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HR Management

Almost half of HR managers have demoted someone

Promotions get all the career-progression glory, but what about the flip side? According to new research from staffing firm OfficeTeam, 46% of HR managers have seen someone at their organization slide down a rung on the career ladder.

H-1B visa denials have become more common since Trump took office

H-1B visas are harder to obtain since President Trump took office, according to an analysis of government data by the National Foundation for American Policy, a Washington think tank.
Employment Law

Senate set to do the unthinkable

The Senate appears poised to do something it hasn’t been able to pull off in 11 years: Pass an appropriations bill to fund the Department of Labor.
Compensation & Benefits

Snapshot: How much is that promotion worth?

Average wages have grown just 2.8% since last year. But employees who won promotions saw their pay increase 8.7%.
Employee Relations

Productivity growth hits 3-year high

Worker productivity grew at its fastest pace in three years during the second quarter of 2018.

OK to fire disabled worker who cannot perform job duties

Sadly, some employee disabilities just can’t be accommodated, which means the employee can be terminated. Just make sure you can back up your contention that there was nothing that could be done to allow the employee to keep working.
Article Archives

Salaries flat in ’19, budgets increasing less than 3%

States moving to make noncompetes more expensive

FEMA tries to manage its own emergency

Jury claps back at age insults, awards millions

Does that decision really require a meeting?

Employees losing ground as inflation outstrips wage growth

Snapshot: Who knows about ban the box?

‘Right-to-work’ law fails Missouri referendum test

Poll: Executives rate HR higher than others do

Sell employees on benefits of HDHP/HSAs

IRS releases 2019 inflation adjustments for HDHP/HSAs

Navigating Minnesota’s 3 paid sick and safe time laws

Former Minn. health department official claims retaliation

Swanson helps end ‘no-poach’ pacts in the fast-food industry

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