At the beginning of 2018, the US Department of Labor (DOL) announced an increase in the civil penalties for certain violations of the federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).
As the dust settles surrounding last week’s midterm elections, Human Resource professionals naturally ask, “How does any of this affect HR?” In this Astronology® we discuss some changes to anticipate in the coming months.
With new members in place, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has been busy reviewing policy. Three of the five members of the NLRB are from the current president’s political party, continuing a trend that has existed in previous presidential terms.
In the 1970s, management theorist Peter Drucker suggested that top executive compensation should be 20 times the amount of the average worker’s pay.
Harvey, Irma, Sandy, & Katrina. All four names have been associated with hurricanes that have hit various areas of the United States in recent years.
Without a prompt and visible response, even the best designed employee opinion survey or exit interview process will fall prey to employee cynicism.
O.C. Tanner reports that 69% of employees are more likely to stay with their places of employment for at least three years after a great onboarding experience.
Contributed by: Rich Virgilio
Congratulations, HR Professional! You made it into 2018 and now you get to take on the challenge of achieving the goals your executive leadership set forth in the strategic plan for the year.
By guest author: pmphrblog for Portnoy, Messinger, Pearl & Associates, Inc. Tri-State area human resources and labor relations consulting firm.
Does your business require all new hires to sign a noncompete agreement?
Seven months have passed since New York State’s minimum wage increased to $9.00 per hour, while the “fast food” minimum wage increased to $9.75 across most of the state, and to $10.50 in New York City.