Employers aren’t letting the spreading legalization of marijuana at the state level prevent them from creating and enforcing zero-tolerance anti-pot policies — and they have courts in their corner.
Human Resource Management
Looks like despite all the back-and-forth about the future of Obamacare, companies remain steadfast in their committment to offering employees medical plans in the next year.
More than three quarters of HR pros say their benefits offerings have been hurt by the slumping economy, found a recent study. Which benefits have taken the biggest hit?
The proof’s in: Senior execs can be just as clueless about social media as their rank-and-file colleagues.
In the beginning, there was the Personnel Department. Its job was to handle the mechanics of hiring and firing – basically, a clerical operation. Then came Human Resources, which was supposed to transform the department’s role into a dynamic player in finding, developing and keeping top talent. So why hasn’t that transformation taken place? Consultant […]
A recent benchmarking survey revealed which types of companies are spending the most – and the least – per covered employee for healthcare benefits.
Wouldn’t you love to be able to provide the bean counters with an accurate number on what it costs to find — and snag — the best employees? Our friends at SHRM think they’ve come up with a formula.
The National Labor Relations Board new election rules, dubbed the “ambush election” or “quickie election” rules by critics, is a big windfall for unions. So, naturally, the GOP is staunchly opposed to them.
The risks involved in allowing staffers to use their personal smartphones and tablets for work are more than just an IT issue. Here’s why it’s time for HR to pay attention to the Bring Your Own Device phenomenon.
It’s possible employers could be in for more than just a whopping increase to the overtime exemption salary threshold.
Is American business facing a leadership crisis?
If it’s true that you should dress for the job you want and not the job you have, we’re very curious exactly what jobs these candidates were hoping to land.
Upper management is rarely willing to sink money into wellness ideas that are based on conclusions drawn from a single survey or two, and for good reason. But it’s hard to ignore this data that shows a whopping return on investment (ROI) for wellness initiatives.
According to one recent report, the staffing forecast for next year may be even worse than many have expected.
HR pros were understandably upset by the National Labor Relations Board’s (NLRB) passing of its new “ambush election” rule. But they should be comforted knowing they have some major allies in the fight to kill it.
Employers are asking two main questions about health reform: What do I have to do? and When do I have to do it? But these are the wrong questions.
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