Welcome to our blog. Learn more about timely regulations, laws and policies that affect workforce management in the Americas, along with other helpful information to make your decision-making process easier.

Did you know that many of our most popular time and attendance biometric data collection devices can be used with your existing time and attendance software system? Rather than relying solely on browser-based entry which requires internet and a workstation, adding time clocks can improve compliance in a number of ways.

Gone are the days when a CDROM (or worse, a series of floppy discs) was required to reap the benefits of time and attendance systems. While there are still a handful of scenarios in which on premise installations make sense, the vast majority of companies (of all sizes and types) are now enjoying the paybacks of cloud-based time and attendance and other workforce management systems. Learn how this technology changed the game, and why it makes sense to invest in a cloud-based T&A system.

Learn about DayTrack’s module for labor levels, sub labor levels, and cost centers.

Increasingly, more and more employees are on-the-go while on-the-clock. Regardless of whether these employees are working from home or remotely from a job site, or even their favorite coffee shop, employers can benefit from geostamping or geofencing by creating punch zones for the employee’s mobile attendance.

Synel America’s newest time and attendance option is available in a monthly subscription starting at $1.50/month per employee, no contract, no risk. Also available in licensed and reseller options.

Misclassification is a rampant issue according to the United State’s Department of Labor. Learn how federal and state labor laws protect workers – and when they don’t – as well as why misclassification affects everyone.

It’s been a while since we’ve talked about the federal ruling on labor and overtime. Learn about the latest news regarding FLSA updates, and stay informed.

You have an existing program/software for attendance, time tracking and time off requests, and now you have a need to add “universal time clock hardware” for capturing time and attendance data. Learn how our nearly all of our time clock hardware solutions can be customized to meet your team’s needs.

How do you know which type of system your organization needs for its attendance solution? Time tracking and payroll can be greatly improved when the correct system is implemented. Learn how to make the best decision between cloud-based and desktop-based attendance solutions.

How should employees punch in/out and access entryways? Secure and accurate authentication (or verification or validation) is extremely important. Consider the various methods that are available for data collection and select the right one (or combination) for your workplace.

Whether your organization is upgrading its time tracking solution from paper, excel, or an existing biometric device, it’s important to know these 5 essential considerations for time and attendance tracking solutions. 

Regardless of whether the employee is hourly or salary, contracted or tenured, time theft is a big problem costing employers millions of dollars annually. How can you recognize time theft in the workplace, stop it, and prevent it? 

Speculation in the labor industry has employers questioning if the FLSA overtime rules could be overturned by the new presidential administration after the inauguration. Learn what a repeal on these new regulations could mean, and what employers can do to prepare.

There are several common methods employers use when calculating time, attendance, breaks and other labor-related tracking. Learn about the ins and outs of time sheet rounding. Is it time sheet rounding legal? Is it saving me or costing me money?

The FLSA deadline is quickly approaching; have you familiarized yourself with all of the FLSA provisions? Are you ready to implement necessary labor and hour policy changes? Learn about 5 of the most important considerations for avoiding FLSA mistakes and lawsuits.

Create a better “break” culture in your office to improve productivity, employee engagement, and labor costs in order to maximize workplace break policies.

Do you know what kind of user experience (UX) questions to ask when shopping for a time and attendance system and software? 

Familiarize yourself with the overtime rules in California. Plus, see how easy it is to enable California overtime laws in our software to ensure your employees get paid according to law – without calculating anything by hand.

Learn why biometric data capture technology makes sense in the workplace and how to best harness it with the Synel Americas Advantage.


Utilize bells as audible signals to improve workforce management