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Compensation & Benefits

The wage gap is shrinking, sort of

9/23/2014
The Senate voted Sept. 15 to table the Paycheck Fairness Act, which would have promoted pay equity between men and women.
Hiring

Promoting employee to manager: Top 5 things to look for

9/23/2014
Anyone who’s hired supervisors knows that the skills to perform a job are totally different than the skills to manage that same position. Here are traits to look for when assessing whether a worker could step into a leadership role.
Terminations

How long would Ray Rice have lasted in your firm?

9/22/2014
Only when surveillance video surfaced in early September of football player Ray Rice punching his then-fiancée did the team decide it was time to terminate him. What would your organization do if one of your employees were identified as a domestic abuser?
Employee Relations

For 55% of workers, what they do is who they are

9/22/2014
More than half of working Americans say they get a sense of identity from the work they do, but education and income levels play a big part in the degree to which people feel that way.
Employment Law

New OSHA rules require more injury reporting

9/22/2014
If your workplace is prone to injuries, get ready to submit more paperwork to OSHA.
HR Management

Florida hotel touts focus on 'people before policies'

9/22/2014
At the Hyatt Regency Clearwater Beach Resort & Spa on Florida’s Gulf Coast, 70% of management positions are filled internally, and 18 employees were promoted into manager roles over the past year. HR execs there credit the resort’s “people before policies” philosophy.
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To prove executive exemption, show employee's 'direct involvement' in hiring

Company recruits truckers by surveying former applicants

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