Tag: North American

Wage Transparency—Is Your Workplace Ready to Open the Books?

One of the most personal and sensitive topics in the workplace—and, indeed, even in social situations—is someone’s salary. The “how much money do you make?” question is seen as one of the rudest things one can ask someone. At the same time, some argue that such transparency may actually be good for the workplace.

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Do You Know Why Nearly 75% of Your Employees Plan on Quitting?

North America is currently facing a retention epidemic. Organizations are constantly searching for solutions to keep their best and brightest employees on board. In recent years, they’ve even gotten creative with free lunches, smoothie bars, and yoga rooms.

Employers Give Pay-For-Performance Programs Low Marks

Despite embracing the concept of pay-for-performance, a surprisingly large number of North American employers say their pay-for-performance programs are not doing what they are designed to do—drive and reward individual performance—according to a new survey released by Willis Towers Watson.

Pay-for-Performance Programs have Propensity to be Poor

Despite embracing the pay-for-performance concept, a surprisingly large number of North American employers say their pay-for-performance programs are not doing what they are designed to do—drive and reward individual performance—according to a new survey released by Willis Towers Watson®.

Food Manufacturer Pays Millions in Back Wages to Temporary Workers

According to a U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) press release, two federal investigations have found that temporary production line workers at J&J Snack Foods Corp., a North American manufacturer and distributor of popular food and beverages, were significantly cheated out of their wages by the company and two staffing firms hired to provide the workers.