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Compensation & Benefits

The other good thing about remote work: the big bucks

While San Francisco is known for having high-paying jobs, high-paying remote work opportunities now top it.

Last Friday wrap in March: No more expired List B docs for I-9 purposes, telehealth returns and more

In which we cover college coaches’ compensation, I-9 forms, telehealth coverage, IRS training and payroll trouble for the foreign service.

How (and how often) do your bosses say ‘Thank you’?

The record quit rates of the past year have many employers reviewing how well they show their employees appreciation for good work.

Recovery: Women’s pay increasing faster than men’s

Women, who were hardest hit in the past two years by job losses, are reaping the biggest pay raises as the current phase of the pandemic winds down, according to a new study.

Workers can’t sign away their rights to overtime

A California home care agency was ordered last month to pay $315,000 in unpaid overtime to 158 workers. The owner unlawfully required hourly workers to sign an agreement to be paid straight time for each pay period.

1st in 40 years: DOL proposes new Davis-Bacon Act rules

The Department of Labor has published a notice of proposed rulemaking that for the first time since the 1980s revises rules for administering the Davis-Bacon Act, which governs pay for private-sector employees working on government construction contracts.

How to compete with rising pay expectations

Target announced at the end of February that it was dramatically raising its minimum wage. Other large companies are also raising pay and benefits to compete for available talent. What does this mean for smaller organizations that can’t afford such lofty pay scales and benefits packages?

One-third of recent job-changers making 30% more

With new jobs come bigger paychecks for many American workers. A new survey reveals that nearly a third of workers who left their jobs during the pandemic are making at least 30% more in their new roles and almost half are making at least 10% more.

Snapshot: Most baby boomers want semi-retirement

Most working baby boomers say they don’t want to fully retire. Here’s what they want instead.

Out-of-pocket health-care costs higher for women

Employees in companies with workforces that are at least 65% female have to pay far higher health-insurance deductibles and out-of-pocket maximums than workers at male-dominated organizations.