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Compensation & Benefits

Kids remote learning again? Grant paid leave

As the coronavirus pandemic enters a new contagious phase this fall, employers must understand their obligations under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act.
Employee Relations

Do they just have the ‘blahs’ or is staff burned out?

Today’s workers feel the strain of maintaining high performance in an environment that makes success decidedly more difficult. It’s important for managers to be able to identify and deal with burnout—the loss of interest and motivation that can result from workplace pressures.
Employment Law

Minority employees under-represented at every organizational level

According to the Mercer consulting firm’s new Let’s Get Real About Equality 2020 report, 66% of organizations say senior executives are actively engaged in efforts to foster diversity, equity and inclusion. There is plenty of room for improvement.
HR Management

Pandemic has taken a toll on capacity for change

The amount of change the average employee can absorb without becoming fatigued in 2020 has been cut in half compared to 2019, according to the Gartner business advisory firm.

When & how you must notify employees of layoffs


There are indications layoffs will rise again in the fourth quarter of 2020 as covid-19 cases edge upward again. And as layoffs increase, the threat of WARN Act lawsuits grows more acute for employers that do not follow the layoff notification rules.


Trump administration rewrites H-1B visa rule

The Department of Homeland Security has announced an interim final rule that will restrict employers’ ability to bring highly skilled foreign nationals to work in the United States using H-1B visas.
Article Archives

Snapshot: How comfortable are we with returning to work?

Coronavirus and employment law: 8 new answers for HR

Managing pre- and post-election angst: 7 tips for HR

‘A wake-up call on employee benefits’: COVID is driving more interest in open enrollment

Restarting business travel? Plan for COVID hurdles

Does ‘religious freedom’ give OK for job bias?

Leave & accommodation are top reasons for COVID suits

Discover harassment by boss? Act ASAP

42% would take a pay cut if they could work from home

Pregnant Workers Fairness Act could pass

3 Supreme Court cases HR should watch

Survey: 34% of us are more burned out now than in 2019

Snapshot: Strategic benefits of offering paid leave

New rules proposed for EEOC conciliation process

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