Peak vacation challenges There are bound to be periods of time, particularly in the summer, when a lot of your employees are on vacation or otherwise out of the office. While this is to be expected, if you’re too short-staffed, work will accumulate and the quality of your employee experience and customer experience alike will […]
Most people aren’t aware of the ins and outs of labor law—until they have to be. The rules governing paid time off (PTO) are the perfect example. If you’re reading this, you must be wondering ”Can employers deny PTO?”. Many don’t realize that as commonplace (and indeed, expected) as paid vacation is, it’s not legally mandated in the US. […]
“What is the best way to track vacation?” This is a question that’s often on the minds of those in charge of time off tracking. It’s one of those tasks that many wish they could defer to someone else. Why? Because it’s an intricate process that requires near-constant attention…for every single employee. We take a look at 4 common methods for tracking vacation and other PTO.
Paid time off (PTO) is a company policy or benefit program that allows employees to take time away from work for illness, vacation or for personal reasons, and still receive compensation. It’s also one of our favourite topics here at PurelyHR. We take a look at what it is and some examples of paid time off.
FunFact: North America (the United States, Canada & Mexico) holds the bottom three spots when comparing PTO regulations all around the world, while The UK, France, and Spain occupy the top three spots. The difference between policies is rather drastic. Countries in the United Kingdom offer a maximum of 28 paid days off a year, […]
With all the things you as an HR Decision Maker have to worry about it’s understandable why your employees participation in your Paid Time Off policy can seem like a non issue, but rest assured if you put PTO Engagement at the top of your list in 2019, you won’t regret it and your employees […]
Dieppe, New Brunswick. December 5th, 2018 — PurelyHR announced today it was named a FrontRunner for HRIS Management software by Software Advice. FrontRunners are designed to help small businesses evaluate which software products may be right for them. “We are thrilled to see our users are responding positively to the software and leaving such great […]
“Wow, you really need a vacation!” Unclaimed PTO is easy to recognize. It’s that look on an employee’s face when they’ve finally reached their breaking point. It’s been too long since their last vacation and they’re done. There may have even been signs along the way: a shift in attitude or morale, a sudden increase […]