From benefits administration to wage and salary levels, HR Daily Advisor gives you specific guidance on how to handle compensation issues in a way that attracts and retains the best talent and advances the strategic goals of your business. You get news and tips on what’s going on nationally and in the states, and updates on changes in regulations, possible governmental action and emerging compensation trends.
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In yesterday’s Advisor we featured advice on variable performance pay from consultant Teri Morning, MBA, MS, SPHR, SPHR-CA. Today, her salary increase grid that is a little more complex than most, plus we offer the free downloadable white paper (FREE! thanks to sponsor PayScale)—the 2014 Compensation Best Practices Report.
Across-the-board increases and the entitlement mentality are out, and the pay-for-performance mentality is in, says Consultant Teri Morning, MBA, MS, SPHR, SPHR-CA. Organizations are looking for less expensive, less permanent solutions, such as lump sum payments, bonuses, or just paying top performers, she adds.
According to most state laws, all employees must be reimbursed for reasonably incurred business expenses. This includes employee uniforms in some cases, which is an area some employers like to push as an employee’s responsibility. Read on for more information on when it is the responsibility of the employer to either provide the uniform or reimburse the employee for its purchase, and when the employer really can make the employee pay for the uniform.
While the Affordable Care Act (ACA) contains many provisions, perhaps one of the most discussed is the “play or pay” provision. The ACA’s play-or-pay provision mandates that employers with 50 or more full-time-equivalent employees must offer group health benefits to full-time employees working, on average, 30 or more hours per week, or potentially pay a penalty.
Yesterday’s Advisor featured BLR Legal Editor Susan Prince, JD’s take on the Department of Labor’s (DOL) wage and hour audits. Today, Prince’s 10 strategies for reducing wage and hour exposure, plus an introduction to SourceCast Sponsored (Free!) Webinar.