Human Resources News & Insights

Pay transparency: A new tool to boost employee engagement

For many companies, discussing salaries has always been taboo. Some firms even required new hires to sign an agreement swearing they wouldn’t disclose their pay to co-workers. 

Salary calculator: 5 comparison tools you can use to check pay levels

As the job market tightens, setting competitive salary levels becomes more and more critical. 

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. 

Former DOL admin: 4 risky pay practices the feds have a field day with

With the DOL’s overtime changes under construction, some employers are putting pay-process reviews on the back burner, but that could be a very costly mistake. 

Friendly court reminder: Policies can’t stop workers from talking about pay

By now, most savvy companies know they can’t bar employees from discussing such things as salaries and working conditions. But that doesn’t mean there aren’t some companies out there that try to do it anyway. 

EEO-1 changes: Employers just caught a major break

If you were in the middle of your preparations for the EEOC’s more detailed EEO-1 reporting requirements, stop what you’re doing right now.

Butt-dial costs man a cushy six-figure job he ‘barely showed up to’

Here’s some advice for individuals who set the bar low: If you do manage to land that dream job that essentially pays you big bucks to do nothing, don’t ever, under any circumstances, brag about the fact that you have such a job.

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. 

New EEOC pay reporting rule issued: 3 things you need to know

It’s official: Employers will have more reporting duties moving forward. Here’s everything you need to know about the EEOC’s new final rule.