The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals—which covers California, Alaska, Arizona, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Oregon, and Washington—has given employers another thing to worry about in light of the new overtime regulations.
The HR Daily Advisor® is celebrating its 10-year anniversary! In honor of this special occasion, we’re rehashing the most popular HR Strange But True!
Apparently high school kids know a lot about equal pay! Here’s a new one for you: A 17-year old female employee was recently fired for demanding equal pay. But here’s the kicker: The employer ended up firing her male counterpart as well!
A recent opinion poll has sought to learn what the worst and best jobs of 2016 were. Take a look at today’s Advisor to find out more.
We’ve all heard the quote, “Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life.” I’m a firm believer in this. Life’s too short to toil away in a job you hate. So, I’ve always encouraged my kids to pursue their passions and then figure out how to […]
In an increasingly competitive market for skilled workers, hiring temporary and contract employees can help businesses sidestep talent gaps and remain nimble.
By Susan Schoenfeld, JD If you are a regular reader of hr.blr.com, you know that the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs’ (OFCCP’s) final pay transparency rule took effect on January 11, 2016.
Blogger, general practice physician, CEO, and teacher were voted the best jobs in a new CareerCast opinion poll with 369 respondents. Interestingly, general practice physician and teacher also made the worst jobs list, which highlights the controversy over what people think are the best and worst jobs.
With the recently-announced rule change from the Department of Labor (DOL) updating the minimum salary requirement for employees to be classified as exempt, now is a great time to take a look at some tips for ensuring that no missteps are taken that might jeopardize that exemption.
Does your organization use a (paid time off) PTO bank instead of having separate vacation and sick days? It’s becoming increasingly popular for ease of administration alone. But using PTO is not without its own problems, especially if not implemented well.