Minimum Wage Requirements 101

HR Daily Advisor

Does your organization pay minimum wage for any roles? What about roles that are paid above minimum wage, but still close to it? Did you know this may not be enough to be legal if you’re taking certain deductions off that pay? Let’s take a closer look at some minimum wage basics.

What Does ‘Hours Worked’ Mean?

HR Daily Advisor

Under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), employers must pay employees at least the minimum wage for all hours worked. But what does “hours worked” mean in this context? Does it mean just the hours that the employee is scheduled?

The Casual Workforce: How To Keep Zero-Hour Workers Coming Back

Get Hppy

Earlier this year it was reported that the rise of zero-hour contracts (or ZHCs) has finally reached its peak in Britain. Also read: How Your Company Can Leverage the Gig Economy. Why do people want zero-hour contracts? What are the drawbacks of zero-hour contracts?

Would You Consider Restricting Hours Worked?

HR Daily Advisor

Employers know that there are legal restrictions in terms of the number of hours a nonexempt employee can work before incurring overtime pay. There are also restrictions on the hours a minor can work. Are there restrictions for general work hours?

#HotInHR: Where Was the Pilot On That United Airlines Flight? Ranking Tech Companies on Diversity, CEOs Get Big Pay Raise

HRmarketer

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. Where Was the Pilot On That United Airlines Flight? In the final months of the Obama administration, the Department of Labor filed lawsuits against Google, Oracle and Palantir for hiring discrimination and pay disparities. Term of the Week.

Prepare Now for Upcoming FLSA Exemption Changes

HR Daily Advisor

As most of us are well aware, there are some upcoming changes to the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) that will have an impact on millions of employers nationwide. How to Prepare for the Upcoming Changes. They will require a lot of planning on the part of all affected employers.

Expert’s Top Tips for Training a Retail Workforce for the Holiday Season

SumTotal

Retailers are also facing a tough time filling all the extra positions the holiday season generates. The National Retail Federation (NRF) President and CEO Matthew Shay estimates that retailers will hire 650,000 seasonal workers for the 2018 holiday period, up 10% from 2017.

Workday Podcast: Providing Opportunity Onramps Through Upskilling

Workday

The battle for great talent and skills is stronger than ever. Fall serves as director at Upskill America at the Aspen Institute , an employer-led movement to expand opportunity for America’s workers, and ultimately, improve our economy. If you’re more of a reader, below you’ll find the transcript of our conversation, edited for clarity. Greg Thomas : Consider these two facts about the U.S. Thank you for the opportunity to be here. In the U.S.,

FLSA Basics

HR Daily Advisor

Everyone has heard of it, but not everyone knows exactly what the FLSA regulates. Let’s take a look at the primary regulations imposed by the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), and give a quick overview of what else it covers. What Does the FLSA Cover?

Remote Job Platforms For HR Professionals

New to HR

There exist other categories of remote job platforms and in today’s post, in continuation of the series on “My Experiment Of Working in The Gig Economy”, I will take a look at platforms dedicated to fulltime and/or part-time remote jobs.

#HotInHR: How To Coax Generosity Out Of Your Grumpiest Coworker, Start-Ups Tell Investors: Diversify, or Keep Your Money …

HRmarketer

Every week we send a summary of funding announcements, M&A and partnership news from the HR marketplace. More than 400 tech entrepreneurs and chief executives who have now banded together, in a loose coalition known as Founders for Change, to pressure the venture capital industry to diversify its ranks. The Wharton psychologist has found that people are surprisingly giving when you make it surprisingly easy. Diversity #EmployeeHappiness Click To Tweet. Learn more.

Time Running Out to Comment on Long-Stalled Overtime Rule

HR Daily Advisor

Employers and others have until September 25 to submit comments to shape the rule governing which workers are eligible for overtime pay. Once the deadline passes, employers will face a waiting game before learning what changes may be in store. In late July, the U.S.

5 Ways HR Teams Can Use Technology to Save Time and Reduce Stress

Spark Hire

Human resources professionals are typically advocates of employee wellness in the workplace. However, who’s championing the well-being of HR personnel and looking for ways to help them save time and be more efficient in their work? About the Author.

Three Important Announcements at Workday Opportunity Onramps

Workday

Millions of active job seekers in the U.S. struggle to find positions that offer thriving wages and a career path. We believe deeply that there is talent everywhere, but opportunity is not,” said Ashley Goldsmith, chief people officer at Workday, to an audience that included professionals in human resources, recruiting, diversity and inclusion, and corporate responsibility roles. “We At the same time, millions of jobs go unfilled across the U.S.,

The Risks of Losing an Exemption

HR Daily Advisor

The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) dictates minimum wage and overtime requirements, but it also allows for exemptions when specific requirements are met. As long as all the qualifications within the regulations are met, this all goes as planned.

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. Diversity.

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. For many companies, technology has changed the ways in which they manage HR compliance. This leaves the information open to attack from hackers. Training.

The 100 HR Indicators Every Manager Needs to Know

EmployeeConnect

If you’re like me, you might also be addicted to listicles, these articles in the forms of bullet-points that distil information in a very digestible way. Training & Development #7. of women vs. # of men ratio) Diversity (i.e.

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. per hour.

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Responsibilities of the DOL

HR Daily Advisor

Established in 1913, the Department of Labor (DOL) has legal responsibility over matters related to employment. In practical terms, this means the DOL is responsible to enforce around 180 laws that relate to working conditions and terms of employment in the United States.

Ready or Not, Here Comes Generation Z

Cornerstone On Demand

For managers still trying to figure out the Millennials, I have some disturbing news. With this addition to the workforce, we now have 18-year-olds and 80-somethings and all ages in-between seeking employment. The families of Generation Z come in all colors and sizes.

Leadership Aspiration Gender Gap Exists In Millennial Workforce

SAP Innovation

Women in the millennial workforce have lower aspirations to secure top jobs and less confidence in their leadership skills than their male counterparts, according to a recent report from Deloitte. Evidence of this millennial gender gap came from the 2015 Millennial Survey. The wage gap.

2019 Regulation Changes and In-House Executive Search

Thrive TRM

Regulations can come from the federal government or from state and local governments—and while generally, these three do not contradict each other, the regulations at each level can differ. The Current State of Recruiting Regulations.

Hiring Trends That Will Shape 2019

Branch

The world of work is changing very quickly. Over the next few weeks, we’ll be examining some of the trends that are currently impacting the workforce, from hiring to the impacts of artificial intelligence. Thursday, January 17 -- Hourly Workers.

Stop Spying on Social Media

HRExecutive

Ten of his colleagues saw this post, and it eventually made its way to his manager, Robert McSweeney, the target of the vehemence. Three days later, Perez deleted the post—but the damage had already been done and, following a 12-day investigation, he was fired.

3 Ways Workforce Intelligence Enables Better Workforce Risk Management

Visier

Whether HR is dealing with health and safety incidents, compliance issues, compensation and payroll errors, or wrongful hiring and termination practices, these are all risks that HR can mitigate with the right data-driven approach. New pay equity reporting requirements in the U.S.

Common HR Audits—Is Your Team Conducting These?

HR Daily Advisor

That sentiment is often the basis behind conducting internal audits. HR teams often conduct audits that mimic the audits regulatory agencies perform. These are just a few of the many reasons to conduct internal audits. Wage and hour practices audit.

Sure, She Works Here. But, Do We Employ Her?

HR Daily Advisor

Consider the following situation: You hired a worker through a staffing agency. Brinkerhoff, an associate in the Las Vegas office of law firm Holland & Hart LLP, offered her tips at BLR’s Advanced Employment Issues Symposium, held recently in Las Vegas.

4 Questions HR Leaders Need to Ask About Holiday Workers Now

Visier

If you work in HR for a holiday hustle industry, managing staffing shortfalls and linking talent to customer satisfaction are likely at the top of your priority list right now. An increase in order processing times means that the team is not keeping up with demand.

Are Your Best Employees Leaving? Try These 5 Strategies to Boost Retention

Eightfold

You also need them to provide a positive example and influence for the rest of your employees. Often, top employees decide to leave an organization when they don’t see the company reciprocating their level of passion and engagement. Adler calls this the 30% Solution.

The Daily Rundown: Houston Small Business Owners the Most Optimistic

Zenefits

Welcome to the Small Business Run Down. Here’s the rundown on small business optimism in Houston, remote workers in Colorado, differing opinions on the impact of immigration, and the struggle to market for many SBOs. The Number: 70%. The Number: 15.

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?

2019 BCGi Summit: Speaker Spotlight #1

Biddle Consulting

Industry thought leaders and subject matter experts will be presenting at the BCGi Summit: Striving for Diversity: Sure It’s Required…But It’s The Right Thing To Do! He is an across-the-board employment lawyer representing management nationwide.

Why Hiring ‘Warm Bodies’ Increases Employee Turnover

Traitify

I hear it all the time from companies that require a large number of hourly workers to do business. The temptation is great, I know. But many executives in the hourly wage industry believe that massive turnover is simply a fact or life, so their only recourse is to keep hiring anyone with a pulse. On the contrary, such indiscriminate recruiting creates a vicious cycle that drives performance down and turnover up. The Price Tag of Turnover.