Attendance

Attendance incentives

QUESTION Dear HR Community I understand that there was a previous post on good attendance rewards. But, as we recover from COVID-19 and resume our operations, is it advisable to introduce an incentive for attendance for operational staff? We are thinking about this and would appreciate any advice from those who have implemented such policies to increase or improve attendance. We are from the construction industry. Thank you for your inputs. Yong     HR Poll: Do attendance incentives work? (To improve attendance) Yes: 50.00% No: 15.00% Maybe: 35.00%     REPLIES & COMMENTS     Do it on a quarterly basis rather than yearly. – Cheryl Depends on the nature of industry and category. For workers,  incentives may help like production, operation, cleaning, security, and others. but for executive-level may not help since most are still working from home. – AM To motivate staff not to be absent special during this period. Where 3 days MC is easy to obtain. But have to be careful about the terms & conditions of the attendance incentive. – Jenny   HRSINGAPORE | HR Community Message | Attendance incentives  

More
Imposing Fine

Imposing Fine

Question Dear HR Professionals, Are employers allowed to impose a fine for staff being late, not clocking in, not clocking out attendance? The company wants to impose a $10 for every offence and staff are not cooperative on this. Neither can HR just deduct it from salary, correct? Any other remedies? Ashton     Reply 1 Companies have no authority to impose fines. For lateness, you are allowed to deduct the exact minutes or hours of lateness. The best way to handle lateness amongst staff is to make it the responsibility of each Department Head to take disciplinary action against frequent latecomers. They should be the ones to enforce punctuality standards. BO     Reply 2 I do think there are limited items that you could deduct via salary payout and such penalty is not one of them Jessie     Reply 3 Our company policy is very strict on punctuality and staff are well informed that this is one of the factors used in the annual appraisal. Staff are given a grace period of 10 mins for lateness and anything more than 10mins, there will be a salary deduction with the employee acknowledgment. Every lateness is recorded and submitted […]

More