (#SHRM19), plan ahead. I recently had the pleasure of interviewing Robert Boonin, Esq. 1) Prepare for the new salary level!

California Wage Theft Case Leads to Landmark Criminal Conviction

HRWatchdog

The California Labor Commissioner’s office has announced that a San Diego restaurant wage theft investigation resulted in the restaurant owner’s conviction and two years of jail time for grand theft and labor violations. Learn more about what HRCalifornia can do for you.

Federal Minimum Wage Under Executive Order 13658 Set To Increase

Berkshire Associates

Executive Order 13658 requires that employers with certain federal construction and service contracts pay employees performing “work on or associated with the contracts” at least the Federal Minimum Wage for Contractors. per hour to $10.20 per hour.

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. Read the White Paper.

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. Enhancing outreach to stakeholders for the DOL’s enforcement agencies. Instead, the OCI should be seen as complementary to the DOL’s enforcement arm. The post New U.S.

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.

Changing Employees from Salaried to Hourly

FingerCheck

Due to the updated overtime law , salaried workers earning under $47,476 will be entitled to overtime come December 1st. Depending on the demands of their workload however, many salaried workers do perform well over 40 hours per week during busy time or peak seasons throughout the year.

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.

USDOL announces a new compliance tool

OmegaHR Solutions

A new FLSA tool is available from the USDOL. The U.S. They have released a new compliance tool that will make it easier for employers to determine if they are doing the right things when it comes to overtime, proper pay and other issues from the Fair Labor Standards Act.

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