March 01, 2016

HR & Payroll Article Roundup: March 1, 2016

HR & Payroll Article Roundup: March 1, 2016

By Kit Dickinson on March 01, 2016

Human Resources and Payroll News March 2016

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. This month includes the latest on the coming overtime rule changes and developments in HR tech. Plus, does pay-for-performance work?
Take a look at these latest articles.

FLSA Lawsuit Against Quest Diagnostics Alleges Failure To Include Non-Discretionary Bonuses In Regular Rate

Via Fox Rothschild, LLP. Quest Diagnostics is facing a class-action lawsuit for failing to include incentives and bonuses in calculating overtime pay—an all-too-common (and costly) error that we’ve addressed before.

ACA ruling: You Can Now Get Sued for Reducing Employees’ Hours

Via HR Morning. The U.S. District Court has ruled that employers can be sued for reducing workers’ hours, under certain conditions. Make sure you know the facts to avoid any legal disputes.

Study: Core HR Is Moving to the Cloud

Via HRE Daily. In the early days of the Cloud, some predicted that certain HR functions would be well-suited for the medium, but that core HR functions would continue to reside in on-premise solutions. That’s turned out not to be the case.

Five Ways HR Technology Can Make Your Life Easier

Via TLNT. Human capital management technology has seen tremendous changes over the decades, but there’s still a lot of opportunity to improve even the most advanced HR tech. Here are the trends you should watch for.

Pay for Performance Is Given a Poor Grade

Via HRE Daily. Employers have long embraced the notion of paying for performance. But are these programs really making a difference? Are they really leading to better employee performance?

New OT Rules Create “Perfect Storm” for Lawsuits, Attorney Says

Via HR Morning. Employers are eagerly awaiting the announcement of the new overtime regulations this summer—in part because of the danger of an increase in the number of lawsuits. What do you need to be prepared for? Read about it here.

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