Kronos, the company that introduced the first micro-processor time clock in the 1970s, knows how tricky workforce management (WFM) can be. In this article, TEC principal analyst P.J. Jakovljevic looks at WFM challenges facing organizations, particularly those with large, complex workforces, and how Kronos’ innovative solutions help companies control labor costs, minimize compliance risk, and improve workforce productivity.
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employees being paid enormous overtime hours (say, 60 hours per week) because managers did not know that part-time employees are not legally entitled to overtime. Also, anyone that works more than 40 hours per week is automatically entitled to benefits, but the main reason for working part-time is avoiding the costs for these benefits. McDermott International , a large engineering, procurement, construction and installation (EPCI) equipment provider from Houston, Texas, talked about a different angle of u