Posts Tagged ‘Employee Disputes’

3 ways GPS employee time tracking can help you in your business

September 21st, 2014

Time is critical when it comes to construction. You’ve got deadlines to meet and projects to finish, and if you’ve got workers starting late or wasting time driving supplies around or chasing paperwork, it becomes harder and harder to meet your goals.

The no-fee-GPS feature of ExakTime Mobile will help you keep an eye on your workers and job sites. GPS time tracking gives you the features you need to manage time more efficiently, saving you money now and later.

Here are three ways our GPS feature will help your business excel.

Keep an Eye on Employees
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Can You Refuse To Pay An Employee/Contractor Due To Inefficiency?

August 15th, 2013

Every manager or supervisor who works in a project-based work environment, has certainly experienced the issue of inefficiency. Of course, if an employee is intentionally slacking off, then there are disciplinary measures that can take place. But inefficiency doesn’t always need to relate to work ethic. But, if someone does a job slower, therefore extending the completion date of a project, do you know if you can withhold some or all that pay cheque?

Technically, the answer to that question is no. If an individual is working their scheduled shift, and putting effort into their accomplishments, then it can be …

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Preparing to Terminate an Employee

June 21st, 2013

When preparing to terminate an employee, you need to ensure that you have all of your ducks in a row to avoid any legal issues. Before you call the employee into your office to fire them, make sure that you have done the following:

You have collected written reports from managers – if there were any performance issues reported by the employee’s managers and supervisors, make sure that you have it in writing. A formal report should always be filed when an incident occurs, and must include the manager’s signature. Have these documents together when you are ready for the …

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Payroll Questions: What Do You Pay Once You’ve Fired a Team Member?

May 30th, 2013

When an employee is leaving the company, there are some minimum financial compensation requirements that you must submit to as an employer. These requirements, according to the Australian Government Fair Work Ombudsmanapply whether you have terminated the employee, or if they resigned.

Pay all outstanding funds – you must pay an employee that is leaving their full wages based on their hours worked, or based on their normal salary. This includes any overtime hours worked, and any penalty rates that apply. Just because an employee is leaving doesn’t mean you owe them any less than an employee that is remaining …

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Dealing With Employees Who Are Disputing Worked Hours

March 23rd, 2012

In many industries, employees are paid strictly on an hourly basis. It can be challenging for the Human Resources Department to keep track of work time effectively, particularly when shift lengths and times can vary greatly in industries like cleaning and construction. It is also challenging to require workers to punch in using a traditional time clock when the work site can change on a regular basis.

So, what can you do if you are finding that employees are regularly disputing the hours that they have worked?

Stick to your company policy – if an employee has failed to fill …

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