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.

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.

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State Minimum Wage Increases for 2017 (Map)

HR Daily Advisor

Minimum wage increases will affect numerous states across the country in January 2017. Under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), the current federal minimum wage is $7.25 State minimum wage changes effective January 1, 2017. per hour. per hour.

Compensation: 38% of Hourly Workers Aren’t Making a Living Wage

HR Daily Advisor

As an HR professional, you hear a lot about pay equity and the gender wage gap, but how often do you hear about the pay inequality that is plaguing hourly workers? “Hourly jobs account for nearly 60% of the American workforce and 94% of net new job growth is hourly.

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.”

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.

How to Meet the New Overtime Regulation Using People Analytics

Visier

In 2016, I shared how organizations could use people analytics to prepare for the changes to overtime pay that were set to take effect later that year. However, a federal injunction was issued against the Department of Labor (DOL) regarding the new overtime rules, halting any further action.

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.

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.

Corporate responsibility meets citizenship: A new role for HR

Bersin with Deloitte

Day 2 of IMPACT 2019 kicked off with a call to action for HR leaders: Lead the charge for corporate citizenship as both an antidote to the often unsettling realities of the modern workplace and a vehicle for restoring trust. The new economy: Work in the age of machines.

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.

Retain Top Hourly Employees with Financial Inclusion in the Workplace

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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. What are hourly workers looking for today?

Survey: 64% of Employers Support Minimum Wage Increases

HR Daily Advisor

Three-quarters of Americans (75%) are living paycheck-to-paycheck to make ends meet, according to a survey from CareerBuilder. While making ends meet is a struggle for many post-recession, those with minimum wage jobs continue to be hit the hardest. per hour) is fair.

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 Hourly Workers.

What They Aren’t Telling You About the Gender Wage Gap

Workology

First let me start off by saying I believe the wage gap is real. The wage gap is an issue according to what I know about being a woman and according to research, which tells us that women are making on average $.78 Why Wage Disparity Exists.

Both Sides Of The Coin: The Merits & Drawbacks Of Hourly Wages

Mitrefinch

Wages and salaries constitute the core element of income for the majority of working population. A wage is a monetary compensation an employer pays to an employee in exchange for a job done. The payment may be calculated as a fixed amount for each task completed or at an hourly or daily rate or based on an easily measured quantity of the job the employee has done. Merits of Hourly Wages. Disadvantages of Hourly Wages.

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 on the clock each week. In the last year: .

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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?

?? 7 Things Hourly Workers Are Looking for Today

Branch

This Shiftonomics explores how companies are rethinking how we use spaces, the latest benefits employers like Chipotle and Target are offering to attract and retain their hourly employees, and what hourly workers are looking for today.

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

FingerCheck

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.

Three Employee Engagement Strategies for Hourly Workers

Bonfyre

An edited version of this article was originally published on TLNT under the title “ 3 Steps to Building Engagement Among Hourly Workers.” ” It’s time to stop taking the hourly employee for granted. Despite the fact that hourly employees are nearly 60% of the US workforce , leaders have a tendency to discount them when formulating their employee engagement strategies. Hourly employees are the executors of the modern organization.

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.

Living Wage vs. Pay for Performance

Compensation Cafe

At the bottom are the base, must-be-fulfilled-first needs of food, shelter, and safety. Then at the top are the higher order needs of belonging, esteem, and self-actualization. an hour), forcing rivals to improve minimum wage offerings, too.

How Much ‘Side Work’ Can Employees Do and Still Be Paid Tipped Minimum Wage?

HR Daily Advisor

In a recent decision, Florida Federal District Judge James Moody upheld the U.S. Department of Labor’s (DOL) rule that a tipped employee may be paid a direct wage that is less than the Florida minimum wage of $8.10 per hour. tip credit has stayed the same.

State Minimum Wage Increases for 2018 (Map)

HR Daily Advisor

Minimum wage increases will affect numerous states across the country in January 2018. . 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 2018 is $10.35 per hour. Loading… State Minimum Wage Changes Effective December 31, 2017.

My Husband Paid Me $15 an Hour to be a Stay-at-Home Mom. Here’s What I Learned.

Thrive Global

We also did our best to split the household work equally. Then I got pregnant and gave birth, and equality went out the window. I added up the hours I’d work each week and multiplied that by an hourly wage. Here’s what I learned.

Will recent pay increases for minimum wage workers affect those in higher earning brackets?

Compensation Today

Co-written by Mykkah Herner, PayScale Comp Specialist and Tess C.Taylor, Founder of HR Knows Around the nation, large corporations are taking the minimum wage issue to heart by instituting salary increases for their most underpaid workers. Look at the positives.

Learning Corner With Jeffrey Pfeffer: How to Redesign Jobs to Improve Employee Health & Company Performance

Cornerstone On Demand

In late 2019, the American Institute of Stress pulled together “ 42 Worrying Workplace Stress Statistics ” from a variety of sources, including Gallup, Korn Ferry and the American Psychological Association. Some of the most troubling revelations: 83% of U.S.

Meet Your New Coworkers: Robots

Vibe HCM

This guest blog has been provided by Kevin Sheridan, best-selling author and innovator in the field of Employee Engagement. Recent research has shown the dramatic degree to which robots are replacing people in the workplace. million people in the U.S. of the total U.S.

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

Ask a Manager

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?

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.

“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?

Five Employment law highlights from around the country

OmegaHR Solutions

The $15 an hour minimum wage trend picks up some steam as Los Angeles votes to raise the minimum wage to $15 per hour in increments until it tops $15 in 2020. Emeryville, in the Bay Area also has passed a similar measure.

McDonald’s employees not exactly “loving” planned benefit and wage increases

Compensation Today

Crystal Spraggins, SPHR Last week, McDonald’s announced it will increase benefits and raise wages for 1,500 employees in its company-owned stores. Nearly 90,0000 workers will receive paid time off, educational assistance, and an additional $1 an hour over the federal minimum.

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).

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.)