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Compensation & Benefits

DOL criteria for legitimate unpaid internships

Is that summer intern down the hall working for free? Watch out! Chances are, you should be paying her at least the minimum wage. To avoid having to pay interns, employers must meet all six of these criteria laid out in U.S. Department of Labor Fact Sheet #71.
HR Management

Technology bites back: The 10 worst productivity killers

Here they are, the digital doings that are slowing you down when they're not speeding you up—plus the analog activities that stifle progress too.

Discipline and discharge: 5 do's and don'ts

We live in an era when employees have more power than ever—which has made it more legally tricky to come down on them when you need to send a message.

Fresh grads but hard-to-fill jobs

The job market for the Class of 2015 is said to be  one of the hottest in years, yet filling some jobs remains tough. Here are some positions that employers recently rated as somewhat or very difficult to fill with new college graduates.
Employee Relations

How to manage your staff through a crisis

Staff morale is a key factor in how engaged and accountable employees feel in their roles. But how do you keep spirits high when business waters are clearly troubled?
Employment Law

Here's your retaliation 'get out of jail free' card

If you don’t know an employee has engaged in so-called protected activity, you can’t be liable for retaliation. A recent case demonstrates this.
Article Archives

401(k) plans get 3 new safe harbors

Aug. 3 is near; W-2c procrastinators beware

How to limit damage from an employee-turned-competitor

Post-ACA, small business still shuns self insurance

The HR I.Q. Test: July '15

Child care: The huge cost many of your employees pay

White-collar OT threshold doubling to more than $50K

July 2015: Employer's business tax calendar

Agenda tips DOL's hand on after-hours technology and pay

ACA decision reaffirms employer mandate

Review policies in wake of same-sex ruling

Why are your employees jumping ship?

New FMLA forms address GINA safe harbor

HHS sets 2016 adjustments for health plans