Let’s face it: Not every employer has the ability to allow workers to work from home in order to minimize human contact and reduce the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19), and because of this, many employers have been forced to close their doors or reduce their hours of operation.
The rapid spread of the novel coronavirus and the disease it causes, COVID-19, is sparking new calls for paid sick leave, and employers are beginning to heed the call.
With the end of 2019 quickly approaching, it’s time for companies to focus on laying out their recruitment goals for the new year. As talent acquisition professionals look to improve their strategies, many find it challenging to know what to focus on.
Minimum wage increases will affect numerous states across the country in January 2020.
Trying to stay on the right side of the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA), more employers have been turning to lawyers for assistance in preparing union avoidance strategies to maintain a union-free environment for the benefit of both the company and its employees.
In a tight labor market, jobseekers have the upper hand and will move from company to company until they find the perfect fit. If you thought it was your job—as a talent acquisition professional—to find candidates who would be the best fit for your company, then think again! In the candidate-driven market, jobseekers are the […]
Whether an employee dies suddenly or succumbs to a long battle with illness, the result is the same: A tremendous feeling of loss and sadness for his or her coworkers and a need for the business to go on.
Employers in industries where tips are the norm are likely to welcome the U.S. Department of Labor’s (DOL) new proposed rule relating to tipped workers. Although the proposal, announced on October 7, 2019, just codifies current guidance from the DOL’s Wage and Hour Division, it formally does away with Obama-era guidance that sometimes limited employers’ […]
Has your organization started offering on-demand pay as an employee benefit? On-demand pay is exactly what it sounds like—a way for employers to give employees access to their pay on demand instead of waiting for the standard payday. On-demand pay is often implemented through a third-party app, coordinated by a payroll provider, to give employees […]
Connecticut’s minimum wage will increase on October 1 as the state begins a series of hikes that will eventually make the state’s minimum $15 an hour.