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Snapshot: Who is privy to pay-equity data?

05/21/2019
When employers study pay equity within their organizations and make changes as a result, few share that information with rank-and-file workers.

Measles outbreak: Know the legal way to respond

05/14/2019
By early May, more than 750 cases of measles had been confirmed this year in 23 states, the largest number since 1994.

Snapshot: Paid leave & pot: Top HR law challenges at state/local level

05/14/2019
The patchwork of laws on leave and marijuana push those to the top when employers are asked, “In which areas have state/local laws created compliance challenges?”

Managing depressed employees: What supervisors need to know

05/10/2019
Given the American Psychiatric Association’s estimate that one in six people will experience depression at some time in his or her life, chances are significant that you’ll deal with the issue among your staff. Yet despite its prevalence, don’t expect team members to readily come forward.

5 fast-disappearing jobs, 2008–2018

05/07/2019
The rise of e-commerce has claimed more jobs than any other factor since 2008.

New state lactation accommodation requirements may be coming to California

04/30/2019
California Senate Bill 142 would amend building codes to require new commercial buildings and those undergoing improvements costing over $1 million to include designated lactation spaces for employees.

Should your company close for a week to innovate, plan?

04/25/2019
Even if a leader advocates for employees to be creative and pursue new ideas, organizations rarely allocate time and resources. Enter the “organizational charrette,” a new management practice in which the entire company closes shop for one week so every employee can focus on innovation and future planning.

Young employees don’t get enough career development

04/23/2019
Only 12% of training professionals surveyed by the Association for Talent Development say their organizations provide effective career development for employees with less than five years of full-time work experience.

The HR I.Q. Test: May ’19

04/18/2019
Here’s your monthly quiz on HR news and trends.

LEAP 2019: The Top 10 Lessons for HR

04/18/2019
Hundreds of HR professionals gathered in Las Vegas on April 3–5 for the HR Specialist’s 15th annual Labor & Employment Law Advanced Practices Symposium. Here are some of the bits of employment-law wisdom from the 30 speakers.