A memo from U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) clarifies that students and exchange visitors who hold F, J and M visas and have violated the terms of their status will not accrue “unlawful presence” while their applications are pending if they file for reinstatement in a timely manner.
Government contractors in the private sector are twice as likely as their public-sector counterparts to use online tools and social media for their recruitment needs, according to a recent survey.
Meal and rest break requirements by state provided by XpertHR.
New data confirms what many employers have been reporting anecdotally: Requests for evidence (RFEs) and denials issued for H-1B visa petitions rose considerably in 2017.
Auto-deductions for nonexempt employees' meal breaks can be less risky if employers take three steps.
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo is setting the stage to begin debate over the legalization of marijuana for recreational use during the 2019 legislative session. The current marijuana program only allows medical marijuana use.
A Chicago ordinance requiring hotel employers to equip certain hotel employees with portable emergency contact devices took effect July 1. A similar bill is working its way through the California Legislature.
Can you have too much of a good thing? As HR leaders try to decide which diversity tech tools best fit their needs, more and more providers are coming into the market.
Employers are closer to being able to participate in industry-led, government-sanctioned apprenticeship programs separate from the federal and state registered apprenticeship system that many find cumbersome.
After the 2018 midterm congressional elections, will momentum grow for single-payer health care—such as by expanding Medicare so anyone can sign up ("Medicare for all"), as many progressives advocate? Given that possibility, employers are organizing to defend employer-sponsored health benefits.
Giving company leaders scripts of answers to likely employee questions can facilitate stay interviews.
An author shares the most outrageous incidents she has encountered in her HR career.
Proper documentation is an important component of human resource management, a recent employer victory in a discrimination case shows.
We learn by doing, so simulations that let us experience scenarios help us learn and remember better. Enter virtual reality training.
Although the incentive pay pie won’t be much bigger next year, variable pay such as bonuses can still motivate top performers.
Five questions make stay interviews effective. When you follow up each query with strong probing questions, you will get all the information needed to develop individualized engagement and retention plans that really work.
Worksites with 250 or more employees would not be required to electronically submit certain data to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) under a proposal to roll back an Obama-era rule.
Sheriffs did not violate the Fair Labor Standards Act by failing to compensate their deputies for time spent donning and doffing police gear or driving to and from work in marked patrol vehicles.
An employee who claimed he was fired in retaliation for taking leave had his claims rejected by the 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, which noted that the challenged discharge occurred too long after the leave request to be retaliatory.
Massachusetts employers must comply with new noncompete rules for agreements that are executed on or after Oct. 1. The legislation was nearly a decade in the making and was signed by Gov. Charlie Baker on Aug. 10. Here's what employers should know.