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Why you need automated work force management for salaried employees

Some employers with only salaried personnel often believe automated Workforce Management is only necessary for organizations with hourly employees. The object of this message is to discuss why this couldn’t be further from the truth.

Why Companies With Salaried Employees Need Workforce Management Systems

1. Compliance

The alphabet soup of the various labor laws—FLSA, ACA, PBJ, FMLA—apply equally to all employees, regardless of the way they are paid. Accurately tracking hours, schedules, PTO, overtime, separation policies, and employee classifications is essential for maintaining compliance and having the needed paper trail to protect you in case of a labor dispute or audit.

2. Overtime Management

Non-exempt salaried employees are subject to overtime pay protections. Mismanaged overtime can be a real budget buster. It can also result in employee burnout, higher attrition, and diminished productivity—all of which are costly in their own right. The larger your business, the more unexpected overtime costs you. Customized overtime alerts a good Workforce Management Suite can take the hassle out of monitoring and managing overtime.

3. Analyze and Improve Resource Allocation

The job codes in your Workforce Management Suite enable employers to automatically track how much time each department or employee spends per account, project, product, or any other operational classification.

4. Reduced Admin Burden

How many hours a week does your HR team spend tracking accruals, submitting payroll, and responding to employee requests for information? The tools in Workforce Management Suite ease the burden on your HR staff and empower your employees to access important data without needing to contact HR and wait for a reply.

Schedule a Workforce Management Suite demo today. 

Posted Date: 2019-01-31

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