Predictive Scheduling laws are intended to treat employees fairly by requiring better scheduling practices, which can be a burdensome trend for some employers.
The Department of Labor estimates that 70% of employers are not complying with FLSA in some way. Here are 7 potentially costly mistakes employers should avoid.
New state leave laws are popping up around the U.S. Here is a short description of several state laws that recently took effect or will take effect soon.
Paid sick leave is mandatory in a number of locations across the U.S., and the trend continues to spread as more lawmakers consider the merits of this popular legislation.
From improved scheduling to accurate overtime calculations, it’s easy to see how hourly employees benefit from a digitalized workforce management solution. But what about your exempt employees?
What’s Changed? In a nutshell, employees in Wisconsin can now work seven consecutive days under state law. A mandatory rest period is now optional.
Contingent worker use has been on the rise for years. Indeed, many employers nimbly and effectively turn the use of free agents into a competitive edge by augmenting full-time workers with freelancers, independent contractors, and consultants who possess targeted skills and offer flexible availability.
The needs of the HR community keep evolving and the workforce management space is changing right along with it.
Some employers assume that if an employee with a serious health condition cannot return to work immediately following 12 weeks of FMLA leave, the employee can be terminated.
The United States Department of Labor (“DOL”) is increasing the frequency of onsite FMLA investigations to ensure that employers comply with the 21 year old leave law. Earlier this year, newly appointed FMLA Branch Chief Helen Applewhaite described 2014 as a “pivotal year” for FMLA enforcement and underscored the DOL’s emphasis on performing compliance investigations—particularly on-premises FMLA investigations. This subtle warning should be heeded by all businesses that may not be ready for a knock on the door by a curious federal investigator.