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.

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.

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 Dictionary

This is your crash course in the compensation. Find all the terms you need to. Your pay philosophy statement is typically something all employees can access (either in the employee. handbook or via an intranet) and answers the question of why you have a plan in the first place.

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.

Bed, Bath & Beyond Learns Wage and Hour Compliance Is No Bed of Roses

HR Daily Advisor

Exempt vs. nonexempt is a question that continues to trip up even the most sophisticated employers. With overtime claims on the rise, employers can’t afford to hide under the covers when it comes to understanding the rules of employee classification.

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.

Corporate responsibility meets citizenship: A new role for HR

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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.

Compensation 101: A Beginner's Guide to Compensation Management

In the following pages, you’ll find all. the info you need — including both the fundamentals as well as a step-by-step. First, some basics: The 5 Elements of a Comp Plan Top-performing companies have up-to-date compensation plans that support their business objectives and.

?? 7 Things Hourly Workers Are Looking for Today

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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.

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.

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

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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.

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.

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?

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.

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.

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.

Meet Your New Coworkers: Robots

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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.

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.

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?

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.

Cultivating a Business Culture that Encourages Lifelong Learning

EmployeeConnect

What if lifelong learning promised steady increases in the quality-of-life for your family, better earning power, increased recognition, guaranteed career advancement and greater job satisfaction? Ongoing learning, personal development, and training offer all of these benefits and more. In business, lifelong learning protects workers from downsizing, layoffs, mergers, technology upgrades and greater collaboration practices. The same is true in other areas.

The Daily Rundown: Maryland Raises Minimum Wage and SMBs Slow Down on Hiring

Zenefits

Welcome to the Small Business Run Down. It’s Wednesday, which is as good a time as any to look at increases in the minimum wage and employer 401K contribution limits and the decrease in the number of small businesses currently hiring. Maryland joins growing number of states raising the minimum wage. Larry Hogan by a wide margin, adding their state to the growing list of places mandating that businesses pay workers more than the federal minimum.

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. Does the employee not perform any productive work during such attendance?

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.)

Wages to Cubicle Walls—Five Trends to Watch for in 2015

HR Daily Advisor

In yesterday’s Advisor , we learned a little about the sunny 2015 predicted by CareerBuilder’s annual job forecast survey; today, five trends to be on the lookout for based on the survey’s results. 1) Minimum wage increasing. Learn More. What’s the key?

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.

Are Commissioned California Employees Entitled to Separate Pay for Rest Periods?

HR Daily Advisor

A California appellate court recently tackled the issue of whether commissioned employees are entitled to separate compensation for rest periods and whether that requirement may be satisfied by paying them a guaranteed minimum hourly rate as an advance on commissions. per hour] for.

Misclassification Alone Is Insufficient for Class Treatment

HR Daily Advisor

Wage and hour class actions continue to be large thorns in the sides of many employers, and this recent decision serves as a good reminder of how critical it is for you to review your overtime policies, job descriptions, and exemption classifications.