Scheduling

Overtime Rule Struck Down

United States businesses and their workforce have been waiting for the final say in the overtime ruling since it was halted last November 2016. On August 31, 2017, the Overtime [...]

2018-03-05T02:33:54+00:00 September 8th, 2017|Scheduling|Comments Off on Overtime Rule Struck Down

The Save Local Business Act and Joint Employer Status

Rep. Bradley Byrne (R-AL), Chairman of the Subcommittee on Workforce Protections and members introduced the “Save Local Business Act” (H.R. 3441) on July 7, 2017 in an effort to undo [...]

2018-07-03T23:56:17+00:00 August 22nd, 2017|Scheduling|Comments Off on The Save Local Business Act and Joint Employer Status

Municipality Employee Scheduling Legislation Trends

San Francisco, Emeryville, and San Jose are three main cities in California that have been a part of the local government trend in setting legislation surrounding employee scheduling. San Francisco [...]

2018-03-05T02:34:58+00:00 July 17th, 2017|Scheduling|Comments Off on Municipality Employee Scheduling Legislation Trends

Effects of Irregular Shifts and Work Schedules

Irregular shifts and on-call work schedules usually result in working variable hours throughout the week or even the month. Shift work is typically used to describe hours worked outside the [...]

2018-03-05T02:34:44+00:00 June 28th, 2017|Scheduling|Comments Off on Effects of Irregular Shifts and Work Schedules

Scheduling Tips for Night Shifts

Dispatch operations, medical facilities, hospitals, transportation, manufacturing plants, utility companies, and other businesses that operate 24/7 or schedule maintenance after hours must schedule employees to work night shifts. There are [...]

2018-03-05T02:35:19+00:00 June 26th, 2017|Scheduling|Comments Off on Scheduling Tips for Night Shifts

Browning-Ferris Joint Employer Status Case Update

The public at large is still waiting for a decision from the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals on whether the National Labor Relations Board’s (NLRB) ruling in 2015, which changed [...]

2018-07-02T22:16:40+00:00 June 26th, 2017|Scheduling|Comments Off on Browning-Ferris Joint Employer Status Case Update

Offering Flexible Work Schedules

Employers and schedulers have many options when creating employee schedules. A new trend that adds to the long list of options is the flexible work schedule. Many industries do require [...]

2018-03-03T20:21:17+00:00 May 30th, 2017|Scheduling|Comments Off on Offering Flexible Work Schedules