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Supreme Court tackles arbitration agreements

One of the first cases the U.S. Supreme Court heard in its 2015-2016 term could have important implications for employers that require arbitration to settle workplace disputes.
Employee Relations

Should you swap performance reviews for a feedback app?

Some companies, including General Electric, have begun replacing traditional performance reviews with web- and mobile-based apps that let employees provide real-time, 360-degree feedback of one another.
HR Management

Encourage employees to get flu shots early

Forty-five percent of employees who get sick with the flu believe they caught it from someone at work, according to the medical journal “Clinical Infectious Diseases.” It’s a timely reminder that influenza season will soon be upon us, and that it’s not too early to urge employees to get flu shots.
Compensation & Benefits

Don't let the Halloween parade pass you by

There’s no need to be spooked by year-end Payroll duties. Here’s help with this month’s to-do list.

Social media becomes recruiting 'game-changer'

According to a recent survey conducted by the Society for Human Resource Management, 65% of employers have hired an employee who was sourced through such sites as LinkedIn and Facebook.

What to do when an employee quits without notice

Though you can’t control the actions of the employee or force him to stay in a job, you can mitigate the aftermath with a few smart steps.
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DOL grants to fund research on paid sick and family leave

Broad consensus on need to improve workforce readiness

NLRB: You can't gag talk about investigations

Health premiums steady, out-of-pocket costs spiral

Is it time to require arbitration of employee claims?

Due dates changing for business tax returns

The HR I.Q. Test: October '15

Raises hold steady, but not for top performers

Telework takes off in last 10 years

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