Last year, U.S. companies spent a staggering $467 million on wage-and-hour settlements according to the global firm, NERA Economic Consulting. They also found that the average wage and hour case costs approximately $4.6 million to resolve. Overtime claims represented the highest number of cases brought…Continue
Added by Jill on June 18, 2013 at 12:20pm — No Comments
HR.com and The Institute of Human Resources have invited Emergent’s President Bill Inman, to host a …
Added by Jill on April 23, 2013 at 12:53pm — No Comments
The Obama Administration issued long-awaited guidance last Friday designed to assist employers in identifying their full-time employees for the purposes of either offering health coverage or paying penalties under the Affordable Care Act. The coverage and penalty provisions take effect Jan. 1, 2014.
Added by Jill on September 6, 2012 at 12:40pm — No Comments
Sixty percent of organizations already have some sort of virtual workforce implemented today, however, with more companies recognizing the benefits of utilizing virtual workers, this number is set to increase to eighty percent by next year.…Continue
Added by Jill on August 28, 2012 at 1:09pm — No Comments
Recent research by a leading HR firm revealed the U.S. locations that will see the largest increases in salary next year.
Workers in the following cities could look forward to a bigger bump in pay than other workers across the U.S. in 2013!
Sadly, residents of San Francisco, Chicago and Minneapolis/St. Paul probably won’t be…Continue
Added by Jill on August 22, 2012 at 1:46pm — No Comments
Thirty Three percent of mid-sized companies in the U.S. have incurred federal penalties for non-compliance with government regulations over the past year. Unfortunately, for the most part, the penalties do not seem to have occurred due to just one minor slip up - of the thirty-three percent that incurred…Continue
Added by Jill on August 15, 2012 at 1:55pm — No Comments
Although processing payroll may seem as easy as printing a check. You should be aware of the many complexities that come with being an employer. The laws have become so complex that keeping up on the changing rules for each state requires extensive time and resources. The following are some of the areas that you need to be concerned with when processing payroll for your contingent workers.…Continue