Human resources (HR) professionals must develop a cohesive voice to advocate for policies that work in the 21st-century workplace, the Society for Human Resource Management’s (SHRM) CEO told attendees during a March 13 presentation.
A group of republican senators proposed a replacement bill for the Affordable Care Act (ACA) that would allow states to choose whether or not to keep Obamacare’s provisions in place. Because employers’ requirements would depend on where employees work, compliance could be a real challenge for companies with operations in multiple states, according to the […]
Following his inauguration Friday, President Trump signed his first round of executive orders, including one directing federal agencies to ease enforcement of some Affordable Care Act (ACA) requirements.
Employers’ leave policies often reinforce gender role stereotypes by providing more leave for mothers, the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) says. And it’s becoming increasingly likely that employees will begin to push back against these policies, according to SHRM.
by Lisa Bodell, CEO of futurethink A recent Boston Consulting Group survey of global organizations found that procedures, vertical layers, interface structures, coordination bodies, and approvals have increased by as much as 350 percent in the past 15 years. To battle workplace complexity, HR can’t afford to view simplification as a one-off project: it must become […]
The workplace is not immune from the rising volume of rhetoric from the presidential campaign. After a May survey from the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) found that political volatility was affecting some workplaces, SHRM repeated survey questions in October to determine whether Campaign 2016 was continuing to have an impact. “As we approach […]
It may not be a huge surprise for California HR professionals, but recent research from the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) shows that employers in California are ahead of the national average when it comes to paid family leave policies. Much of this trend is driven by state and local laws.
As you know, employee-referral programs (ERPs) tend to be one of the most effective recruiting strategies available to organizations—chiefly because they expand the applicant pool, identify candidates with precisely the right skills and values, and potentially reduce recruiting costs.
Employers that create a support plan in the event that employees begin transitioning their gender can benefit by being ahead of the curve. Playing catchup reactively can cost you in a discrimination lawsuit or make things more difficult than they need to be.
Special from SHRM Annual Conference & Exposition Yesterday’s Advisor featured tips on lawsuit avoidance from Mr. Please Sue Me, aka Hunter Lott. Today, more of Lott’s tips.