Human Resources News & Insights

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. 

Workers complaining about pay? What you can’t say to them now

There are three phrases you and your managers must be careful NOT to say to employees who walk off the job complaining about pay or scheduling. 

Under new OT rule, this payment method could save you a bundle

There’s one lesser-known tactic out there that some employers are considering to reduce overtime costs under the DOL’s changes to the FLSA overtime exemption rules. 

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.