Author: Bob Greene This past March 6, we posted an update on the EEO-1 Pay Data Collection Requirement, updating our readers on the situation at the time relating to the EEOC’s pending mandate for employers to submit annual compensation and hours worked data broken down by race and gender. Now, we’re back with the latest updates. […]
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Here’s a quick round of “HR Jeopardy:” Answer: It occurs each year in April, and in 2019, it will be April 2. Question: What is Equal Pay Day? Did you win $1,000 for that correct question? Or, perhaps if you’re a female reader, did you only win $779? The gender pay equity gap is a […]
Many experts see the pendulum swinging in the U.S. away from employee protections. Examples abound, including extended overtime protections, the repeal of more detailed OSHA and EEO reporting rules, and the announcement of new health plan Executive Orders. Yes, it’s certainly possible to discern a trend forming, “state-side,” over the last 18-24 months. It seems […]
Despite a country that started out the year virtually split down the middle on approval levels for the Affordable Care Act, and a lack of action by the 115th Congress over its two-year term, 2018 turned out to be a watershed year for change in this foundational healthcare law. Despite a country that started out […]
2018 is just about behind us, but what’s happened legislatively and culturally this year has big implications for employers in 2019. From the president’s plethora of executive orders to the #metoo movement, the effects on the workplace will be wide and far-reaching. Ascentis’ own Bob Greene will enlighten, entertain and educate attendees on these topics […]
The nation faced one of the most important mid-term elections in history yesterday. What was the number one concern for most voters? Healthcare. Why? The outcome of this election will almost certainly affect what happens to the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Wondering what all this means for you as an HR professional? Let’s start with […]
Every day it seems there is a new and concerning headline about data privacy and data breaches, stolen identities, and/or misappropriated IT accounts and credentials for us to worry about. While the vast majority of these have taken place in commercial settings like online shopping, financial services, and healthcare, or through social media like the […]
The first way employers make risk non-compliance with overtime calculations is through unintentionally confusing pay period hours with work week hours. Overtime for non-exempt hourly employees must be calculated based on a specific seven day period of time regardless of how frequently the employees are paid. If, for example, an employee worked 50 hours in […]
By guest blogger, Vicki Lambert of ThePayrollAdvisor.com The IRS is required, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork (pause for giggles from Payroll Professionals) to invite the public to comment on either proposed or continuing information collections. This is all part of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. This time around it is forms […]
Lawsuits alleging violations of the Fair Labor Standards Act have increased by more than 300% since 2000 and is one of the fastest growing areas of employment law litigation. Are you 100% certain that you are compliant in paying your employees correctly?