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.

Time & Attendance on Construction Sites

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Behind temporary fences, sites sometimes host dozens, perhaps hundreds of employees and contractors at any one time. Often, these workers focus on one specialty or area related to the worksite. Advanced Time & Attendance on Construction Sites. Read the Report.

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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.

Tips for Planning and Completing Your Time & Attendance Implementation

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The process of implementing new software can be complex. And all that is just the beginning. Your Vendor Should Support our Time and Attendance Implementation. Having this document at the ready can be a big help selecting the right solution. Read the Report.

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. Time Tracking for Temp Agency Workers.

Ask the Expert: Is Employee Owed 2 Hours of Reporting Time Pay for 45-Minute Meeting?

HR Daily Advisor

Question: We had a store meeting. One employee was off and only came in for the 45 minute meeting. She is saying she is entitled to 2 hours of pay. Do I owe her for 2 hours or just the 45 minutes. She says there is a minimum of 2 hours for working.”

Hours Worked: What’s Compensable in a Day’s Work?

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For instance, the daily commute to and from work isn’t compensable, and a few minutes chatting with colleagues at the water cooler tends to go by un-penalized. Instinctually you might say ‘common sense,’ but the reasoning is more complex then that.

The Legal Consequences of Not Paying Your Employees On Time

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Payroll compliance is a new topic we’ve been exploring on the blog, and this week, we’re talking about the legal repercussions of not paying your employees on time. Read on to learn what to expect: Employee rights. Your duty to keep time records.

6 Considerations For Employee Attendance Policies

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For employers, developing and enforcing timekeeping policies can seem just as daunting, especially with the Department of Labor cracking down on wage and hour law violators. How many times can an employee clock in within the grace period before getting a warning?

Overtime Rules To Change in 2020

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Employees who make less than $35,568 are now eligible for overtime pay under a final rule issued today by the U.S. The new rule will raise the salary threshold to $684 a week ($35,568 annualized) from $455 a week ($23,660 annualized).

Lawsuit highlights the risk of unpaid training time

Ohio Employer's Law

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? wage and hour

Lessons Learned: HR, Employee Communications and COVID-19

Flimp Communications

The plans everyone had a few months ago have gone right out the window. For those of us in HR and employee communications, these are the times we’ve been training for all our careers. The main byproduct of the pandemic is uncertainty.

Governor Signs New Employment Laws for 2019

HRWatchdog

Governor Jerry Brown signed several key employment law bills that businesses need to be aware of for the coming year. Here are some of the new laws taking effect in January 2019 that employers should anticipate: Assembly Bills.

HR Strategy Coronavirus Meeting Themes (i4cp login required)

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Notes from Weekly CHRO/HR Strategy Action Calls: COVID-19 Business Response 4/17/2020 As the coronavirus pandemic continues on, organizations are realizing a need to re-think their talent supply chains in order to navigate this environment of continuous disruption.

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Free Up Your Time: 5 Types of Flexible HR Software

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When we think of a Human Resources Department, we think of a team of people working diligently to make sure that everyone else within the organization is able to succeed in their own positions without having to worry about extraneous paperwork. 2: Time & Attendance.

I found a bedbug at work, my bosses spend a half hour at early morning meetings on small talk, and more

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I was told that this would be unpaid time off. To force an employee to leave and not return until they can prove either they don’t have bedbugs or that the bedbugs have been eliminated at home? And if your home is found clean, can I do anything to recoup my lost wages? And I certainly hope they’re having the office itself inspected (and treated if necessary) now that a bedbug has turned up there. Is it acceptable to start showing up late to these meetings?

Paying Employees for On-Call Time and Travel Time

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If you’re unsure of the answer, or questioning whether your existing arrangement is legally compliant, look to federal law to define the basis on which employees are and aren’t entitled to pay. . “All on-call time is not hours worked,” says Attorney Jonathan A.

Trading Restaurant Tips For Better Engagement

TLNT: The Business of HR

Approximately 10 million Americans work in the restaurant industry, and it is one of the few industries where wages can legally be below the federal minimum wage of $7.25/hr. The remaining 24 states fall in the middle of that spectrum. in the U.S.)

“5 Things We Need To Do To Close The Gender Wage Gap”, with Lyn Johnson of West Tenth

Thrive Global

While the wage gap is certainly something we need to be concerned about, the larger issue we need to address is the wealth gap. Women are accumulating financial resources at 1/3rd the rate that men are. Wealth is the number to watch.

“5 Things We Need To Do To Close The Gender Wage Gap”, with John Schwarz CEO of Visier

Thrive Global

As part of my series about “the five things we need to do to close the gender wage gap” I had the pleasure of interviewing John Schwarz. John is the Founder and CEO of Visier Inc., Can you tell us the “backstory” that brought you to this career path?

How to Prepare for the New Overtime Changes

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million workers currently exempt from earning overtime will be qualified to earn overtime due to the “ Final Rule ” passed by the Department of Labor (DOL) on May 16th, 2016. With the new, higher threshold, 8.9 Time Tracking .

What is Absence Management and How Do Companies Approach It?

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A key issue faced by employers is how to deal with absence management in the workplace. This means finding a way to institute a comprehensive absence management policy that maximizes the days that employees come to work and minimizes the number of days they are absent. Today we’ll examine some of the reasons for absenteeism , the costs associated with lost productivity, and how a sound absence management policy can boost morale and reduce absenteeism rates in the workplace.

do we have to pay new hires for training time?

Ask a Manager

A reader writes: So here’s the sitch: I’m a new-ish office assistant at a small business and was tasked with creating a job posting for one of our in-store entry level positions. I discovered that new entry-level hires are not paid for any training until they have been on the job 90 days. “Training” as defined by my company includes orientation and job shadowing, as well as closely monitored shift work (usually around 2 shifts).

First-Time Conference Speaker: 8 Things to Know Before Facing the Firing Squad

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I didn’t know a soul in the audience. I imagined the head of AWS Lambda was going to be sitting front and center, telling me everything I didn’t know about his product. On the other extreme, part of me wondered if anyone would show up at all. What if the WiFi is down?

How to Offer Employee Time Clocks to Your Customers

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If you’re selling a software solution that helps your customers manage employee time and attendance data, you need to include time clocks as part of your offerings. It’s the most logical cross-selling strategy and makes the offer to your customers entirely natural.

“If I could press a button and instantly vaporize one sector of employment law?” (redux)

Ohio Employer's Law

Nearly six years ago, Walter Olson , writing as his Overlawyered blog, asked the following question: “If I could press a button and instantly vaporize one sector of employment law…” ? This was my answer : The Fair Labor Standards Act. The FLSA needs to go because compliance is impossible. Congress enacted the FLSA during the Great Depression to combat the sweatshops that had taken over our manufacturing sector. The FLSA isn’t going anywhere.

Learning Opportunity: FREE #HR and #Payroll eSymposium

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Check out the latest research from The Workforce Institute at Kronos how employees across the globe view their relationship with work. Part one, “ The Case for a 4-Day Workweek? Now, I couldn’t list the entire agenda. Can’t Make the Live eSymposium?

Asking Employees for Reimbursement After They?ve Departed ? Ask #HR Bartender

HR Bartender

to Disney for the weekend. We cover hotel, park tickets, meals, a company meeting, and airfare. While this is not a mandatory event, we hope all employees will attend. The employee buys their own airfare and we reimburse them. wouldn’t it be the same situation?

Employer Strategies for Successfully Hiring Justice Involved Job Candidates

ExactHire HR Trends

My gut tells me that many employers are open to the idea of hiring individuals from the justice involved community, but have historically avoided the opportunity for a variety of reasons. Why you should consider hiring the justice involved population. The time is now.

More Businesses Make Election Day a Holiday. Can Small Businesses Keep Up?

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Dan Golden is closing the doors of his digital marketing firm on election day. The CEO isn’t required by law to give his employees the day to vote on November 6. For me, it’s always about walking the walk,” Golden, the CEO of the Chicago-based Be Found Online , says.

The Best Way to Process Payroll [Updated for 2020]

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Or you own an existing one that is moving into the realm of employees. Payroll is one of the most important processes to handle correctly. Learn to Process Payroll Efficiently and Legally. How To Avoid The Top 6 Payroll Mistakes. First off, why don’t you have one?

HRMS – Key features that you must know.

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It connects the human resources in the business with the help of information technology. But, how human resource management system software helpful to the HR team? The HRMS reduces the amount of manual and repetitive task. What is the need for HR Software?

Top 4 Online Payroll Management Practices for 2018

Empxtrack

A lot has changed in payroll management over the past few years. Earlier, payroll processing meant manual calculations that was time consuming and lead to data entry errors. Today, organizations use automated system to process payroll accurately and meet statutory compliance. With the access to latest technologies, small to medium-sized businesses can now successfully meet payroll deadlines, save time, without defying local, state or federal tax laws.

Wisconsin 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. A covered employer has at least 50 permanent employees during at least 6 of the last 12 months. Minimum Wage. Tipped Wages.

How to legally manage remote employees

Business Management Daily

Plus, creating a telecommute option opens the door to Americans with Disability Act (ADA) accommodation requests to work at home. Remote employees also need training in time-keeping and safety and accident prevention. Handle attendance, discipline and discharge identically.