Everyone at Santa’s workshop is busily preparing for the Big Day. The COVID-19 shutdown earlier this year put them behind schedule, and meeting the workshop’s stringent pandemic protocols has been a challenge, but things look good now for meeting their Christmas Eve deadline.
A recent BLR® survey asked the question: How does your company conduct itself concerning holidays? Check out the results of our 2015 Holiday Survey. Thanksgiving When asked which days will be paid holidays for employees for Thanksgiving 2015, 92.1% of survey participants indicated that Thanksgiving Day was a paid holiday. Additionally, 65.1% provided a paid […]
I had a conversation about Christmas the other day with my 15-year-old son, Oswald says. We were talking about the gifts he might like to get when our conversation turned to things he’d like to do. Might he prefer tickets to a concert or a ballgame instead of a new iPod or video game? The […]
I had a conversation about Christmas the other day with my 15-year-old son. We were talking about the gifts he might like to get when our conversation turned to things he’d like to do. Might he prefer tickets to a concert or a ballgame instead of a new iPod or video game? The idea seemed […]
Yesterday, we looked at 3 New Year’s HR tips from James J. McDonald, Jr., managing partner of the Irvine office of Fisher & Phillips, LLP (www.laborlawyers.com). Today, 3 more tips from McDonald, and an invitation to a can’t-miss webinar on California recordkeeping.
Christmas Day — 99% Christmas Eve — 44% Good Friday — 29% Easter — 19% Yom Kippur — 2% Ash Wednesday — 1% Passover — 1% Hanukkah — 1% Rosh Hashanah — 1% Other — 4% Source: Religion and Corporate Culture Survey Report (SHRM, 2008)
We are a hospital. Our employees often switch shifts or take extra shifts for someone else. They have their own informal system for handling switches and it works—we always have coverage. But I’m worried about compensation issues. They handle their pay as though they had worked their normal shifts, and they take care of paying […]