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Put Complex Union Pay Rules Behind You for Good

Union-based construction and manufacturing companies don’t have it easy when it comes to writing paychecks. Union rules have a major impact how timekeeping and payroll are processed. Complex calculations need to be applied to each employee, making it particularly challenging to manage time and payroll records accurately. As regulations place an increasing emphasis on complying with union contracts and bargaining …

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End Your Painful Payroll Management [Infographic]

Managing payroll can be like trying to untie an impossible knot. Every pay period, you have to take data from multiple systems that don’t play well together, apply your unique business rules, and enter them into your payroll system. For many companies, that means dedicating as much as 20% of the week to the task of manually entering every piece …

How One HCM Company Made Grant Allocation Easy for Nonprofits

The Housing Assistance Council (HAC) is a non-profit corporation in Washington, D.C., that helps local organizations build affordable homes in rural America. The HAC staff works on multiple grant-funded project assignments throughout a pay cycle. For billing purposes and to improve visibility into their various projects, the payroll team had to allocate the salaried employees’ earnings in proportion to the …

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How to Automate Your HCM System Without Regrets

Compliance with ever-changing wage and hour laws is becoming more complex, and many companies are realizing that it’s time to evaluate their processes and technologies. As you think about investing in a new HCM system, consider which of your legacy policies need to be automated in the new solution. These are the company-specific premium pay or other incentive policies that …

5 Tips to Close More Sales Faster Using IDI

During a client analysis session, many HCM reps focus on the specific requirements that their time-and-attendance module addresses—tracking overtime over 40 hours per week, handling shift premiums, etc. This strategy used to work when clients had fewer payroll complexities to manage, but in this climate of compliance the most successful reps take a more complete review of the client’s current …

IDI's HR article roundup - Nov 2015

HR Article Roundup—November 2015

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. 4 Tips for Allowing Nonexempt Employees to Telecommute Via SHRM. It is widely believed that nonexempt employees shouldn’t be allowed to telecommute because of the fear that …

Nonprofits: How to Put Less Effort into Funding Reports

The lifeblood of a nonprofit organization is the funding that’s supplied from various grants and donations. In the past, nonprofits could focus on their mission and provide periodic reports to their funding sources or government agencies. These reports provided estimates on dollars used against a grant or fund. And that approach was good enough. But not anymore. “Good Enough” Reporting …