We tend to treat the ability to listen well as a soft skill, or something with which you are born or otherwise mysteriously acquire. But it can be the crux trait for advancing your career. If you put the art of communication in business settings into the context of reading an opponent in the martial […]
The Delaware Industrial Accident Board (IAB), the agency responsible for processing workers’ comp claims, recently provided the first guidance on whether employers may be required to pay for an injured employee’s medical marijuana.
Question: We would like to convert our vacation and sick leave benefits into a PTO plan. What steps should we take in the conversion?
New research suggests you should consider freelancers.
Companies often promote diversity and inclusion, to attract diverse job candidates and build a diverse workforce. But how successful are these efforts?
As an HR professional, you hear a lot about pay equity and the gender wage gap, but how often do you hear about the pay inequality that is plaguing hourly workers? A new report released by Snag (formerly Snagajob), a platform for hourly work, reveals that 38% of workers earning $20 or less an hour […]
A new report released by Hired, a job search engine, highlights the growing trend of the gender pay disparity among tech workers. Now in its third year, The State of Wage Inequality in the Workplace looks at the gender wage gap across geographies, industries, and roles. It also examines how factors such as negotiation, race, […]
The #MeToo movement has focused on sexual harassment in the workplace, but employers should be cognizant of another major gender issue that has been the focus of regulatory agencies in recent years—equal pay.
The 6th Circuit—which covers Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio, and Tennessee—recently ruled that two welding inspectors who earned more than $100,000 a year may have been entitled to overtime pay under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).
Employers of tipped employees have new options under a provision of the $1.3 trillion spending bill President Donald Trump signed on March 23, but a final rule from the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) concerning tip pooling is yet to come.