The Replicon Blog

Best practices, trends and industry conversation on what’s happening in cloud-based time tracking

 

How Staples Could Have Avoided The Controversy Over Part Time Employees

How Staples Could Have Avoided The Controversy Over Part Time Employees

Staples, the office supplies giant and the third-largest e-commerce retailer in the US, has been in the news recently—and not in a good way. Several of its part-time employees have alleged that they were threatened with dismissal for working more than 25 hours a week. Some in the media have speculated that the company’s actions were part of an effort to avoid having to provide healthcare coverage under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) to employees on the cusp of working 30 hours a week.

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Work Time Flexibility Need Not Complicate Compliance

Work time flexibility need not complicate compliance

Working through the holidays isn’t fun. And, we have all had to do it at one time or other. Whether being on duty to keep essential services working, or engaged in the retail, dining, and hospitality industries, a large part of the workforce does not get much of a break during the holidays. Many others need flexibility with their work schedules to accommodate personal lives and family commitments.

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Replicon in EMEA: The Momentum Keeps Building

Replicon in EMEA: The Momentum Keeps Building

When Replicon announced its expansion into the EMEA market, we knew that we were in for some rapid growth. But even we were pleasantly surprised by how quickly our solutions are being snapped up by companies in the UK and other EMEA countries.

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Workforce Management Trends For 2015

Workforce Management Trends For 2015

What a tumultuous year 2014 was! Across the world, we saw companies slowly emerging from the depths of a widespread recession. Many organizations changed or reworked internal processes to improve their efficiency and productivity.

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Increasing the Minimum Wage: What Has Happened So Far and What to Expect in 2015

Increasing the Minimum Wage: What Has Happened So Far and What to Expect in 2015

Let’s go back to the very beginning of last year. The minimum wage debate was not headlining the front-page of the Wall Street Journal. It was a topic more likely to be tucked away in the back of the Journal’s Business Section.

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Replicon named regional finalist for the 2014 Canada’s Best Managed Companies Award

Replicon named regional finalist for the 2014 Canada’s Best Managed Companies Award

The Canada's Best Managed Companies award was established in 1993. This award is Canada’s leading business awards program, designed to recognize management excellence in Canadian owned and managed companies with revenues over $10 million. Every year, hundreds of companies compete for this coveted award and are selected via an independent judging process.

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Predictability Pay: A New Wage Premium Coming to a Workplace Near You

A New Wage Premium Coming to a Workplace Near You

Life is about to get a little better for nearly 100,000 part-time workers in San Francisco. The city’s Board of Supervisors recently voted in favor of two new ordinances known collectively as the Retail Workers Bill of Rights (“Bill of Rights”) and it’s a game changer.

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Bay Area Repliconians Support the Fight Against Childhood Cancer

Bay Area Repliconians Support the Fight Against Childhood Cancer

In January of this year, one of our co-workers learned that her 16-month-old daughter had leukemia. After the initial shock, her Repliconian co-workers stepped into action to show support.

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Replicon—now with Worldwide Work Rules support & Adaptive Compliance Library

Replicon—now with Worldwide Work Rules support & Adaptive Compliance Library

Replicon customers can now rapidly deploy our time and attendance solutions with minimal customization work—which can sometimes involve considerable time and expense. For the first time in a time and attendance tracking system, Replicon has provided support for pre-configured pay rules that cover every state in the U.S., every Canadian province, and most countries in Europe and Asia.

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POODLE does not affect Replicon customers

POODLE does not affect Replicon customers

Researchers have discovered a new vulnerability in the SSLv3 (Secure Sockets Layer) encryption standard that has been widely used in the Internet for the past 15 years. Dubbed “ POODLE,” which stands for Padding Oracle On Downgraded Legacy Encryption, this flaw could potentially allow unauthorized decryption of encrypted text sent over SSLv3 connections between a server and a web browser.

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