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    The Real Costs of Employee Turnover—And How to Measure Them

    Employee turnover happensKnow the costs and impact on your businessEmployee turnover is expensive —  more so than you might think.  Some costs are easily calculable, such as  the costs of recruiting, hiring, and onboarding;  while, other costs can be difficult to measure, like what’s the impact of a termination on employee engagement?  However, a recent survey conducted by the Society for Human Resource Management tried to quantify the cost to replace an employee and fou...  Read More...

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    Benefits of Automating Absence Management

    HCM Solutions help employers minimize business and compliance impact of employee absencesEmployee absences and leave, whether planned, incidental, or extended, carries costs, risks, and productivity issues for employers.  A SHRM study found that the average productivity loss associated with an unplanned absence was as high as 31.1%.Without accurate processes to track exceptions, employers also leave themselves open to compliance risk.  As labor laws become increasingly complex and requ...  Read More...

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    10 Most Expensive FLSA Overtime Lawsuits of 2016

    In 2016 10 overtime-related lawsuits alone amounted to $403,950,000. The sky-high numbers should come as no surprise to business owners, who find themselves in the crosshairs of a Department of Labor (DOL) crackdown on FLSA violations–especially when it comes to overtime. U.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas Perez said in a recent interview, “To address the scale of this problem, we will redouble our enforcement efforts and partnerships to ensure workers take home the wages they earne...  Read More...

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    Time Keeping Automation Solves Three Common Causes of Payroll Inflation

    Employers can reduce payroll costs and lower compliance risk  with simple workforce management solutionsEmployers that rely on paper-based time keeping methods will naturally have a certain amount of inaccuracies leading to payroll inflation.  But add these little mistakes up it can lead to a pretty significant impact on a per employee per year basis.  Honest time reporting errors can occur like use of the honor system (turning in the same paper time sheet over and over), but manu...  Read More...

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    Life After the Proposed AHCA: An Employer Tip Sheet

    5 Tips For Employers After Proposed Repeal and Replace Bill Is PulledACA is here to stay?  As you are aware, the recent attempt to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA) with the American Health Care Act (AHCA) failed to pass.  Many Americans are relieved that their healthcare will remain in place, however, employers are now left with more uncertainty!   Read More...

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    Incorporating Employee Attestation Policy to Improve Wage and Hour Compliance

    Seven Steps to Successfully Implement Time Card AttestationAs we mentioned in our blog last month "Three Employer Wage and Hour Compliance Tips", Wage and Hour issues continue to be on the rise.  For employers, finding ways to reduce risk of liability is key.  With the progress of workforce management automation technologies, one emerging trend is to implement a Time Card Attestation Clause as part of your time card approval process.   Read More...

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    Three HCM Trends Impacting Workforce Management Strategy

    Key HCM trends where technology will have the biggest impact on managing tomorrow’s workforceThis is the first time in history that the labor force has five generations working together, that is also increasingly multi-cultural.  The challenges of managing such a diverse workforce working side by side cannot be overestimated.  HR is managing this diversity transition and is also going through a digital transformation.   Read More...

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    New California Employment Laws for 2017

    New Year. New California Employment LawsThe California 2016 legislative session produced new laws that will affect employers' day-to-day operations and policies in 2017 and beyond. CalChamber shared this infographic to summarize laws anticipated to have the most significant affect on California's legal landscape.   Read More...

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    Top 10 Payroll Mistakes

    Organizations spend hours each payroll period collecting time sheets, auditing time worked approving employee time, and applying pay rules accurately.  However mistakes do happen. Honest time reporting errors, incorrect pay rates, overtime errors, missing forms, are just some examples of payroll mistakes that costs businesses money and increases compliance risk.   Read More...

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    3 Employer Wage and Hour Compliance Tips

    Monitoring and Documenting Hours, Timekeeping & Pay  To Help Avoid Wage and Hour Claims OnePoint HCM sponsored several regional SHRM legal update conferences at the beginning of 2017.  After hearing from labor law experts about the Legal Updates affecting us in 2017, it is obvious that wage-and-hour compliance make up the top concerns for HR Professionals. Wage and hour law suits are on the rise and make up the most active source of litigation in the employment law sphere...  Read More...

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