How a GPS Time Clock Improves Time & Labor Tracking

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When a business has employees working remotely or at various job sites, time tracking can become a challenge, particularly if the company relies on physical clocks for punching in and out. But offering a mobile app or web-based tracking solution can cause some concerns. You might wonder whether employees are clocking in and out before…

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Don’t Miss These 7 Recordkeeping Requirements for FMLA Compliance

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Updated May 22, 2023 The Department of Labor continues to increase investigator’s ability to pursue FMLA (Family Medical Leave Act) complaints. In 2023, lawmakers noted the 30th anniversary of the passing of the FMLA and introduced new actions to support and advance economic security for women. These actions included encouraging federal agency heads to provide…

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Everything You Need to Know About a Leave of Absence Policy

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Business owners know that it’s difficult to maintain high productivity and engagement levels when employees aren’t present at work. But there are instances in which team members need to take time away from their jobs, whether to recover from a short-term illness or to manage a longer-term need. For this reason, it’s vital to have…

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Can FMLA Protect Employees from Mandatory Overtime?

Updated February 10, 2023 For hourly employees, the need to work overtime may arise from time to time, or it may be a common occurrence. However, employers must be aware of laws and regulations that ensure workers receive fair compensation for the additional hours worked. Two pieces of legislation that may come into play when…

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The Case for the Biometric Time Clock: Unmeasured Time Theft

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Updated January 11, 2023 The Problem: Time Theft Time theft is a growing problem, but many small business owners don’t realize how it can impact them. For one WorkforceHub customer, the issue came up at a conference dedicated to serving small business time and attendance needs. This individual manages a company with 15 employees but…

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DHS Announces I-9 Compliance Extension Through July 2023

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Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) recently announced the extension of the temporary I-9 verification option. The agencies cited ongoing precautions due to the pandemic. The temporary rule was initially announced in March 2020 and has been extended several times since then. The latest extension had been set to…

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CSI HR: The Case of Vanishing Overtime (Construction Wage and Hour Compliance)

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Construction Wage and Hour Compliance Let’s venture into the dark side of public building contracts for this chilling case of construction wage and hour compliance. Warning: The following account contains graphic descriptions of Human Resources violations. Reader discretion is advised. The Suspect The suspect is Express Electrical & HVAC, a 250-employee firm. The company does…

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CSI HR: The Case of Faulty Breaks

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Senior Living HR Compliance Something sinister is up in this case of senior living HR non-compliance. Warning: The following account contains graphic descriptions of Human Resources crimes. Reader discretion is advised. Crime Scene: Pleasant View Senior Living An anonymous source tipped off authorities to a break problem at Pleasant View Senior Living, located in the…

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CSI HR: The Case of the 13-Inch Blade (Restaurant Compliance)

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A Restaurant Compliance Case Warning: The following contains disturbing accounts of restaurant compliance crimes. Reader discretion is advised. Crime Scene: Beau’s Beachside Pizza, Subs and Smoothies Life isn’t a day at the beach when you uncover nefarious restaurant compliance violations. Beau’s Beachside Pizza, Subs and Smoothies has become a local landmark. It opened in 1998…

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Employers: Don’t Make These Top 13 FMLA Mistakes

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Improve your FMLA administration to prevent compliance violations and ensure employees can use it if necessary. 5 Key FMLA Findings Mental Health: The Department of Labor recently published new guidance on mental health and FMLA. Newly issued Fact Sheet #280 explains when eligible employees may take FMLA leave to address mental health conditions, and new Frequently Asked…

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