Are you using a manual process to track your employees’ work hours?
Have you ever experienced “buddy punching” and time theft?
Do you have complete confidence in the payroll accuracy at your company?
The American Payroll Association (APA) conducted a study about typical human error factor when manually calculating payroll. According to the results published in Paytech, the overpayment due to human error can range from 1% to 8%. If you …Read More
In the previous blog, I spoke about ways that employers can make the entire background checking process easier and less stressful for potential applicants. In this entry, we are going to go over some of the more nitty gritty details about discriminating against an employee based on their criminal history.
Here are some quick stats:
Every year more than 700,000 people are released from U.S. prisons looking for work
Millions of Americans – one in …Read More
According to the 2010 Employment Background Screening Survey, 96% of employers answered that they felt that the applicants understood why employee background checks were a part of the hiring process, and what effect they had on a potential position. However, many candidates fear that a background check will be performed improperly, are unaware of exactly what information is collected, or believe that having any negative history at all on their …Read More
Employee At-Will: A common-law rule that an employment contract of indefinite duration can be terminated by either the employer or the employee at any time for any reason; also known as terminable at will.
Interestingly enough, the U.S. remains the sole major economy to utilize an “at-will” clause in employment agreements, applying to all employees except for those protected by a “good-cause” agreements, or those under contracts for a …Read More
Employers will be required to use updated forms as part of their background check process by January 1, 2013, as responsibility for interpreting the federal Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) transfers from the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to the newly-created Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB).
The primary change is that consumers should now contact the CFPB to obtain more information about their rights, as opposed to contacting the …Read More