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5 HR metrics you should be tracking

Here are five HR metrics to track, according to Visier, a people analytics software provider.

Will 2023 be the year of workers’ rights?

California already has passed a slew of new employment laws going into effect in 2023 and beyond that expand paid medical leave to anyone an employee designates as a family member, create protected bereavement leave and ban discrimination based on off-duty cannabis use.

Remote worker checklist: Ensure your company has essential policies in place

While remote work has skyrocketed in the past few years, many companies still need to institute a telecommuting policy. This is crucial, according to Anniken Davenport, Esq., an HR Specialist legal contributor.

HR analytics expert details why analytics is vital to your company

Human resources analytics, a relatively new discipline, is growing at an extraordinary rate and is quickly becoming an essential competency for HR professionals, according to Dr. Michele Rigolizzo, an assistant professor at the Feliciano School of Business at Montclair State University.

Follow these key FMLA intermittent leave call-off rules

Managing employees authorized to take FMLA on an intermittent basis can be a massive headache. You never know when the employee will call off work. But disciplining the employee for missing work can backfire. Here’s how to create call-off rules that comply with the law.

Biden signs Omnibus budget bill: What employers need to know

In time to avert a federal government shutdown, Congress passed and President Biden signed the sprawling Omnibus funding bill into law. Included in the final version that funded federal agencies through fiscal year 2023 were changes that impact how employers operate.

The HR I.Q. Test: January ’23

Here’s your monthly quiz on HR news and trends.

Appeals court: Federal contractors don’t have to ensure their employees are vaccinated

In a 2-1 decision, the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a lower court’s preliminary injunction blocking a federal mandate requiring federal contractors to ensure their employees are vaccinated against COVID as a condition of receiving government work.

Huge employment law verdicts and settlements in 2022

Employees who sued their current or former employers reaped spectacular paydays in 2022. For some, it was almost like winning the lottery.

Ready for inspection? Dollar Tree was not

A recent OSHA ruling is clear: Fix safety issues or face the consequences.