When employees chronically miss work without notice, or when absenteeism suddenly spikes in part of your workforce, it can lead to a series of kneejerk reactions, questions, and concerns. Is there something else going on? Are employees disengaged? What’s really happening here? And while some people might make assumptions about what employee absenteeism is saying, […]
Overtime happens in the business world. Depending on the way your company is organized, the industry you’re in, and even the season, overtime is hard to avoid. And while most companies take steps to avoid it, or at least keep it under control, there are still going to be times when certain employees tap into […]
Sometimes it can be tricky for employees to grasp how payroll works, especially if they’re recent hires and still getting used to your systems. Questions are sure to pop up: When does the pay period end? When do we have to turn in our hours? How long until payday? And if they get caught trying […]
Between the country’s economic growth and the record low unemployment rate of 4.1%, times are looking good for many companies and workers. Now wages are starting to nudge upwards too. According to recent Bureau of Labor Statistics data, average hourly earnings moved up nearly 3% from a year ago. This means that more money is […]
Bill needs to cut out a little early today. He asks Sue if she’ll clock him out when his shift is over. Sue tells him not to worry, she’s happy to help. Maybe it’s no big deal to them, but it could be a big deal to everyone else. Every day, businesses across the country […]
The customer may be king, but that doesn’t mean you have to be a court fool with your time. In any business, customer accounts are unequal –– some larger, smaller; some specialized or routine. With an advanced time and attendance software solution, you can better track labor management on customer accounts. Overtime is the biggest […]
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For many professionals, the phrase “cloud-based computing” has become synonymous with business-as-usual, and the promises that come with the cloud, such as rapid deployment, faster services, and greater connectivity, are baked into many modern work environments. However, less than a decade ago, the concept of the cloud was still new and fairly novel for many […]Read More >
Do you remember the proposed overtime changes to the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) in 2016? Once in effect, the rule was predicted to extend overtime protections to 4.2 million workers who were not previously eligible under federal law. Plenty of workers were excited about the changes, while many companies were a little concerned. And one sector that […]Read More >
Between the country’s economic growth and the record low unemployment rate of 4.1%, times are looking good for many companies and workers. Now wages are starting to nudge upwards too. According to recent Bureau of Labor Statistics data, average hourly earnings moved up nearly 3% from a year ago. This means that more money is […]Read More >
How stratustime Works
stratustime tracks employee hours through PCs, mobile devices, and POS systems, then automatically transmits time and attendance data to your payroll service. Advanced features like scheduling, PTO accrual, and labor forecasting give HR managers and payroll specialists more time to focus on people instead of data entry.