Massachusetts Gender & Racial Wage Gap Persists, Despite the Equal Pay Act

Trusaic

The gender gap in Massachusetts showcases the occupational differences that can complicate pay equity, even with the changes to state law. Bar employers from retaliating against employees exercising their rights under the law; and. The Essential Worker Pay Gap.

Your Pay Data Reporting Questions Answered

Trusaic

Earlier this year we spoke in a webinar on pay data reporting with Hacking HR. The focus of our presentation related to California’s SB 973 and the employee pay data reporting requirements. . Q: My organization has 200 employees in the U.S., Pay data reporting

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Latinas Face a Lifetime of Gender Wage Gap Across the U.S.

Trusaic

As the electoral returns trickled in last week, the eyes of the nation watched as new demographics carved out a new constituency, and much was said about the Latino vote. This dire gender wage gap underscores the broader pay equity issues within the U.S.,

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

Trusaic

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. .

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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Are You Ready? EEO-1 Pay Data Filing Deadline Approaching Quickly

Trusaic

The deadline to file the 2017 and 2018 Component 2 pay data required for EEO-1 reporting for 2019 is fast approaching. The pay data information must be filed with the U.S. Reconcile any missing data. That includes identifying missing/unavailable data.

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Unequal Pay and Unequal Opportunities: New Data On the Gender Wage Gap

Workology

A new study by Payscale adds depth to the gender wage gap discussion. Forget the 78 cents on the dollar statistic; it’s 30 years out of date. They peg the current controlled wage gap at 2.7% and the uncontrolled wage gap at 25.6%. To arrive at the controlled wage gap, Payscale compared wages in identical jobs: HR Manager to HR Manager. They also controlled for education, experience, location, and hours worked.

Essential Workers, Higher Wages, Value Creation and Work Design

Compensation Cafe

The path to value creation, according to a number of private equity executives (like the one who wrote this Harvard Business Review article) , is through return on invested capital (ROIC). And yet, at least according to his data, few CEOs are skilled at capital allocation.

What Is Earned Wage Access and How Does It Benefit Your Business?

Payactiv

There are many great benefits to Earned Wage Access, but what is it and how can it benefit your business and your employees? Did you know that here in the United States—the richest and most independent country the world has ever known—millions of Americans are living paycheck-to-paycheck ?

New Data Shows Educators Work 11 Hours Overtime per Week

Tsheets

This Teacher Appreciation Day, the proof is in the timesheets. According to the Pew Research Center , US primary school children spend an average of 943 hours in the classroom each year, while secondary school children receive another 1,016 hours of instructional time. All told, by the time they graduate high school, a child will have spent around 11,700 hours of their life — over 12,000 if they attended kindergarten — learning from various teachers.

How to Win Back & (Re)Value the Wage Workers Lost During the Pandemic

Visier - Talent Acquisition

Service industry workers were laid off en masse in 2020, but many who have come back are now voluntarily walking out the door again citing low pay and a lack of appreciation shown by employers. And the reasons? When the money isn’t worth the risk.

What Happens with Federal Pay Data Reporting May Prompt State Action

Trusaic

The preparation of the 2019 EEO-1 Report is over for the employers who have acted diligently to meet the September 30 deadline to submit their Component 2 EEO-1 report filings with the U.S. You can learn more about the history of the case by clicking here.

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How to keep track of payroll hours with an Excel Spreadsheet

SwipeClock

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. ?

National Living Wage

SumTotal

This month the National Living Wage increased and will continue to do so until 2020 when it is projected to rise to at least £9 per hour, as detailed in the initial 2016 agreement. This will result in a significant number of implications but the primary impact will be on hourly workers. The substantial HR challenges the National Living Wage regulations present should not be underestimated.

Leading Hourly Workforce Transformation in a Post-Pandemic World

Ascentis

In February 2020, global labor markets experienced a dramatic shock due to the novel coronavirus, with millions of workers either losing their job or shifting to remote work. However, returning to the workplace is going to look much different in the post-pandemic world. Learning.

7 HR Data Sets for People Analytics

Analytics in HR

HR data sets are rare finds. In this article, I will list the 7 best HR data sets available online. In addition to the data set, I will also list the challenges in the data. This can be a potential analysis or something to look out for in the data. We strongly advocate using data and statistics as a means to an end. In analytics we want to contribute to solving business issues using data and statistics.

The $22 Billion Cost of Wage Theft

Tsheets

Wage theft happens more than you think — could automated timesheets be the solution for fair compensation? The employee-employer relationship is founded on a delicate balance of mutual trust. The employer trusts the employee to work when they’re supposed to work, and the employee trusts the employer to pay them fairly for the work they do. In the case of workplace misconduct, the door swings both ways. hours or $1,491.25

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

Ohio Employer's Law

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. labor relations wage and hour

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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Retain Top Hourly Employees with Financial Inclusion in the Workplace

Branch Mesenger

Employees often seek employers who can help them get ahead, and hourly employees are no different. Providing inclusive financial services in your business could be the first step in improving employee retention and performance. While hourly rates and overtime pay prove decisive for most hourly workers, varying schedules and income stand in the way of their financial goals. For employers, the hourly setup ensures that you don't pay for unnecessary time.

7 HR Data Sets for People Analytics

Analytics in HR

HR data sets are rare finds. In this article, I will list the 7 best HR data sets available online. In addition to the data set, I will also list the challenges in the data. This can be a potential analysis or something to look out for in the data. We strongly advocate using data and statistics as a means to an end. In analytics we want to contribute to solving business issues using data and statistics.

DFEH Adds New Guidance for SB 973 Reporting Due on March 31

Trusaic

California’s Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH) recently released additional FAQs to assist employers in submitting pay data reporting under SB 973 to the DFEH. In early November 2020, the DFEH initially issued FAQs to provide guidance of California’s pay data reporting.

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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.

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.

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: .

Managing employee attendance with data our Attendance Platform.

Call Experts

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.

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.

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. The post What’s Changing with Workplace Data Collection?

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.

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.

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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Time Tracking For Hourly and Temp Agency Workers

Mitrefinch

With the holiday season right around the corner, thousands of companies are frantically searching for temporary employees to help them fulfill the burst in consumer demand that characterizes this time of year. To name just a few examples, the shipping giant UPS is set to hire an additional 100,000 employees while the retail clothing store GAP has its sights on hiring at least 30,000 additional employees for the holiday shopping season.