Compensation pros know wage and hour isn’t simple. The fed’s rules are complicated enough, and then add California’s twists and employees’ shenanigans, and you’ve got a challenging job.
By CED Editor Stephen D. Bruce, PHR In yesterday’s Daily, we heard Paul Falcone’s advice on just what to say when employees say “It’s off the record.” Today, it’s what to say for excessive absenteeism and FMLA abuse, plus an introduction to an extraordinary 10-minutes-at-a-time training program.
By CED Editor Stephen D. Bruce, PHR “Managers and supervisors will instantly call the help desk when they have a computer problem,” says Paul Falcone, “but they are reluctant to ask for help when they face a tough conversation with an employee.”
Yesterday’s CED dealt with whether employment laws that require notice to employees about their wage and hour, safety, and other protections also require that this information be provided in other languages if you have non-English-speaking workers.
Federal and state governments require multiple notices to employees, but do they also require them in foreign languages for non-English-speaking workers? The short answer … maybe. Because you’re conscientious about employment law, you’ve put up the required safety and health, family leave, USERRA, and other postings. And you’ve supplied your employees with required information under […]
Yesterday, we explained your posting requirements under federal law. Because you’re in California, of course, your duties don’t end there. Here are the postings required of most California employers under state law:
Why should you worry about employment posters? Two big reasons: 1. It’s the law. Every employer must have the most up-to-date minimum wage and other posters showing. And when the enforcement authorities hit your office, they usually head straight for your posters. It’s a quick and easy way for them to size up your compliance […]
In yesterday’s Advisor, we talked about the three different job descriptions most jobs have. Today, we’ll look at 10 specific factors you can evaluate as you work to unite those three job descriptions into one. These 10 elements describe the specific job requirements in terms of “compensable factors.” You can use these factors to gauge […]
This week (Oct. 5-9) is Customer Service Week, a time to thank those with an often-thankless job.