10 Ways Employers Will Be Affected by the Proposed Overtime Changes

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As a WAM-Pro, there are specific elements of the Department of Labor’s (DOL) proposed overtime changes that you will need to understand. So far, most articles have only reviewed the facts, but practitioners like you need more. We could ultimately see hundreds of effects as the ripples of regulation spread, but here are 10 critical ones to start with.

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WAM-Pro® Goes Global: An Australian Workforce Asset Management Program in Development

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SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA—July 15, 2015. As businesses around the globe look for better ways to manage their workforce and control their labor costs, they will need more than just tools. They will need a standard of competency on how to use workforce management technology and apply best practice.

This week the Association for Workforce Asset Management (AWAM), designer of the Workforce Asset Management Professional (WAM-Pro®) Certification Program, and Presence of IT, a global leader in Workforce Management and HR/Payroll solutions, will partner on a project to create a workforce management certification program specially tailored to the needs of the Australian market. Subject matter experts and leaders will come from all corners of the continent to develop this program, the first of its kind in Australia.

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Avoid Workplace Defamation Claims by Using Workforce Management

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And they said documentation was boring… Workforce lawsuits come in a variety of flavors, but most employers don’t anticipate that firing an employee for poor attendance can turn into a defamation claim. For example, although a manager states in his defense that he fired an employee for tardiness, the employee could contest that it was due to discrimination (sex, age, ethnicity, medical condition, etc.). Employers using workforce management systems could have some defense, however.

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The Rush is On: 7 Steps to Mining Your WFM Systems for Gold

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A NEW PRECIOUS RESOURCE: DATA

Data is more critical now than ever and seems immune to the laws of inflation. In fact, cashing in early on data goldmines typically results in immediate and long-term value.

However, even though the data has a high profile and proven value, most organizations still do not have a plan or process around how to find, mine, refine, and cash-in on their workforce management data.

In this paper, we will use the gold mining process as a guide to converting data rubble into data gold.

Check out this paper on our www.AWAMpro.com website under “WAM-Pro Papers”!