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The standards established to protect employees by the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) depreciate over time due to inflation, which is why in 2014, President Obama signed a memorandum instructing the DOL to provide updated, new FLSA overtime pay regulations and protections for minimum wage and overtime work. Following the notice, the department sought feedback to help define the ‘Final Rule,’ and ultimately determined the key provisions and timeline to extend eligibility to over 4.2 million workers.
Synel America’s software product XactTime, which is powered by Time America, is a web-based time and attendance solution that also features a mobile app called XTMobile, available for both iOS and Android. XTMobile’s most recent release features the new capability to define geographical boundaries and zones to restrict employee punches to specific areas. Learn more about mobile geofencing for time & attendance software.
In an effort to stimulate better accountability for long-term care facilities, a new mandatory compliance measure is being undertaken with Section 6106 of the Affordable Care Act, and it is being referred to as the “PBJ Staffing Data Submission Program,” “Payroll Data Submission – Payroll Based Journal Reporting,” or sometimes just as “PBJ Reporting.”