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Indonesia’s labor – Understanding the country’s working hours

October 23, 2018 in Education, HR, Time & Attendance
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Indonesia’s labor working hours As we all know, all rights and by laws. A good employee shall contribute his/her best towards the well being of the company. As an employee, we all can do this. By woking diligently everyday when we arrive to the office every single day. But as humans we all have both physical and mental limitations upon doing any activities. And this is why, the Indonesian local government has set up a certain law for working hours. So what is the Indonesia’s Labor Working Hours based on Indonesian’s Ministry of Manpower? To protect workers and the rights…

Time attendance is your pain point ? We can feel you

October 19, 2018 in Education, HR, Time & Attendance

We feel your pain, as we have been there before too. No more pain points with Albam’s Time Attendance Solution Before our CEO Jinyong Kim started Albam. The founder of Blue-Night Corporation had his idea of a perfect Time Attendance solution developed when he was managing a pub for himself a few years ago. As a business owner himself. Our founder understands the trouble and time that is needed to solve the different types of pain points that are faced by business owners. From not being able to check attendances remotely, missing attendances information due to manual inputs and a…

How to Avoid Minimum Wage Violations

October 18, 2018 in HR, Payroll
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Nearly a decade since the last increase of Minimum Wage Here’s what you need to understand The last minimum wage was raised in 2007. A time when the US economy was on the verge of economic recession. It generated a lot of reactions internally, politically and economically. As politicians, analysts and media scramble around to speculate on the viability of Washington’s choice in increasing the minimum wage. Especially on its short, medium and long term effects on labor market. For most companies,the decision to increase the minimum wage from $5.15 to $7.25 was a huge burden. With some analysts like Jeffrey…

Amazon’s $15 minimum wage is a wake up call to other retailers

October 11, 2018 in HR, Payroll
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Amazon’s Minimum Wage $15 a must, not an option Amazon’s move to increase its Minimum wage of $15/hour comes at a time as U.S unemployment rate are near record lows of 3.7% by September 2018.  The tight labor market. Followed by a high turnover rates on the Industry. It has given employers a difficult time in finding extra manpower around the up coming holiday season. Add that up with projections for record-breaking holiday total retail sales of $1.10 trillion . It makes definite sense for Amazon to increase its minimum wage. Especially during a time as it prepares to hire 100,000 temporary…

How do I save on labor costs? HR & Time Tracking Tips

September 28, 2018 in HR, Time & Attendance

The correlation between labor costs and profit margins In today’s competitive market, increasing sales revenue might seems to be the only viable way that can increase profit margin. But as we all know, at times, one’s business revenue might be much affected by various external factors. Therefore most business owners strive to find another way to control their profit margins. This is why most business owners then turn internally to control their labor costs, from time tracking to payroll. For most business owners, managing labor costs is probably one of the most important and difficult aspect in running any business….

Minimum wage 2018 in the Netherlands

June 14, 2018 in HR, Payroll, Time & Attendance
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A minimum wage is the lowest amount that can be legally paid to an employee by an employer either per hour, day, or month in a particular state/province or country. This definition does not apply to the maximum limit that can be paid to an employee, and it sets the ground rules for payment being that an employer cannot pay less than the legal minimum wage required. Minimum wage 2018 in the Netherlands Wages in the Netherlands increased from 1 January 2018, with workers aged 22 or over entitled to a minimum of €1,578 per month. This represents a €13…

Minimum wage 2018 in Portugal

June 14, 2018 in HR, Payroll
minimum wage 2018 in Portugal

A minimum wage is the lowest amount that can be legally paid to an employee by an employer either per hour, day, or month in a particular state/province or country. This definition does not apply to the maximum limit that can be paid to an employee, it sets the ground rules for payment being that an employer cannot pay less than the legal minimum wage required. Or in another context, it could be said to be the lowest amount that is collectively negotiated by trade unions and/or social partners to be paid to employees in different job sectors usually recognized…

Minimum Wage Rate Of India 2018

May 29, 2018 in Payroll, Time & Attendance
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The Minimum Wage Act is an Act of Parliament concerning Indian 1st law that sets the minimum wage that must be paid to skilled and unskilled labors. However, to keep in mind an industry’s capacity to pay the constitution has defined a ‘fair wage.’ , Minimum wage is a payment, or among which is given to the employees/workers for the work(job) they have done. It is given according to the working condition/experience and type of work. The minimum wage is generally calculated on the basis of the number of ho. It can either be paid on a daily basis after the completion of work or…

Minimum Wage 2018 in Indonesia

May 23, 2018 in Payroll, Time & Attendance
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Introduction The employment policies belonging to unorganized workers and wages paid to them has been a subject of considerable discussion among union leaders and labor experts. While minimum wages legislation has to be in large extent for being effective in providing protection to employees in the organized sector, with periodic implements according to need for that country. Indonesia has legislation for minimum wage (MW) as regulated under Labour Law Act No. 13 Year 2003 article No. 88,89 and 90. However, there is new Government Regulation No. 8 of 1981 regarding protection of wages. Indonesia is on 7th ranking for having…

What is Pay Stub, Pay Slip, or Paycheck Stub?

May 2, 2018 in Payroll

Pay Stub, Pay Slip, and Paycheck Stub. They all mean the same thing. When an employer pays their employees, the staffs should receive a document called either Pay Stub (also called as Pay Slip or Paycheck Stub). It displays the details of the calculations applied to the paycheck. Details including how much salary an employee gets paid and what type of taxes have been applied to their wage. The information will generally include details that has been applied to the employees’ salary like how tax is taken out, gross pay, net pay, benefit deductions or contributions. An employee will receive pay…