There’s a lot going on in the world of Human Resources and Payroll. We’ll help you stay connected and informed with the latest news and developments. Take a look at these latest articles.
Via SHRM. It is widely believed that nonexempt employees shouldn’t be allowed to telecommute because of the fear that nonexempt telecommuters will work overtime. However, Kelly Hughes, an attorney at Ogletree Deakins in Charlotte, N.C., bucks this conventional wisdom.
Via Workforce. Some people are recommending an entirely new C-Suite position: the chief automation officer, or CAO, a position that looks at how automation can be implemented within a company’s technology strategy.
Via Workforce. Workforce editors Rick Bell and Frank Kalman discuss new regulations that could put salaried workers back on a punch clock. Also, Urban Outfitters asks employees to work extra for free. Relevant content starts around the 1:30 mark.
Via Bloomberg BNA. In recent years, many employers have started paying hourly workers with debit cards, a practice that is cost-effective but has prompted lawsuits from employees who claim they aren’t receiving their proper wages.
Via Ames Tribune. The owners of Mongolian Buffet in Ames, and the former King Buffet, say they have not violated any part of the Fair Labor Standards Act and do not owe any back wages to former employees
Via HR Morning. FLSA regulations are incredibly hard to keep track of, and it’s not unusual for well-meaning employers to become non-compliant. But even if you slip up, you can often avoid employee lawsuits by steering clear of these mistakes.
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