During the hiring process, recruiters may discover someone is lying on their application. How to handle the candidate?
Great wellness programs achieve the ultimate goal, which is really two-fold: get employees healthier and keep healthcare costs down.
Smaller companies can custom-design marental leave policies as a tactic to compete with larger firms in attracting and retaining talent.
Financial worry is a leading cause of workplace stress. Here are 3 great ways Benefit teams can help.
To keep up with employee absence regs and DOL guidelines, employers need to put in place a robust management program – to define, measure and benchmark absence – to help avoid a lawsuit.
Salary history bans are aimed at encouraging equal pay for minorities and women doing the same jobs as their male colleagues.
It’s almost intern season – when college students are out for the summer and look to build their resume. You’ll recall that last year, the DOL dropped its strict “six-factor test” for determining whether an intern qualifies as an employee entitled to at least minimum wage and overtime pay, under the FLSA. Under this test, […]
No one wants to hear “You’re fired.” This was even more evident in February, when a worker who’d just been let go killed five co-workers at a factory in Aurora, IL. Of course, this situation is rare, but the incident has prompted HR pros to re-evaluate their policies as reported in The Wall Street Journal. Is […]
Performance-based pay is likely the most common feature of the compensation structures of U.S. companies, experts say. And guess what? It’s also likely to be affecting your workers’ mental health. When employers transitioned to a pay-for-performance compensation plan (based on bonuses, commissions, profit-sharing, etc.), workers showed an increased use of anxiety and depression medications: 5.7% […]
We live in a litigious world, and nowhere is that truer than in the workplace. Especially since the #MeToo era began, workplace investigations have come under increased scrutiny.