The New HR Rules: Employment law updates for 2020

Business Management Daily

A comprehensive legal and HR compliance update is absolutely essential for keeping up with ever-changing laws and regulations. Here’s what you need to know about employment law changes to stay ahead of the curve. The rule applies to all employers with 50 or more workers.

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. And while you remained focused on growth, the quality of products, and the dining experience of your patrons, you’re even more nervous about the other side of your business. Take the Time Theft Quiz.

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Wisconsin Employment Laws Business Owners Should Know


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. However, remember that our summary is not qualified legal advice, laws are always subject to change, and they can vary from municipality to municipality.

Time & Attendance Software for Technology Startups

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Is there a “right time” for a tech startup to add operational management functions, especially if they’re not ready for a human resources department? That’s when a number of federal and state employment laws kick in. But what about time & attendance for tech startups?

Paid Sick Time for Federal Contractors: Creating an Audit Trail

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Paid sick time requirements are a concern for any company acting as a federal contractor or marketing to government entities. How Time & Attendance Software Can Help Businesses Track Paid Sick Time Hours. labor laws Time Off Request time and attendance software

How to create, implement and enforce a time and attendance policy


A time and attendance policy – the set of rules for your employees on when to show up for work and in what circumstances they can be excused – is essential for running your business successfully. It encourages productivity. Time off (paid and unpaid).

Top HR Conferences to Attend in 2018


To help you find the conference that’s right for you, we’ve rounded up the top upcoming HR conferences across the country (Events with an asterisk indicate that Namely will be in attendance—we hope to see you there!) 1. SHRM Employment Law & Legislative Conference Washington D.C. Professionals from across the nation attend this conference to catch up on the latest HR legislation and stay ahead of the curve.

How technology is helping solve the compliance conundrum


Keeping up with compliance , a moving target within the human resource space, affects employers of all sizes. ADP Compliance on Demand, he says, will save business leaders and HR professionals time and allow them to more easily respond to these multi-layered changes.

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The opioid crisis: Is drug addiction a disability?

Business Management Daily

Drug addiction touches every employer, whether it’s finding applicants to fill open jobs or accommodating treatment and recovery. Employers absorb part of that cost in the form of lost productivity and higher healthcare costs. Employment Law Labor Laws

Paid Sick Time for Federal Contractors: Creating an Audit Trail

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Paid sick time requirements are a concern for any company acting as a federal contractor or marketing to government entities. How Time & Attendance Software Can Help Businesses Track Paid Sick Time Hours. Scheduling Paid Sick Time

The essential guide to FMLA certification

Business Management Daily

Plus, employers need to understand that there are different FMLA guidelines for different leave needs. For example, FMLA certification forms differ for taking time off for personal illness and taking military exigency leave. They’ll know their employer is scrutinizing the leave request.

How to create a flu plan that covers every contingency

Business Management Daily

For retailers and restaurants, influenza hits at the worst time – in the middle of the most profitable time of year. Employers need a flu plan that covers every contingency. Here’s the plan you need that lets you provide time off for flu while keeping your business running.

A ‘Day Without’ Employees? Excuse the Absences, Experts Say

HR Daily Advisor

If employees skip work to participate in any of the ongoing nationwide “strikes,” employers would be well-advised to withhold discipline, according to employment law attorneys. Q: Are these types of strikes concerted activity protected by federal law?

Firing on FMLA: How to legally let someone go on leave

Business Management Daily

Employers must show that they would have fired the worker whether she took leave or not. Poor productivity. But make allowances for time missed while on FMLA leave , ADA accommodations leave or for military service absences. FMLA laws show why termination is risky business.

Work Schedule Conflict Leads to Religious Accommodation Lawsuit

HR Daily Advisor

10th Circuit Court of Appeals— which covers Colorado, Kansas, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Utah, and Wyoming—provides another reminder that religious accommodations come in all shapes and sizes—and that proving “undue hardship” is often a high hurdle for employers. Takeaway for Employers.

Groups Planning May 1 General Strike: Are You Prepared?

HR Daily Advisor

It is time to defend all people, including workers, immigrants, Muslims, Women, LGBTQ people. It is time to defend our climate, our schools and our unions,” SEIU United Service Workers West’s Facebook page says. Employer Takeaway.

FMLA: California Employer Put Up with Performance, Attendance Issues Long Enough

HR Daily Advisor

In addition to her attendance issues, she was frequently tardy and became a poor performer. AT&T warned her several times that she would be suspended if her attendance and performance didn’t improve. Monica took various forms of leave throughout her employment.

ADA: How to spot — and safely deny — unreasonable accommodation requests

HR Morning

From 2006 to 2016, EEOC charges against employers for ADA violations increased nearly 75%. Employing this strategy from the get-go, can save employers a lot of time and headaches and come to an accommodation decision by just answering a few questions.

Will the Solar Eclipse Disrupt Your Workplace?

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And employers in general should consider how to address the anticipated requests for time off, as well as how to ensure employee safety—particularly for those employees who work outside. Finally, expect a flurry of last-minute requests for time off and unplanned absences.

The #1 Way Small and Medium Businesses Save Time


Think back to some of the most time-consuming activities you’ve undertaken for your business. A major study from earlier this year shows that small and medium sized business owners consistently underestimate the amount of time and energy required to run their HR functions in-house.

Turns Out, There Is Political Discrimination and Harassment Too


Discrimination based on political affiliation or ideology occurs when the employer demonstrates a preference for, or aversion to, employees or applicants belonging to a particular political party or having associates with connections to a particular political party. .

Fired Learning Consultant with Performance Problems Points to Racial Bias

HR Daily Advisor

As a sales representative, he sold educational products, including textbooks, to instructors and administrators at colleges in Florida. This case demonstrates how employers can successfully defend themselves in court when performance problems and promotion decisions are documented properly.

Working People are Taking Fewer Vacations and Working More, Despite Having More Vacation Days


Millions of Americans are married to their jobs and believe that taking vacation will negatively affect their employers’ perception of their commitment or productivity. companies use an employment-at-will policy. Advance planning gives your boss and co-workers time to prepare.

No ADA Violation for Ramping Up Productivity Demand for Traffic Camera Job

HR Daily Advisor

Under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), an employee who is a qualified individual with a disability may not be subjected to discrimination or an adverse employment action on the basis of her disability. During her employment, the VPH requirement ultimately increased to 110.

Lawsuit highlights the risk of unpaid training time

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Employment Law 360 reports that Hawaiian Airlines has been sued by a group of employees claiming that their mandatory unpaid 10-day customer service training course violated the Fair Labor Standards Act. Is attendance truly voluntary?

Squash Bullying to Protect Your Bottom Line


According to the Employment Law Alliance, almost half of American workers have experienced bullying at work. This fear of reporting and productivity limitations can spell out major losses for organizations.

Inclement weather policies should prioritize safety over productivity

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Norah went to bed with PJs on backwards last night (and received her wish; now please use your time wisely to work on homework). If the storm forecast holds as predicted, however, I'll be giving myself lots of extra travel time tomorrow morning for a court appearance. Attendance.

Compensable working time : FLSA :: Disability : Pre-2009 ADA

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Today, I am going to propose an employment-law, wage-and-hour analogy. It goes like this: Compensable working time : FLSA :: Disability : Pre-2009 ADA What does this mean (and how dare I make you think about your SATs for the first time in forever)? Busk , last year’s Supreme Court case which held that the time warehouse workers spent waiting for and undergoing post-shift security screenings were noncompensable postliminary activities.

Free HR and Payroll Learning Opportunity: Kronos Fall eSymposium

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As human resources professionals, we’re often so focused on everyone else’s development that we forget to schedule time for ourselves. But before I share some highlights from the agenda, I want to talk about some other reasons you should attend.

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Melcrum Summit: Re-engineering Internal Communication for Agility.

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Melcrum Summit: Re-engineering Internal Communication for Agility, Productivity and Impact. I’ve written about employee value propositions (EVPs) a couple of times before , and I mentioned it again, using the same model, in conn. skip to main | skip to sidebar. Bio-Contact.

Innovation vs efficiency ~ HR to HR 2.0 and Human Capital (HCM)

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I try to post on most of the conference I attend, but sometimes struggle to get as much time as Id like. Competing in a global economy in difficult times requires new ways of thinking and doing. skip to main | skip to sidebar. Bio-Contact. Consulting. Speaking. Writing.

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4 HR Predictions About The Future of Work - DecisionWise


I attended the annual BYU Marriott School OBHR Conference which is a one-day event loaded with presentations from OB and HR experts on the latest trends that will impact the future of work. Average hiring time was 14 minutes. Employment Law Is Getting More Complicated.

Your HR Recommendations Being Dismissed? Helpful Tips on What to Do


Whether they need to mediate workplace conflict or craft policies that comply with state and federal laws, the advice HR professionals provide can be an invaluable asset to businesses. Human resources professionals often have some of the most difficult conversations in the workplace.

Here’s a nice recap of my #SHRMleg “Becoming an ADA Expert” session

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By rp72 (Opening o2 Arena London Bon Jovi) [ CC BY 2.0 ], via Wikimedia Commons “In a packed room at the 2018 SHRM Employment Law and Legislative Conference in Washington D.C., Because I have no interest in debating accurate attendance counts.).

Can You Bring Your Mother To a Meeting With #HR – Ask HR Bartender

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The situation is that an employee asked if her mother could attend the meeting, fearing that she would be in a hostile situation. I’ve been asked the question several times. I’m delighted to welcome Donna to HR Bartender and thankful that she’s willing to take the time to do this.