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Diana Cleveland

Diana Cleveland is the Content Marketing Specialist at EPAY Systems. A recent graduate of Augustana College, she joined the EPAY team to help provide insightful and education content to customers and readers.
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EPAY Eats: Food Recommendations for  #SHRM18 in Chicago

June 12, 2018 By Diana Cleveland - Leave a comment

EPAY Systems has found its home in Chicago since 2001 and we are so excited to welcome SHRM to our city. With four packed days of seminars, sessions and walking the expo floor, if you're in town for SHRM you will likely get hungry. To help, our...

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Filed Under: Human Capital Management

How to Craft an Employee Engagement Survey

Engagement is a hot topic and its no wonder why when disengagement can cost companies $450 to $550 billion dollars annually. Companies with engaged employees out perform those without by 202%. These are huge margins over engagement alone.

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Filed Under: Workforce Management

How Much Do I Have to Pay My Employees? Overview of Minimum Wage by State

In 1938 Congress passed the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), creating for the first time a federal minimum wage. This federal minimum wage supersedes any state minimum wage rulings lower than the federal minimum wage. If the state minimum wage is...

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Filed Under: Workforce Management

Keeping Up with Trumps Department of Labor: The Issue of Opinion Letters

April marks the first opinion letters from President Trump’s Department of Labor Wage and Hour Division, the first newly issued letters in almost ten years. After announcing the return to opinion letters from the Obama-era practice of...

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Filed Under: Compliance

Solving Your Construction Labor Shortage

April 30, 2018 By Diana Cleveland - Leave a comment

70 percent of contractors report that they are having a hard time filling hourly craft positions according to the National Workforce Survey conducted by the Associated General Contractors of America.

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Filed Under: Workforce Management

Are These 5 Updates Missing from Your Employee Handbook?

April 24, 2018 By Diana Cleveland - Leave a comment

When was the last time you updated your company’s employee handbook? If it’s been over a year, you’re due for an update. Employment laws keep changing; hot HR issues keep shifting. Today, savvy employers are treating the employee handbook as a...

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Filed Under: Human Capital Management

When Is an Employee’s Final Paycheck Due?

April 19, 2018 By Diana Cleveland - Leave a comment

Every employer knows that it’s critical to pay employees correctly, down to the penny—and that includes a departing employee’s final paycheck.    

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Filed Under: Employee Benefits, Compliance

Is It Time to Update Your Company Drug Policy?

April 17, 2018 By Diana Cleveland - Leave a comment

Not long ago, maintaining a company drug policy was a fairly straightforward HR matter. But in the last few years, rapid changes to America’s social and legal landscape have left many employers feeling like they’re tracking a moving target.

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Filed Under: Workforce Management, Compliance, Human Capital Management

Mobile Time and Attendance Tracking for Construction:  Buyers’ Checklist

April 10, 2018 By Diana Cleveland - Leave a comment

Mobile time and attendance systems have advanced over the last few years, and that’s great news for the construction industry. Now, contractors can ditch those hand-scribbled timesheets, which are riddled with inaccuracies and time-consuming to...

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Filed Under: Time Tracking, Workforce Management

Qualifying the Candidate Pool: What Determines a Red Flag

April 05, 2018 By Diana Cleveland - Leave a comment

It is vital for HR managers to rethink red flags such as job hopping and firing that may be limiting their applicant pool. Due to many employment changes with newer generations entering the workforce, the need to change the idea of a red flag is...

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Filed Under: Workforce Management