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Arizona Minimum Wage Going Up on January 1

The Arizona minimum wage is set to go to $11 an hour, up from $10.50, on January 1, a result of voters passing Proposition 206, the Fair Wages and Healthy Families Act, in 2016.

How to Put an End to Workplace Bullying

Bullying comes in many forms. Traditionally, when people think of bullying, they think of a kid getting picked on by older peers on the playground or someone spreading rumors online. The reality is that 82% of bullying occurs in peer-to-peer situations, which can continue into adulthood and even into the workplace.

The HR Guide to Measuring and Fixing Employee Engagement

There is no shortage of studies supporting a causal relationship between employee engagement and business performance. To cite just one recent Gallup study, higher engagement can be linked to better performance across multiple metrics such as sales, productivity, profitability and EPS growth.

How Businesses Can Manage Security Risks from Social Media

Emerging as a key source for online criminals to interject malicious attacks, social media continues to grow and command larger audiences from a diverse group of individuals and businesses. Lurking in the background, scammers are taking advantage of unsuspecting victims in the social media space.

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Implementing After-Action Reviews

In a previous article, we discussed the concept of After-Action Reviews (AARs), a military practice that involves extensive analysis of training events after the fact.

Return to Work Programs and Cancer Survivors

More people are surviving cancer, but cancer is occurring in more people (one factor associated with longer life spans). From lost time to high health coverage costs, employers should take note of what this might mean for them.

Being Prepared for Natural and Environmental Disasters

In 2017, there were 10,000 deaths caused by natural disasters worldwide. And a lot of those occurred while people were on the job. In addition, research shows that the number of recorded natural disasters has increased quite a bit in the past century. So, it’s still critical, perhaps now more than ever, that we’re well-prepared […]