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, […]
Across certain industries and professional environments, workforce management technology has become nearly ubiquitous with the modern workday. Sometimes, technology works in the background, tracking worker data as they move from project to project. Other times, employees engage directly with different types of workforce management technology: They log in via a retina scan They swipe their […]
The New Jersey Earned Sick Leave Law went into effect in October of 2018. It requires covered employers in the Garden State to provide one hour of paid sick leave for every 30 hours worked up to 40 hours per benefit year to eligible employees. As many readers might be aware, such requirements are not […]
Are flex work options the key to employee happiness, engagement, and even greater productivity? Some believe so. Flexible arrangements can give workers more options when it comes to their schedules. They can create new ways for employees to engage with the workplace. And, they can benefit your company, especially if they help foster a happier […]
What does the future of working look like? For many companies and workers, the future is all about flexibility. That’s one of the takeaways from a recent study, “The Millennial Mindset,” in which a whopping 92% of individuals said they want to work from home, while 91% said that flexible working — not being forced […]
Companies everywhere are concerned with time theft. One of the ways that time clock fraud can happen is through “buddy punching,” when an employee clocks in or out for other employees. Facial recognition technology is designed to help you prevent buddy punching. Do your employees know how much buddy punching costs your company? Buddy […]
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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.