While there’s no doubt wellness programs have their benefits, little has been made of their drawbacks and hidden costs.
With the rush of year-end in full swing and the New Year around the corner, these four important employee notifications can slip through the cracks at the start of 2009.
A top EEOC official recently provided some solid guidance to employers on how the new ADA rules and employee leave policies interact.
Senator Arlen Specter, Republican from labor-friendly PA, announced that he will not support the Employee Free Choice Act. Just as importantly, Specter said he will not support a motion to cut off debate — a key legislative step for passage of the act. Specter had been counted upon as one of the 60 votes supporting […]
One of a manager’s hardest tasks: Dealing with a difficult employee who’s constantly making frivolous complaints. What can supervisors do without being accused of retaliation?
These days, recruiters don’t think twice about posting open jobs online. But does relying on online ads give the hiring process a hidden bias against minorities?
The House of Representatives has officially voiced its disapproval of the recent conduct of the National Labor Relations Board, passing a bill to limit the NLRB’s authority. Unfortunately, there’s very little hope the measure will make it into law.
Between the ACA, ADA, FMLA and a host of other federal and state regs, some employers are coming to the stark realization that HR can’t do it all on its own.
What would you do if you found temporary workers were more efficient than your full-time employees?
As you stare at that mountain of HR paperwork on your desk, from time to time you may ask yourself: Is there a better, cheaper way to get some of this done?
Companies that offer healthcare coverage through an HMO aren’t going to be happy about this. HMO premium increases this year will be the highest since 2006, according to the latest research.
It’s a digital world. Here’s some advice from guest poster Michael Overell, CEO and founder of RecruitLoop (an online platform of independent recruiters) on how today’s HR pros can survive – and even thrive – in this ever-changing recruiting wilderness.
Your jobs as HR professionals are about to change, if you believe these C-suite executives.
While the benefits of wellness programs have been well documented, little has been said about the drawbacks and hidden costs.
The latest figures on unemployment are anything but encouraging. Still, if you’re looking to hire, you could find it hard to bring in qualified applicants, depending on what part of the country you live in and what types of jobs you’re looking to fill.
How confident are you that you’ll be able to keep up with increasing HR compliance burdens over the coming months and years? A recent study indicates that a lot of HR pros are apprehensive about what the future might bring.
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