Human Resources News & Insights

Performance Management Trends for 2019

As we move into 2019, organizations of all sizes are once again reviewing employee performance management strategies.

2018 Salary Guide: How does your comp plan stack up against other companies?

Is your compensation strategy workable in today’s business climate and tight labor market? There’s a tool to help you answer that question. 

FLSA ruling: When you don’t have to pay workers for training time

A U.S. District Court just gave employers a helpful example of when it’s okay to NOT pay workers for the time they spend in training. 

Overtime ruling should make employers reconsider this pay option

If you have a compensation and benefits plan that’s set up similarly to the one that just came under fire in this FLSA lawsuit, it’s likely time for some alterations. 

Don’t use this company’s approach to cutting OT costs

With the DOL looking to make another four million employees OT-eligible this December, many employers will be looking for ways to limit their OT exposure. Just don’t try the method this company used. 

One surprising upside to DOL’s overtime rule change

The DOL’s change to the FLSA’s white collar overtime exemptions aren’t all doom and gloom for employers. There’s at least one silver lining. 

EEOC updates pay reporting proposed rule: What’s new?

This past winter, the EEOC issued a proposed rule what would change the EEO-1 reporting requirements of employers. Now, after having listened to public comments on that proposal, the agency has issued an update. Here’s what you need to know. 

3 keys to defeating unfair pay claims

This employer’s courtroom victory provides a blueprint for how to defeat workers’ claims that they weren’t paid for all of the time they worked. 

An innovative approach that leads to long-term retention

To stand out from the competition and attract and retain top talent for the long-term, some employers rely on some very creative compensation tactics.  

It can happen to anyone: Biz owner gets jail time for wage violations

Most wage-and-hour violators are met with fines and damage penalties. But it’s also possible to go to jail for them. Is there anything scarier than that?