The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released a report on April 25, 2017 discussing the compensation gap between private sector workers and those employed by the federal government. Since the last such CBO study in 2012, the gap appears to have widened.
Category: Compensation Administration
This topic provides guidance on how to best apply an agreed upon compensation strategy. There are a lot of tasks involved, from tracking existing compensation packages, to setting up compensation frequencies.
Employers can pay men and women differently if that disparity is based on salary history, a federal appeals court has ruled.
The U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill Tuesday that would allow private employers to offer workers compensatory time off in lieu of overtime pay.
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.
The pursuit of the right talent continues to be highly competitive and, according to the latest research from PayScale, that pursuit is shaping compensation programs and strategies. In fact, PayScale’s 2017 Compensation Best Practices Report (CBPR) reveals a shift in strategy, as well as a gap between the perceptions of employees and employers with regard to 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.
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 […]
As Americans file their Form 1040 U.S. Internal Revenue Service (IRS) income taxes ahead of the April 18 deadline, a new survey from The Workforce Institute at Kronos Incorporated reveals an estimated 82 million Americans—more than half of the U.S. workforce—have experienced a problem with their paycheck during their career. The survey also finds payroll […]