There is only one developed nation without some sort of federally mandated paternity leave and it’s the United States. Even when paternity leave is available, it’s usually for only a few weeks and does not come with a full rate of pay or other benefits.
A new law will soon take effect in Massachusetts, where employees will be eligible for paid family and medical leave and will also see an increase in the minimum wage. Governor Charlie Baker signed the bill on June 28, which will require all private employers in the state to offer paid family and medical leave […]
A sharply divided U.S. Supreme Court ruled June 27 that unions representing public-sector workers can’t collect fees from those who choose not to join the union—a decision seen as a major threat to the financial structure of unions representing government workers, but also being called a rallying point for unions.
Q An employee recently put in her two weeks’ notice, but her manager went ahead and removed her from the schedule. Are we obligated to pay her for the time she was scheduled to work in those two weeks?
The Nevada Supreme Court has issued an order clarifying when employers are justified in paying the lower tier of the state’s two-tiered minimum wage law.
More and more companies are adding workplace financial wellness programs – and for good reason. Employees who aren’t worrying about financial problems on the job tend to be more focused, productive workers. A new survey says 83% of employers now offer financial wellness programs (up 20% from two years ago), and 14% plan on offering […]
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.