Working the Clock

Where is the referee when employees are gaming your workforce management systems?

labor Cost Optimization

Posted by Lisa Disselkamp on August 12, 2014

A restaurant worker knows exactly when to punch the clock to gain an extra 15 minutes per shift. (So do his co-workers.)

Employees routinely use the time clock near the parking lot door (meant for security staff, whose office is nearby), rather than the clock near their workstations, gaining several minutes of paid time as they walk to their stations and settle in.

A nurse with a $75K salary earns a W-2 for $240K, thanks to overtime pay, shift premiums, and other incentives.

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Did you know these three trends in incentive pay design?


Posted by Gregory Stoskopf, Sheila C. Sever, and Michelle Nguyen on May 8, 2014

Thanks to a new and unique study by WorldatWork in conjunction with Deloitte Consulting LLP and Vivient Consulting, we have a much more comprehensive picture of how organizations use incentive pay than ever before. The research examines the incentive pay practices of three distinct employer groups: publicly traded companies, privately held companies, and non-profit/government organizations. Being able to easily compare data across these groups has brought some intriguing findings to light. Here are three trends from the survey findings.

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