To ensure that company, consumer and employee information is protected, employers should understand the data-security laws that cover their workplace and train employees to know their role in minimizing the risk of a data breach.
Whether on laptops, tablets or smartphones, more employees are taking confidential business information with them nearly everywhere they go—and they may be leaving company data exposed to external threats. Here are some of the associated risks and tips on how companies can protect their data.
Protecting company information and devices may seem like a task best fit for the IT department, but an effective data-security program includes collaboration with human resources and leaders across the organization.
Here are five quick tips on how employers and HR can help protect sensitive data on employees' portable devices.
For 2019, the IRS increased the annual limits and thresholds for qualified transportation and parking benefits, and for employer-funded adoption assistance programs.
Complying with multiple paid-sick-leave laws isn’t easy for employers, particularly in California, where workers may be covered by state, local and industry-specific rules. Here's how the patchwork of local laws affect California businesses.
Austin’s paid-sick-leave ordinance is pre-empted by the Texas Minimum Wage Act, a state appeals court found on Nov. 16 in a lawsuit seeking to stop the city’s mandate.
A chart of leave laws by state.
HR executives from Booz Allen Hamilton, Deere & Company and Zappos shared their visions of the future workplace and HR's role in it during a wide-ranging panel discussion at the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) 2018 Volunteer Leaders' Summit.
Retailers, struggling to hire in a tight labor market, offer part-time workers more hours to meet holiday demand.
Unmanageable workloads are among the reasons that employees—even if they have paid sick leave—show up at work when sick with the flu, health experts say. And that means every time they touch the copy machine, an elevator button, a door handle or the watercooler, they're exposing the rest of their colleagues to the same misery.
While some business leaders have seized the #MeToo movement and made important changes in how they address harassment in their workplaces, others do not yet see the urgency to do so. Here are facts you can use to convince them.
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A chart of minimum wage rates by state and municipality.
Joshua Hoffmann of Logan, Utah, is the winner of the 2018 Susan R. Meisinger Fellowship for Graduate Study in HR.