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Compensation & Benefits

Study: Wellness programs depend on leaders’ support

01/22/2019
Employee wellness initiatives are more successful when organizational leaders are visibly supportive and involved, according to a new study of 1,000 employers.
Employee Relations

Employers rethinking performance appraisals

01/20/2019
The performance review is getting a makeover, suggests new research from staffing firm OfficeTeam.
HR Management

Where to focus safety efforts to avoid most costly injuries?

01/17/2019
Workplace injuries cost U.S. businesses $1 billion each week in workers’ compensation costs.
Employment Law

‘Fair reading’ of FLSA exemptions gets a test drive

01/17/2019
In 2018, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in Encino Motors v. Navarro that exemptions to the Fair Labor Standards Act should be given a “fair reading,” instead of a narrow construction. Two federal appellate court decisions have put their stamp on just what counts as a fair reading.
Hiring

I-9 audits & worksite raids spiked in 2018: What’s next and how should you prepare?

01/17/2019
The final stats for 2018, and what to expect in 2019.
Terminations

Document precise reason for termination

01/02/2019
Detailed documentation is your best defense if a fired employee sues for discrimination. You will be able to show that your reasons were not motivated by bias.
Article Archives

Snapshot: Employers offering paid parental leave

Economy recovered, but retirement savings didn’t

Regulations galore from the IRS, DOL and HHS!

In the Payroll Mailbag: February ’19

Walkin’ on sunshine (once we spring forward)

Special analysis: Free lunch or employer heartburn?

Avoid the tax fraud trap when filing Forms 1099-MISC

2019 standard mileage rate increases 3.5¢ a mile

Wage lawsuits fall, but still near historical highs

A kiss to get your paycheck? Prepare to pay much more

Real communication problem … or ethnic bias?

Blocked by senator, Feldblum won’t seek another EEOC term

California weighs 6 months’ paid parent leave

Flu could cost employers $17 billion this season

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