There’s still plenty of belt-tightening ahead in benefits and compensation budgets.
Paid Time Off (PTO)
Who do you think places more emphasis on job security?
During the past six months, 20% of employers have cut back on employee benefits. And if the economy doesn’t improve, 32% say they’ll do the same in the next six months.
What do employees value most today? Recently, 9,218 full-time U.S. employees at nongovernmental organizations were asked to rank 23 job factors by what’s most important to them. Here is their top 10 (by age group).
Why is intermittent FMLA such a challenge for HR? Because even under the most ideal circumstances, this type of leave is difficult to accurately administer.
Employers across the country indirectly increased employees’ compensation recently, and in many companies, it seemed like nobody noticed. Why? Because management was guilty of a big oversight.
A big chunk of the U.S. has dealt with some pretty nasty weather recently. Here’s a guide to handling pay and absence issues when snow, rain, ice and more interrupt your operation — and your workers’ lives.
The Supreme Court has already gifted HR with two pro-employer rulings this week. So how will the High Court’s decision about the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) affect HR?
Periodically, we ask three HR managers how they’d handle a difficult situation at work. Today’s problem: A trimmed-back staff is beginning to show the strain of having too much work and too few people.
One in six workers surveyed recently by the National Opinion Research Center at the University of Chicago say they or a family member had been fired, suspended, punished or threatened by an employer for taking sick time.
Following an array of state and local paid leave laws and loud calls from employers and prominent business groups, Congress has introduced a bill to make paid leave on a federal level a reality. But the legislation probably isn’t what HR pros were expecting.
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