Yesterday, we looked at the factors that comprise a total rewards framework—which goes well beyond the actual dollars and cents you pay your employees. Today, a nontraditional reward assessment checklist.
A total rewards framework is a comprehensive way of looking at how employers pay their employees. It is now finding its way into the thinking of compensation and human resources professionals at more and more companies.
In yesterday’s Advisor, attorney Allison West, SPHR, briefed us on the use of hearsay evidence in HR investigations. Today, the rest of her reasons you may want to consider such evidence.
Anyone who’s watched a courtroom drama knows that hearsay evidence is inadmissible, so you can’t consider it when doing your harassment investigations, right? Wrong, says expert attorney Allison West, SPHR. There are three reasons investigators should not rule out hearsay statements or evidence.
Yesterday’s Advisor featured Hunter “Please Sue Me” Lott on HR and wage/hour challenges. Today, his tips for a social media policy, one more wage/hour nightmare, and an introduction to the HR audit guide that helps you find problems before the feds do.
Still have exit interviews, probationary periods, and sick leave? asks popular speaker Hunter “Please Sue Me” Lott. If you have those, get rid of them, he says. The exit interview was invented by HR, Lott says, and it suggests that our philosophy is, “Let’s spend our time with the crummy employees.” Stop that, says Lott. […]
Beyond health insurance and retirement benefits (covered in previous surveys), the number one perk provided by the employers responding to our survey was paid holidays, with 91% percent of them offering it. Other highlights: Flextime is offered by 53% of respondents. About 33% relax their dress code in the summer, at least for some employees. […]
It’s not that hard to avoid the actions that tempt me and my fellow plaintiffs’ attorneys, says attorney Whitney Warner. In today’s CED, she shares five things employers do that “make her day.”
“Mixed-motive” discrimination claims are among the most confusing kinds of employment cases. A mixed-motive bias claim occurs when an employee alleges that bias was one of the reasons that the employee was terminated or suffered some other kind of adverse employment action. In these cases, the employer asserts that there was a legitimate reason for […]
The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals issued an opinion this week denying the application of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) to have eight employees of the Santa Barbara News-Press, who were fired for engaging in union activity, reinstated.