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4 Recent Court Cases That May Reshape HR Policies

May 16, 2019 By Julie Kramer - Leave a comment

If it seems like you’re reading about one employment law court case after another, it’s because you are. For one thing, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) filed 199 workplace discrimination lawsuits last year, nearly a 10%...

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Filed Under: HR News

Sexual Harassment Training for the Hourly Workforce

May 14, 2019 By Julie Kramer - Leave a comment

What’s the best way to combat sexual harassment in the workplace, especially when you manage an hourly workforce? It remains a burning question—even though 94% of U.S. companies have anti-sexual harassment policies in place. 

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Filed Under: Compliance, Workforce Management

Balancing Workplace Monitoring and Employee Privacy Rights

May 09, 2019 By Julie Kramer - Leave a comment

Does your company keep a digital eye on employees throughout the workday? You’re not alone. According to an American Management Association survey, 80% of employers use some form of electronic workplace monitoring.

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Filed Under: Compliance, Workforce Management, Performance Management

2019 Guide: Choosing a Time and Attendance System

May 07, 2019 By Emma Smith - Leave a comment

There are many important decisions to make when running a business. One that is often overlooked is how to accurately track employee time and attendance. Time tracking systems are important because they directly impact payroll and, thus, the...

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Filed Under: Time Tracking

6 Ways to Tell if EPAY's HCM Is a Good Match for Your Business

May 03, 2019 By Julie Kramer - Leave a comment

If you’re one of the many employers shopping for new HR and payroll software, you have an overwhelming number of choices--and EPAY’s HCM system is one of them. However, we’re the first to admit: it’s not for everyone. How do you know if it’s a...

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Filed Under: Human Capital Management

The Ultimate Guide to Payroll Companies and How to Choose the Best One

April 30, 2019 By Emma Smith - Leave a comment

Payroll companies can provide you with the means to simplify workforce management while helping you reduce costs and retain visibility across your entire workforce. Working with the right payroll company can give your business what it needs to...

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Filed Under: Payroll & Tax

TMI: Balancing HR Data and Employee Privacy Rights

April 25, 2019 By Julie Kramer - Leave a comment

HR data offers employers a powerful tool that can facilitate enhanced productivity, drive talent acquisition, fuel performance management, and more. However, that treasure-trove of valuable employee data also carries a weighty responsibility: to...

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Filed Under: Compliance

Mandatory Overtime Laws in Each State Across the U.S.

April 23, 2019 By Emma Smith - Leave a comment

Every state has certain laws regarding mandatory overtime. It’s important to understand what the overtime laws in your state are to help you avoid issues with payroll and remain consistently compliant in your management practices.

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Filed Under: Compliance, Time Tracking, Workforce Management, California

Make Workforce Safety Part of Your Company Culture

April 18, 2019 By Julie Kramer - Leave a comment

How often do your employees think about workplace safety? It’s not just something to ponder when the OSHA inspectors arrive. Ideally, safety is part of your everyday company culture, something employees are mindful of whenever they’re on the job.

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Filed Under: Workforce Management, Construction, Manufacturing

Wellness Programs: A New Competitive Edge

April 16, 2019 By Emma Smith - Leave a comment

There's been a cultural shift happening around employee wellness, one which requires business leaders to factor in the health of their employees as a part of their company's overall success. 

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Filed Under: Employee Benefits