Keyword Results: overtime

  1. FLSA Changes and Tracking Salaried Worker Overtime

    On May 18, 2016, the Department of Labor announced an update to the Fair Labor Standard Act (FLSA). One major change requires employers to pay overtime for salaried employees earning less than $47,476 per year. This...
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  2. Limiting Total Employee Hours Worked

    Virtual TimeClock 16 adds a powerful new shift rule that allows you to limit the maximum hours an employee may work per week, pay period, or month. Configuring this rule will prevent a worker from...
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  3. Feature Highlight: Overtime

    An employee may be entitled to premium or overtime pay for a number of different reasons. State and federal laws mandate a number of employer overtime responsibilities. In addition, business policies and union contracts often...
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  4. Overtime & Minimum Wage Laws

    Our website has several resource pages that centralize helpful information for employers and businesses operating within the United States. These pages are updated periodically to reflect changes implemented by U.S. government as well as individual...
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  5. Avoid FLSA Violations: Understanding the Fair Labor Standards Act

    There are many things that employers regularly concern themselves with, including earning a profit, managing employees, keeping track of inventory, billing customers, paying vendors, controlling overhead costs, processing payroll, and the list goes on. While...
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  6. Global Weekly Overtime Settings

    There are a couple of settings within your time clock software that can affect how employee weekly overtime totals are calculated. Both of these settings are global, meaning they impact all of your employee time...
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  7. Setting Up California Overtime

    California has some very interesting overtime provisions that go beyond those required by the FLSA (Fair Labor Standards Act). Nonexempt employees that work more than 8 hours in any workday or more than 40 hours...
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  8. Overtime Rate for Worked Holidays

    Some businesses pay a premium rate when employees work on a company designated holiday. Since the increased wage is handled by your payroll system, you just need to know how many hours to pay for...
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  9. Tracking Flexi-Time

    Flexi-time in some parts of the world usually refers to accumulated overtime hours that an employee can build up and exchange for the equivalent amount of time off. Basically, you need to keep track of...
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  10. Does Paid Leave Count Towards Weekly Overtime?

    We often get asked if paid leave counts toward weekly overtime calculations. Well, that depends on whether you want it to or not. By default, any paid leave time (vacation, sick time, holidays, etc.) does...
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  11. Tracking Comp Time

    What is comp time? Comp (compensatory) time is an alternate way of rewarding overtime work. Instead of paying an hourly employee time-and-a-half for working extra hours, employers would give them an hour and a half...
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  12. Definition of Workweek

    All employees covered under FLSA (Fair Labor Standards Act) must receive overtime pay for hours worked over 40 in a workweek. So what defines a workweek? Well, the FLSA defines an employee's workweek as "a...
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  13. Understanding Workweeks

    I want to explain the relationship between the workweek setting in Virtual TimeClock and payroll periods. The workweek start day is a global overtime setting that tells your time clock software when to start calculating...
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  14. Troubleshooting Overtime

    We've talked recently about how to track down missing overtime on your employee time cards. The steps went something like this: Check employee overtime assignments Check overtime rule configuration Check employee salary type Check the...
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  15. Tracking Approved Overtime

    We talk to a lot of business owners trying to solve a variety of time and attendance problems. Two of the most common we hear about are how to prevent buddy punching and how to...
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  16. Missing Overtime?

    Many new users contact us right after running their first payroll because no overtime has been calculated on their employee time cards. If that's happened to you, here are the time clock software settings you...
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  17. How To Control Overtime With Employee Time Clock Software

    Running a business is no easy matter. It takes a lot of time, effort, and resources, no matter what size the business happens to be. To some extent, all businesses have to deal with employees,...
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  18. Control Overtime With Employee Time Clock Software

    It takes a lot of time, effort, and resources to run a business, no matter what the size. To some extent, all businesses have to deal with employees, customer satisfaction, and expenses.  Of these, businesses...
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  19. Control Employee Overtime with Virtual TimeClock '11

    Virtual TimeClock '11 is now available. We've added powerful new clock in and out rules to the latest release of our employee time clock software that allow you to control unnecessary employee overtime by setting...
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  20. Missing Employee Overtime?

    A major reason time clock software makes a great punch clock replacement is its ability to instantly total and separate hours worked into regular and overtime based on defined business rules. This is what saves...
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  21. Daily and Weekly Overtime Calculations

    The automatic calculation of regular, overtime, and paid leave hours is one of the main reasons businesses invest in time and attendance software. So it's important to make sure your employee time clock software configuration...
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  22. Got Overtime?

    If your business is required to track daily and/or weekly overtime, you'll need to make sure you assign an overtime rule to new workers. After creating the new user record in your Virtual TimeClock software,...
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