California employers with 10 or more employees would be required to offer additional work hours to existing staff before hiring new employees or contracting with staffing firms under a proposal introduced in the state assembly.
What can small organizations do to convince employees to join them instead of their large corporate competitors? Here are some ideas.
Although the IRS has announced it will not reject taxpayers’ 2016 returns that are missing health coverage information, employers still must distribute 1095 forms to employees and report employee health coverage to the IRS, as deadlines loom.
If you think managing your employees' leave is getting more complicated, you're not alone. A new survey reveals that outsourcing leave administration is popular, and that using automated software systems and platforms is helpful for the majority of employers that are still managing their leave obligations internally.
Stereotypes persist about relocating Millennial or Generation Y workers, as this age cohort has a penchant for job-hopping.
Former military members often face a difficult transition to civilian life. Companies seeking to hire veterans struggle with identifying skills and integrating veteran employees into the workforce. But with a little understanding and mentoring, both sides can benefit.
Undocumented immigrants suspected of committing a crime—including using false documents to gain employment—are now eligible for arrest and deportation, under new Department of Homeland Security (DHS) guidance released Tuesday. Previously, only convicted criminals were prioritized for deportation.
Ever find yourself on the receiving end of two people's incessant small complaints about each other? Here's a two-tiered approach to conflict resolution that allows each party to first voice his or her concerns and then determine how to be part of the solution. With clear expectations set, the problem should stop once and for all.
As of Jan. 1, 2017, a number of changes in the Swedish Discrimination Act have entered into force.
In December 2016, the U.K. government published a revised version of the gender pay gap regulations that are expected to come into force on April 6, 2017.
What responsibility do franchisors have for ensuring that franchisees comply with employment laws?
Forty-five percent of female technology workers say they have witnessed exclusionary behavior in the workplace, according to a new study of more than 1,000 tech workers by Austin, Texas-based tech job board Indeed.
A Republican senator reintroduced legislation that would permanently authorize and require all employers to use the E-Verify program, currently a mostly voluntary online system that helps organizations determine the employment eligibility of workers in the United States.
The House passed two resolutions to block Obama-era Department of Labor rules that allow state and local governments to require employers without workplace retirement plans to automatically enroll employees in state- or local-government-run individual retirement account (IRA) programs that, some say, encroach on private-sector 401(k) plans.
The blocked Department of Labor overtime rule provides an opportunity for future rulemaking to address employers’ Fair Labor Standards Act compliance concerns and provide regulations appropriate for the 21st century workplace, according to testimony presented before a House subcommittee on behalf of the Society for Human Resource Management.
Effective communication has a truly positive impact on your career, whether in a job interview, in a meeting with your boss, when speaking with co-workers, when making a presentation to the board or when interacting with clients. Working to improve your communication skills is a smart career move and a readily achievable goal.
The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has made employers' operations unnecessarily cumbersome over the past eight years of President Barack Obama's administration, according to congressional Republicans.
A federal court ruling suspended President Trump’s executive order of Jan. 27 that banned immigrants from seven countries from entering the United States. Still, the president’s actions sent shock waves and confusion through the business community and prompted a nationwide immigrants’ strike Feb. 16. Such a travel ban, if enacted, would have significantly changed how many U.S. companies do business.
A day after CKE Restaurants CEO Andy Puzder withdrew his nomination for U.S. Labor Secretary, President Donald Trump announced his second pick for the job—Alexander Acosta, a Miami native who served in three presidentially-appointed, Senate-confirmed positions and who has a history of prosecuting high-profile figures and targeting white-collar crime.
In support of a national movement, "A Day Without Immigrants," held on Feb. 16, some schools, shops, restaurants and other businesses temporarily closed as individuals marched and attended rallies to support immigrants' contributions to the nation and to protest President Trump's proposed immigration reforms.