The case of whether McDonald’s is considered a joint-employer alongside its franchisees has been brewing and building for the past few years. McDonald’s finally headed to trial in March 2016, and is arguing against the National Labor Relations Board judgments. There has been much speculation around this case including what the long-term affects on the franchise business model will be, how employees will be managed, and how liability will be… Read More »Joint Employer Status, Franchise Business Model, and Employee Management
A collection or articles related to employee scheduling.
One of the headaches any operations manager faces is dealing with last minute schedule changes. There are a number of reasons for those changes. The most common is when someone calls off at the last minute. You find yourself scrambling to get a replacement out to the site. All too often the only criteria are that it be a warm, living body who will agree to go right out. That… Read More »Handling Last Minute Schedule Changes
Snap Schedule employee scheduling software offers a variety of reports you can run to break down your data for analysis. The creators set up reports for just about every type of data output you might need. For example, there are twelve reports for employee work hours alone. However, you may have a need for another type of report, or more detail on a standard one. Snap Schedule offers you a… Read More »Employee work hours reports
Running a service business means that you have to maintain a lot of contact data. All too often this data is spread out among a number of locations. Operations will have phone numbers for employees and the primary client contacts. Site supervisors will have primary, alternate and last ditch contact information for their site. Sales will have an entirely separate list. To make it more difficult these lists will be… Read More »Keep scheduling and employee information in one place
When creating an employee work schedule, one can stress over finding a good balance between employee requests, shift scheduling requirements and complying with labor rules and industry standards. If you create your employee work schedules using Excel spreadsheets, there are many conflicting aspects that are not being controlled. Excel spreadsheets do not calculate understaffing or overstaffing of your employees. This means unnecessary spending that could easily be spotted if you… Read More »Why You Shouldn’t Use Excel Spreadsheets To Schedule Employees