Category Archives: Compensation Waste 101

Compensation Waste 101 – End Unlimited Paid Time Off Accrual

In the black expanse of waste that organizations pour into ineffective compensation spending is a bright shining star — payments, typically to departing employees, for unused paid time off.  This isn’t just a waste of money when it is paid, … Continue reading

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Compensation Waste 101 – Why Raising Your Minimum Wage Will Lower Your Costs

Increasing the minimum wage doesn’t improve the skills and contributions of those who currently earn the minimum wage – but increasing an organization’s minimum wage may be essential to achieving needed levels of productivity and performance.   Federally Qualified Health Centers … Continue reading

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Compensation Waste 101 – Premium Pay for Covering Vacations

In this series of posts, I’ll identify practices in migrant/community health centers that may be a waste of precious employee compensation resources.  Today I’ll cover a policy I ran into recently while talking to one of my clients, one that … Continue reading

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