Legislation calls for the creation of an Office of Pension Participant Advocacy in the Department of Labor that would develop recommendations to improve pension policies.Read More
Senate leaders vow to continue working toward a final bill. Schedule is uncertain. HR advocates say employer verification dimension remains flawed.Read More
Former PBGC chief Bradley Belt argues that corporate executives eager to abandon their defined-benefit pensions may be cutting off their proverbial nose to spite their face.Read More
Charles E.F. Millard and Bradford Campbell would fill two long-vacant pension regulator posts.Read More
Johnson & Johnson banned smoking on its properties in January, and since then employees who smoke have had to brave the elements and improve their map reading skills.Read More
Our technology firm anticipates rapid growth this year. Presently we conduct annual performance reviews that are rather informal. This method is manageable now, but as the company grows how could we introduce structured performance management for employees of various occupations?
Some HR organizations are grappling with updating their dress codes to accommodate younger workers who adorn their bodies with tattoos or piercings.Read More
California is just the latest state to pass "hands-free" legislation for cell phones in cars. If drivers work for companies that require or expect their employees to use cell phones as part of their jobs, then the employers may also be held responsible for the accidents as well.Read More