SAN ANTONIO, Sept. 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Eighty-two percent of employees across America have access to a self-service portal where they have the ability to view their pay and benefits information at their convenience, and most employees are happy to use these portals. This is according to the 2017 "Getting Paid In America" survey conducted by the American Payroll Association for National Payroll Week.
"The employee experience becomes more personalized when individuals can access scheduling, time tracking, pay and other people oriented information at their fingertips," said Lisa Sterling,
chief people officer at Ceridian. "By taking ownership of their work-life blend, employees feel valued and empowered – which makes work life better."
When asked if their employer provides an employee self-service portal where they can access pay and benefits information online, more than eighty-two percent of respondents stated yes. In a follow-up question, more than sixty-four percent of respondents indicated they prefer to access the portal via a desktop computer at work or at home, with laptop access and smartphone access also being popular methods for utilizing their employee self-service portal.
The "Getting Paid In America" survey is conducted annually during National Payroll Week by the American Payroll Association (APA). More than 34,000 employees responded to the 2017 survey, providing insight into various payroll and time and attendance trends impacting the American workplace. Visit nationalpayrollweek.com to view full results.
The APA is the nation's leader in payroll education, publications, and training. Visit APA online at americanpayroll.org.
SOURCE American Payroll Association