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Benefits

  1. Posted in: BenefitsOSHA Softens Stance on Safety Incentive Programs, Post-incident Drug Tests by Rick BellOSHA published a memo to clarify that it does not prohibit workplace safety incentive programs or post-incident drug testing.
  2. boutique fitness wellness benefits Posted in: BenefitsBoutique Fitness: The Holy Grail for Wellness Programs?Some employers are enthusiastic about using boutique fitness to engage employees in wellness programs and change unhealthy behaviors. Here’s why.
  3. Posted in: BenefitsMedical Overtreatment’s Potential Effect on EmployersKaiser Health News held a livestream in September about medical overtreatment, its impact and potential solutions. Here are the takeaways for employers.

Compensation

  1. Posted in: CompensationDon’t Ignore State Law When Considering Wage-and-Hour IssuesWhen considering whether you are paying your employees correctly, the main consideration is always the FLSA.
  2. Posted in: CompensationDepartment of Labor Trying to Get Employees PAID for Inadvertent FLSA ViolationsThe Department of Labor's pilot program PAID would permit employers to self-report FLSA violations to the DOL without risk of litigation or enforcement proceedings.
  3. Posted in: CompensationSave Money on OT Payments With the Fluctuating WorkweekIn my never-ending quest to show you how many different ways you can screw up paying your employees under the federal wage and hour laws, ...

HR Administration

  1. Posted in: HR AdministrationTiming of Retaliation Is Key Factor to Reinstating Employee SuitDo not sit on allegations of workplace misconduct. If something is inappropriate today, the passage of time will not make it more inappropriate tomorrow.
  2. Posted in: HR Administration5 Steps to Take When an Employee Sues Your CompanyNo matter how good a company's HR practices are, a certain percentage of terminations and other employment decisions will turn into lawsuits.
  3. Posted in: HR AdministrationU.S. Employers Step Up to Control HR DataIt’s not just GDPR in Europe; U.S. companies are under pressure to control HR data, too.

Legal

  1. Posted in: HR AdministrationTiming of Retaliation Is Key Factor to Reinstating Employee SuitDo not sit on allegations of workplace misconduct. If something is inappropriate today, the passage of time will not make it more inappropriate tomorrow.
  2. Posted in: LegalThe 17th Nominee for the Worst Employer of 2018 Is … the Groping GroceriI you permit your employees to grab and grope the genitals of any employees, you might be the worst employer of 2018.
  3. Posted in: LegalMake Your Business Cyber-aware for National Cybersecurity Awareness MonthOctober is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month. Let's see how good your cyber-awareness is.

Recruitment

  1. employee engagement and retention Posted in: RecruitmentEmployers Find Sports Score Employee Engagement and Retention PointsSporting events during the work week can be a distraction for employees. Nonetheless, employers are finding that they can be a great employee engagement and ...
  2. gen z job interests Posted in: RecruitmentGeneration Z’s Job Interests Lie in Future-proof JobsGen Z is changing the workplace with their lifestyle and ambitions, according to a recent Indeed report. Their job interests fall into one category.
  3. linkedin glint Posted in: RecruitmentLinkedIn Signs Deal to Acquire GlintThe acquisition of Glint complements LinkedIn’s strategy of acquiring the tools necessary to help rapidly execute long-term strategies.

Staffing Management

  1. employee engagement and retention Posted in: RecruitmentEmployers Find Sports Score Employee Engagement and Retention PointsSporting events during the work week can be a distraction for employees. Nonetheless, employers are finding that they can be a great employee engagement and ...
  2. Predictable Shift Laws Posted in: Staffing ManagementPredictable Shift Laws Spread to More Cities, StatesTo avoid financial penalties from predictable shift laws, more organizations are adopting worker-friendly time and attendance policies.
  3. staffing providers Posted in: Staffing ManagementSector Report: Staffing Providers Opt For ‘Create Your Own Talent’Supply and demand has staffing providers ramping up production. Also, the 2018 Hot List for Staffing Providers.

Training

  1. Posted in: TrainingCEO Action for Diversity and Inclusion Uses Mobile Experience for Unconscious Bias EducationIn the Check Your Blind Spots mobile tour, employees, students and passersby learn about unconscious bias training as a stepping stone for further diversity and ...
  2. Posted in: TrainingWorkplace Compliance By Carrot Trumps Compliance By StickAt least for the next two-plus years, employers should be taking full advantage of the government's focus on education for workplace compliance.
  3. Posted in: TrainingTraining Won’t Fix Stupid in a Hostile Work EnvironmentTrain your employees on how to complain if they feel they are victims of discrimination or are subjected to a hostile work environment, and train yourself ...

Technology

  1. Posted in: TechnologyCompany Urges Co-workers to Get HytchedA socially conscious carpooling app named Hytch looks to change the world one commuter at a time.
  2. cloud based hr systems Posted in: TechnologySector Report: Cloud-Based HR Systems Make Everything BetterThe cloud is allowing vendors to upgrade their HR systems more often, to the benefit of clients everywhere. Also, the Hot List for HRMS providers.
  3. Posted in: TechnologyYourForce: HR Tech is Your Most Valuable AssetEditor-in-Chief Mike Prokopeak muses on the impact HR tech has on the HR function. Also, a 2005 story from Workforce takes us back to when ...

Workplace Culture

  1. Posted in: Workplace CultureWhen Dealing With D&I Naysayers, Avoid These 3 PitfallsDon’t ignore the power of the D&I naysayer. Instead, use the skills and energy of the natural D&I champions and focus your efforts on the ...
  2. employee engagement and retention Posted in: RecruitmentEmployers Find Sports Score Employee Engagement and Retention PointsSporting events during the work week can be a distraction for employees. Nonetheless, employers are finding that they can be a great employee engagement and ...
  3. Posted in: TechnologyCompany Urges Co-workers to Get HytchedA socially conscious carpooling app named Hytch looks to change the world one commuter at a time.