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HR Management

Set resolutions that stick

Follow this advice to set New Year’s resolutions that you actually see through.
Compensation & Benefits

ADA: Unpaid leave can be reasonable accommodation

The ADA requires employers and disabled employees to engage in an “interactive process” to explore possible accommodations that will enable the employee to perform a job’s essential functions. Then, the employer can pick the reasonable accommodation it prefers. But what if the employer chooses to place the employee on unpaid leave until a temporary flare-up of a disabling condition subsides?
Employee Relations

Top 10: The most productivity-inspiring songs and most popular artists for workplace listening

According to an apparently rigorous analysis of Spotify playlists by TollFreeForwarding.com—why a phone-number brokerage does this, we don’t know—these are the top songs for promoting workplace productivity.
Employment Law

Lock her up! Defy DOL investigators, go to jail

A federal court has ordered the owner of a Michigan senior home-care services company to go to prison if she continues to ignore a March 2023 order to provide U.S. Department of Labor investigators with time and pay records.

Voluntary quits rose slightly in 2023

Voluntary resignations rose 5.3% from 2022 to 2023, according to new research by the iHire online recruiting website. Based on a survey of more than 4,100 workers and employers across 57 industries, 43.4% of employees quit a job in the last 12 months.

Persuade Gen Z they want to work—for you

It will become increasingly difficult to attract Gen Z employees in the first place or retain them if the lure of entrepreneurship and the apparent ease of entry into creative online careers pulls them out the door.
Article Archives

Support for paid leave surges

January 2024: Employer’s business tax calendar

NLRB joint-employer rule effective date extended until Feb. 26

Poll: How employers can improve worker well-being

We tend to like our bosses, mostly

Avoid repeating Apple’s surprising $25 million discrimination mistake

These 8 great holiday perks can reduce employee stress

Psst, have you heard…? The answer should probably be ‘no’

Holiday scheduling: How to keep the peace

Year-end bonuses: 4 ways to decide who should receive how much

How employers can best support grieving caregivers

Reporting HR results: Link initiatives to financial impact

Warn managers against sending after-hours texts and emails to nonexempt subordinates

As pharmaceutical prices soar, manage employee expectations about health-care costs

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