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Compensation & Benefits

Pay disparities: The impact of hiring higher-paid employees

Pay compression—hiring new employees at higher pay rates than incumbents—is a common issue faced by HR professionals. It is exacerbated when labor markets are tight, as they are today. It is also a known culprit driving gender inequities.
Employee Relations

Failure to investigate lands HR in trouble

Employers must investigate every harassment claim. That’s true even when the alleged harasser is an owner or executive.
Employment Law

Agencies address gender-based harassment

The Department of Labor and the EEOC addressed gender-based violence and harassment in the workplace recently. They noted the prevalence of the problem and that dealing with it takes a toll on the victim’s physical and mental health.

How to perfect your hiring process and gain more candidates

The premise of creating a hiring machine that will gain your company more candidates without asking for social media, blood type or first-born child is a possibility for HR teams, says Tim Sackett, CEO of HRUTech.com and a recent speaker at SHRM’s annual conference.
HR Management

Experts convene at SHRM: Here’s what they had to say

In late June, human resource executives and leaders gathered in Chicago for the Society of Human Resource Management Annual Conference and Expo. With hundreds of sessions hosted over four days, we gathered some of the top advice that speakers presented to the 25,000 attendees.

No, you can’t use high medical costs as an excuse to terminate a sick worker

A car dealership is out $325,000 and must train managers and supervisors on the ADA and the Age Discrimination in Employment Act.
Article Archives

6 recruiting trends shaping HR in 2024

EEOC adds first-ever chief AI officer

Surprised by new hire’s disability claim? Don’t be

3 educational benefit offerings to consider

A storm is headed straight for HR

Yucky pink medicine!

In the Payroll Mailbag: August 2024

Paging all humans: The FLSA & the FMLA still need you

Mass transit benefits can be rolled over, but not refunded

Bring summer dog days to heel

Two-minute payroll reads: August ’24

IRS’ mistakes lead Tax Court to dismiss a case

IRS can claw back interest on erroneous payroll credits

Student athletes may be employees under the FLSA

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