Many employers offer tuition assistance for work-related education. Normally, they include a rule saying employees have to pay back the money if they leave the company within a certain time frame. But collecting on that promise can bring legal headaches. Here’s how you can avoid them.
Periodically, we ask three HR managers how they’d handle a difficult situation at work. Today’s problem: The company is getting ready to announce a no-raise policy, and HR has to figure out a way to soften the blow.
Even though most companies offer paid sick time anyway, will HR face new problems if this becomes the law?
The unemployment rate jumped to its worst level in almost four years. But some industries got hit harder than others, so you can’t assume that your company will be swamped with applications from job-seekers.
If you let employees donate extra PTO to their co-workers, watch out for these legal pitfalls.
Think FMLA is tough to handle? Here’s how one state almost passed a law giving workers paid leave to watch baseball games.
Work this one out with your Payroll people: How would you compensate employees with property — in this case, a cemetery plot?
Periodically, we ask three HR managers how they’d handle a difficult situation at work. Today’s problem: Employees are surfing the Web and finding their salaries are too far below the Web “estimates” for their jobs.
The National Association of Colleges and Employers asked 19,000 new graduates what they were looking from their employers. The answers were surprising.