The U.S. Senate on Thursday confirmed Alexander Acosta as Secretary of Labor, by a vote of 60-38. Eight Democrats joined the Republican majority in voting for President Trump’s nominee, completing Trump’s Cabinet just shy of his 100th day in office.
This topic provides guidance on how to handle compensation issues in a way that attracts and retains the best talent and advances the strategic goals of your business. You get news and tips on what’s going on nationally and in the states, and updates on changes in regulations, possible governmental action, and emerging compensation trends.
Whether you’re seeking a Montessori teacher, a college professor with tenure, or a librarian, they need a place to live. And if they’re renting, some cities are better than others. How do the job opportunities and salaries in the education industry in your area measure up against housing costs?
With the city’s endorsement, a federal judge has issued a stay of Philadelphia’s ban on questions about job applicants’ salary history. The new law was set to take effect May 23.
Both business groups and Republican lawmakers have in recent days urged the White House to block the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s (EEOC) new EEO-1 compensation reporting requirements.
Increases in total compensation for chief executive officers (CEOs) at the nation’s largest corporations remained fairly moderate again last year, driven largely by uneven corporate performance, increasing bonuses, and a sharp decrease in the value of stock option exercises, according to a new analysis of proxy disclosures by Willis Towers Watson, a leading global advisory, […]
Two subsidiaries of the Walt Disney Co. have agreed to pay $3.8 million to settle claims that they improperly deducted uniform and “costume” expenses from workers’ pay.
Lawmakers are considering a bill that would allow private employers to award workers compensatory time off in lieu of overtime pay.
There are several differences between how top-performing companies handle compensation and how typical companies approach the issue, according to the results of a recent survey.
Rest period violations are a source of enormous potential liability for employers, so it’s critical to ensure that you are appropriately compensating employees for their rest periods. A California appellate court recently tackled the issue of whether commissioned employees are entitled to separate compensation for rest periods and whether that requirement may be satisfied by paying them a guaranteed minimum hourly rate as an advance on commissions.
If you work in HR then you’re always busy and, as a result, your job grade data might be a smidge past its shelf life. It’s not that you don’t want up-to-the-minute salary range data but there’s almost always something else more pressing that needs your attention so it’s really easy to tell yourself—if it […]