The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has charged five men with defrauding shareholders of $30 million from a now-defunct employee leasing company that provided workers’ compensation insurance and other services to employers in 32 states.Read More
A Florida man who was fired November 2 may be the first American employee to lose his job for having had a drug-resistant bacterial infection that is responsible for the deaths of thousands of people in the U.S. each year.Read More
One of four pilots named in a lawsuit by United Airlines alleging sick-leave abuse has been fired and another has been suspended, fueling tensions before the company begins union contract negotiations next month.Read More
Lawmakers and critics have taken aim at execs at Merrill Lynch, Citigroup and others, noting the mismatch between those firms’ poor share performance and the high payouts given to outgoing CEOs.Read More
New York’s attorney general says American International Group Inc. has agreed to freeze the $19 million plus other benefits provided for former CEO Martin Sullivan in his employment package.Read More
A federal appellate court said Tuesday, September 8, that a female pilot who alleged sexual discrimination in connection with her termination can proceed with her case.Read More
Here are five of the best practices based on research and companies’ experiences.Read More
My new CFO tells me to have “nothing to do with salary administration because it's not an HR function.” I told him it definitely is an HR function, but he disagrees. His assertion surprises me. My belief is that HR and salary/compensation are an integral part of HR responsibilities. He is now giving raises and unequal pay treatment for various favorites, with no performance reviews to back it up. I am concerned and am not certain what to do. What advice do you have?
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