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The Unintended Consequences of PTO Policies

Posted by Richard Cangemi on Jan 20, 2022 9:00:00 AM

Paid time off is arguably the most important benefit that a company can provide to its workforce. It is an essential safety net because even the shortest sickness without pay is a financial hardship for most.

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Topics: PTO, Time and Labor

5 Labor Laws You Might Not Know That You Need to Comply With

Posted by Alexa Rivera on Jan 11, 2022 8:45:00 AM

There are so many rules and regulations you must comply with when it comes to labor laws, it can be enough to make your head spin. Luckily, many of the U.S. labor laws are common knowledge, or common sense.

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Topics: Compliance, Employee Scheduling, Time and Labor, HR

5 Workplace Nightmares and How To Avoid Them

Posted by Alexa Rivera on Oct 12, 2021 9:51:00 AM

If you know anything about Human Resources, you know there are countless responsibilities for HR leaders to keep track of. Some are beautiful, some are daunting, and some are downright terrifying. At PeopleGuru, we don't take lightly how vital the role of an HR professional is and because it's such a crucial role, there are some sticky situations you want to steer clear of (and at all costs). That's why we've assembled five workplace nightmares to avoid just in time for the spooky season.

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Topics: Leadership, Employee Law, Time and Labor, Workforce Management, HR, Culture

Everything To Know About Leading a Multi-Generational Workforce

Posted by Alexa Rivera on Sep 21, 2021 11:11:00 AM

Most people can agree that various generations have drastically different views on, well, just about everything. This fact certainly doesn’t change when it comes to business. The current workforce is made up of Baby Boomers, Gen X’ers, Millennials, and the first digital natives, Generation Z.

 

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Topics: Time and Labor, Workforce Management, HR, Culture

Biometric Privacy Laws: What Should HR Do?

Posted by Steve Cohen on Sep 26, 2019 3:10:08 PM

A Spiceworks survey shows that 62% of organizations currently use biometric authentication technology in the workplace and that an additional 24% plan to implement biometric technology within the next two years.

Employees are quick to ditch memorizing long, lengthy passwords and HR is on board to implement biometric technology to help accomplish a wide of range of objectives in the workplace, specifically employee labor reporting validation and overcoming daily people challenges like buddy punching.

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Topics: Compliance, HCM, Employee Law, Technology, Time and Labor, Workforce Management, HR

CMS Announcement: PBJ Will Be Used For Five Star Rating

Posted by Allyson Edwards on Apr 26, 2018 3:43:05 PM

Since 2016, skilled nursing providers have been required to submit Payroll-Based Journal (PBJ) data to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) as a way to drive industry standards and ensure high quality care for patients.

CMS has been very clear from the start that PBJ data would eventually affect a providers’ Five Star Quality Rating, but it was never certain when that date would be, or how PBJ data would replace the current method of data capture.

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Topics: Compliance, Senior Care, Staffing, Time and Labor

3 Reasons to Automate Timekeeping

Posted by Allyson Edwards on Feb 21, 2018 10:11:02 AM

Your people are your most valuable asset and often your largest expense. This is why investing in the right workforce management technology should be a top priority for any organization.

According to a Software Advice study, 43% of employees admitted to falsifying their timesheets, costing organizations $400 billion annually in lost productivity.[i]

In addition to time theft, a countless number HR and Payroll managers are still chasing down employees and supervisors for missing punches, approved time sheets, and accounting for shift differential and overtime pay. Once the time capture is complete, managers then have to ensure that all of the clean data ultimately finds its way into the payroll system for successful payroll runs. 

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Topics: HCM, Time and Labor, Workforce Management, HR

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