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Corporate America’s Shifting DEI Landscape

The corporate America of the last few years has seen an explosion in attention to social justice issues. This includes everything from cultural appreciation events in workplaces to an increased focus on diverse hiring to corporate messaging aimed at demonstrating a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) to consumers. But not all consumers and […]

HR Work Break: ICYM The Civil Rights Act Turns 60

Tuesday July 2 was the 60th anniversary of the passage of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. The act prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex or national origin. And, in the HR world, this legislation stops discrimination on the basis of sex, as well as, race in hiring, promoting, and firing. […]

SHRM’s New Headache: The Loud Outcry From the HR Industry Against ‘I&D’

SHRM’s recent adoption of the new acronym “I&D” instead of IE&D—removing the term “equity” from “Inclusion, Equity, and Diversity” —has caused quite an uproar in the HR industry. SHRM’s post on LinkedIn announcing this change has sparked rapid response and discussion throughout the HR community.  The post, which has over 500 comments, features a myriad […]

Zoom CEO Proposes AI-Created Digital Clones for Work Meetings

It can be difficult for workers to find time to dedicate to their actual job duties when their calendars are filled with endless meetings, many of which have dubious value. Massive Meeting Times According to some estimates, the average employee attends 62 meetings per month, and meetings take up roughly 15 percent of an organization’s […]

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Ask the Expert: How to Implement Fair, Transparent Compensation Practices

Question: Are there any laws regulating whether managers and supervisors are allowed to know the compensation of the employees they supervise? Answer: There’s currently no law that regulates whether managers and supervisors are allowed to know the compensation of the employees they supervise. Employers may therefore implement policies restricting the sharing of this information. However, […]

4 Ways to Support Employee Mental Health Year ‘Round

Employers and benefits professionals play a crucial role in helping organizations support the mental and physical wellbeing of employees, not only during notable times of workplace stress and pressure, but all year ‘round. When you consider recent data that shows 92% of people feel it’s important that their employer supports their mental health, the rationale […]

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HR Works Podcast: Parents Are Returning to Work…How Can We Help Them Stay?

Guest: Sadie Funk and Sara Redington from The Best Place for Working Parents What family-friendly policies matter most to working parents in 2023? As recent workforce studies have shown parents making a return to the workplace, with participation totals for parents with children under 18 now climbing back to pre-pandemic levels, how can companies build […]

HR Query: Staying Compliant with PUMP and PWFA

Two new laws strengthen protections for pregnant and nursing employees in the workplace: the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act (PWFA) and the Providing Urgent Maternal Protections for Nursing Mothers Act (PUMP). In this week’s HR Query, we’re highlighting what you need to know to make sure organizations stay compliant. The PWFA took effect June 27, 2023, […]

Why Employee Wellbeing Should Be Your Top Priority in 2023

Since the COVID-19 pandemic, mental health and employee wellbeing has been top of mind for everyone – and rightfully so. In today’s challenging and uncertain times, the mental health and wellbeing of employees has never been more important. According to a recent survey by the American Psychological Association, burnout and stress are at all-time highs, […]

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HR Work Break: ICYM The Civil Rights Act Turns 60

Tuesday July 2 was the 60th anniversary of the passage of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. The act prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex or national origin. And, in the HR world, this legislation stops discrimination on the basis of sex, as well as, race in hiring, promoting, and firing. […]

HR Works Podcast: Flexibility Matters! Making Your Employee Benefits More Beneficial

In honor of HR Daily Advisor‘s upcoming Employee Benefits Week, this episode of HR Works is a gem from our archive. Sony Jean-Michel Thornton, Sr. HR Business Partner at Columbia University Irving Medical Center, joins to take a closer look at the growing demand for employee benefits that offer more flexibility and choice.  With over 20 […]

HR Works Presents A Seat at the Table: Hard Conversations for a Safe Place at Work (Part II)

In part two of this two-episode series, Hannah Yardley, Chief People and Culture Officer at Achievers, takes a seat at the table to discuss how companies can help increase employee trust and set up organizations – from top leaders to entry-level employees – to foster a culture of safety and belonging for all employees. Additionally, she […]

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