Should you consider this Silicon Valley trend that’s spreading across the United States? Attorney Susan Fentin, a partner with Skoler, Abbott & Presser, P.C., in Springfield, Massachusetts, offered her take on unlimited vacation at BLR’s Advanced Employment Issues Symposium, held recently in Las Vegas.
The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) again left most annual threshold and benefit levels unchanged when it announced them for 2017 on October 27, 2016. Employers and retirement plan administrators can apply the new rates as they prepare their plans for next year and conduct nondiscrimination testing. Notice 2016-62 laid out the latest changes to cost-of-living […]
Several California employers have in recent weeks shelled out millions of dollars to settle claims that their employees should have been paid for time spent waiting for security checks.
Companies that are struggling to recruit talent may want to take a page from Heineken’s playbook. The beer-brewing giant has recently developed an HR campaign to recruit new employees and has channeled its inner Dr. Seuss to help.
By Dr. John Sullivan The very best employee referral programs (ERPs) produce simply amazing results. But unfortunately many corporate programs were designed years before we had so much data covering what makes the programs effective.
If you’re like many employers and have Baby Boomers in your workforce, you may be thinking about how you’re going to replace all that organizational knowledge as they retire. If that’s what’s on your mind, then it’s time to dust off that succession plan and get busy capturing all that knowledge. This article, however, is […]
Yesterday’s Leadership Daily Advisor explored the rise of meaningful corporate volunteerism as one path to bottom-line business benefits. Today we finish up with three more tips to help differentiate your volunteer efforts.
Employees will be more likely to pay attention during training and to use what they learn back on the job when your organization follows these tips:
By Bonnie M. Boryca The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) requires employers to pay minimum wage and overtime to nonexempt employees. Most employers are familiar with the Act’s exemptions for executive, administrative, professional, computer, and outside sales employees. The particulars of the exemptions are set forth in U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) regulations, and deciding […]
What could possibly be better than working at a brewery? Perhaps getting free, lifetime beer from said brewery, which was the case for one Canadian brewery … until it recently decided to do away with the perk.