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Employment Law

How to compute overtime in unusual situations

With the new white-collar overtime rules going into effect Dec. 1, now is a good time to review the OT basics.

Are you courting a wrongful discharge suit?

Before firing anyone, ask yourself the following questions to gauge whether you could defend yourself in a wrongful discharge suit.
Compensation & Benefits

Minimum wage rises Jan. 1 for fed contractor employees

The minimum wage goes up to $10.20 per hour on Jan. 1 for employees working on federal contracts.

Smoking, long walks really make a résumé stand out

Fully 77% of HR managers have spotted an embellishment or outright lie on an applicant’s résumé, according to an annual CareerBuilder survey.
HR Management

Snapshot: Millennials on the move

Don’t plan on retaining your millennial employees forever.
Employee Relations

Manage your 'unofficial' bulletin board, too

You need two bulletin boards: One for official wage-and-hour posters and notices of employee rights, and another for employees to use as the organization’s “community” center.
Article Archives

ADEA: As boomers get older, more file age-discrimination claims

Federal contractors will soon have to provide paid sick leave

Honest staff hit back at Wells Fargo with lawsuit

Walmart nonexempts to pocket $200 bonuses

EEOC loses 'no dreadlocks' race bias case

How do execs view the HR function?

Do employees feel safe in your workplace?

After firing, how fast do you block network access?

Conducting successful job interviews: A manager's guide

Bid to delay DOL overtime changes unlikely to pass

Double jeopardy: 2 lawsuits seek to stop overtime rules

Alternative workers' comp takes a legal hit

Tell managers: Monitor your own email

2017 Social Security wage base coming soon