National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) General Counsel (GC) Jennifer Abruzzo recently issued a memorandum (GC 21-08) declaring certain college athletes will be classified as employees, giving them the right to unionize and engage in other protected, concerted activity. Read on to learn how things might play out in the real world.
The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on April 18 disclosed its own proposals for new conflict-of-interest standards for the way in which financial advisers and broker-dealers identify themselves and sell products for fees to retail investors.
Although a U.S. Supreme Court ruling on who qualifies for whistleblower protection is seen as a win for corporations in some circles, employers need to think carefully before taking action against employees who engage in whistleblowing, according to an attorney who has been watching the case.
Your company has conducted multiple interviews, and every interviewer gives the job candidate a thumbs-up. The position has been vacant for weeks, and the work is piling up.
As part of the Dodd-Frank Act, public companies will soon be subject to CEO pay ratio disclosure requirements. Starting with reporting for any fiscal year that begins on or after January 1, 2017, these organizations will have to disclose not only the CEO annual total compensation, but also the total annual compensation of the median […]
The bigger the wheels, the more slowly they turn, and seldom will you find wheels bigger than those inside the U.S. government. The wheels within one particular agency, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), have been churning for no fewer than 5 years, trying to shape policy to address provisions of the 2010 Dodd-Frank Wall […]
Yesterday, we looked at new executive compensation disclosure rules proposed by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Today: who’s covered by the rules, and how to calculate executive compensation that was actually paid out over a given time period.
The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) recently proposed rules that would require companies to disclose the relationship between executive compensation and the company’s financial performance. Today and tomorrow, we’ll look at what these rules mean for employers.
Lifshey, who is Managing Director at the New York Office of Pearl Meyer & Partners offered her “say on” tips at a recent webinar sponsored by BLR and HR Hero. Say on Pay requires non-binding advisory vote on compensation of Named Executive Officers. says Lifshey. The requirement is effective for any shareholder meeting occurring after […]
The Dodd Frank Act (Dodd Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act) was signed in 2010 as a culmination of efforts to regulate and limit Wall Street as result of the mortgage fallout, says Lifshey, Managing Director at the New York Office of Pearl Meyer & Partners. Lifshey’s tips came at a recent webinar […]