Class action lawsuits involving the federal Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) are not the only compliance concern for employers performing background checks in an increasingly complex legal environment. In addition, employers are impacted by state and local requirements, including “ban the box” laws and salary history prohibitions. This article is a brief introduction to these […]
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New research from Paychex sought to learn what employees, not employers, have to say about what shapes an organization. The research offers a useful perspective for any HR professional or recruiter that wonders what jobseekers are looking for when it comes to certain employment trends like benefits and retirement, pay equity, ghosting, and more.
New research from Paychex sought to learn what employees, not employers, have to say about what shapes an organization. The research offers a useful perspective for any HR professional that wonders what the employees are thinking about benefits, retirement, pay equity, ghosting, and more.
In a tight labor market, employers are constantly looking for new ways to attract and retain top talent. Many companies offer generous benefits packages, flexible work hours, and other incentives. But data consistently show that financial compensation in the form of salaries and bonuses still represents the biggest draw for many employees.
While money may not buy you happiness, it may be able to “buy” you employees. If your compensation practices are falling short, you may be losing top talent to the competition, and a new study shows that there is a “radical shift” in how companies are planning their annual compensation packages.
Never before has the Equal Pay Act (EPA) gotten so much attention. In fact, “pay equity” has become a term that every employer must understand. That’s because courts have begun examining the meaning of pay equity under the EPA, and legislatures are expanding the reach of pay equity and limiting employers’ inquiries into prospective employees’ […]
Citigroup has become the first major U.S. bank to respond to shareholder pressure and agree to disclose wage data and adjust employee salaries in a company-wide effort to achieve gender and ethnicity pay equity.
Star Wars geekdom is strong in my family. I have it. My sons have it. My wife… well, she’s coming around. Like many my age, I grew up on the original Star Wars trilogy, idolizing the litany of iconic characters that include Han Solo, Luke Skywalker, Princess Leia, Chewy, Darth Vader, and so many others. […]
A new Massachusetts pay equity law going into effect on July 1, 2018, contains provisions that are much broader than current federal law and even prohibits employers from screening applicants based on their salary or wage history. Although the law doesn’t take effect for nearly two years, employers are advised to start planning immediately in […]
It’s one thing to strive for an equitable compensation system, but it’s quite another to really understand whether employees are being paid fairly and what to do if they’re not. With employees having instant access to salary data through the Internet—data that may or may not be relevant to their situations—and the debate becoming a […]