On Walmart's Commitment To Creating 1 Million Jobs by 2023
The HR Capitalist
AUGUST 24, 2016
If you watched a lot of the Olympics (and didn’t fast-forward through the commercials), you probably saw an ad for Walmart that blasted Aerosmith’s “Dream On” over video of American factory workers. It was part of the retail giant’s 10-year commitment to buy $250 billion in American-made goods. The implied point? Walmart has the power to be an incredible force in American manufacturing. Your job?
3 Myths About Military Veterans Your Hiring Managers May Believe
TLNT: The Business of HR
OCTOBER 7, 2016
In fact, estimates are that by the year 2023 there will be 3.5 Today, many corporate leaders are in search of veterans who will bring real value to the workplace. According to a survey report from CareerBuilder, one-third of surveyed employers reported in 2014 they are actively recruiting veterans over the next year. million military veterans in the U.S. workforce.
California’s Upcoming Minimum Wage Increase – Review Your Practices
DECEMBER 5, 2016
Small businesses will not be required to begin the scheduled increases until 2018 and will have until 2023 to reach the $15 per hour rate. Make sure you examine all pay practices affected by the minimum wage increase! On January 1, 2017, California’s minimum wage increases to $10.50 per hour for businesses with 26 or more employees. Employers need to be ready for the minimum wage increase.
California Minimum Wage Hike Brings Many Changes
JUNE 7, 2016
Small businesses with 25 or fewer employees will not be required to begin the scheduled minimum wage increases until 2018 and will have until 2023 to reach the $15 per hour rate. Start preparing now for the minimum wage increase! In early April, Governor Brown signed SB 3, a bill that will increase the minimum wage in California to $15 per hour by 2022. Affected pay practices. Not a member?
Governor Acts on Employment-Related Bills
OCTOBER 3, 2016
The minimum wage rate will increase incrementally to $15 per hour by 2022 (2023 for smaller employers). 20 of 24 job killer bills stopped this legislative session. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. has now signed or vetoed employment-related legislation passed by the California Legislature in 2016. This year, the governor’s deadline for signing bills was September 30. New Laws. Job Killer Veto.
Employment Related Job-Killer Bill to Governor
SEPTEMBER 2, 2016
SB 3 (Leno; D-San Francisco), which will increase the minimum wage in California to $15 per hour by 2022 (2023 for companies employing 25 or fewer people since there is a one-year implementation delay for small business), was sent to the Governor in April and was signed into law. Governor Brown has until September 30 to act on bills presented to him. This is just a partial list.
Food for Thought – Alternative Proteins
NOVEMBER 22, 2016
The global market for foods made from insects is on track to reach the $522 mark by 2023, according to research by Global Market Insights Inc. Food for Thought – Alternative Proteins. More and more consumers are ditching beef for plant- and insect-based protein options. Here’s why. The case against meat is growing. While the U.S. percent per year globally. Plant-Based Taste Makers.
Oregon’s Minimum-Wage Increase Seen as ‘Historic’
HRE's The Leader Board
MARCH 14, 2016
Basically, the state’s current minimum wage is $9.25; however, beginning July 1, 2016, it will rise steadily each year through at least June 30, 2023. After June 30, 2023, the base rate will be adjusted for inflation, with the Portland rate set $1.25 According to this release from Littler , Oregon Gov. Base Rate. Exception: Rate within Portland’s Urban Growth Boundary 2. 10.25.
The Benefits Of ERP In The Cloud
MAY 27, 2015
In Adoption of Cloud ERP, 2013 through 2023, author Nigel Rayner indicates that a full 47% of those surveyed plan to move the majority of their core ERP to the cloud within five years. I recently came across an interesting study by Gartner Research discussing the impact of the cloud on the future of ERP. IT specialists can the focus on more high-value services. Leverage composite solutions.
The Internet of Things Is Here: Is Your Business Ready?
DECEMBER 8, 2015
Pull out that cellphone, feel its weight in your palm, and think about this for a moment: In 2023, a short eight years from now, Linley Group reports that the IoT market will surpass the number of smartphones. The Internet of Things (IoT), or as many refer to it, the Internet of Everything (IoE), fueled by the power of Big Data, is changing the world as we know it. IoT by the numbers.
Smart Cars For Smart Consumers
APRIL 5, 2016
billion annually by 2023. Batman’s Batmobile was pretty revolutionary in its day, but it had many technological features that we see in today’s cars. Along with its impressive array of armor, weaponry, and ejection seats, the Batmobile also featured titanium alloy wheels and body panels. It included various stealth technologies. And of course, it had the Batphone. But it also had an onboard computer that was radio-linked to a main computer in the Batcave. The car could even be remotely operated. In short, it was a technologically connected vehicle.
“Millions to Earn More in Overtime!”: Facts and Fiction of the New FLSA Final Rule
MAY 19, 2016
The three year indexing could lead to massive jumps in the salary level, with it reaching $55,168 by 2023 and almost $60,000 by 2026, though some economic studies estimate it could actually be closer to $70,000. That is what the newspaper headline read on the front page of the morning paper. Yes, as many of you are aware the Department of Labor has finally released the final regulations regarding the new wage standard for exempt level employees. There was both good news and bad news in the notice published by the Department of Labor. Brief History. What Actually Occurred? The Bad News.
California Agricultural and Domestic Workers Get New Overtime Rights
HR Daily Advisor
OCTOBER 11, 2016
For employers with 25 or fewer employees, the effective date is January 1, 2023. By Susan Prince , JD, M.S.L., Legal Editor. Agricultural and domestic workers in California have won new overtime rights under state law. The new law provides employers that employ 25 or fewer employees an additional 3 years to comply with the phasing in of these overtime requirements. Read more.
Don’t Get Left Behind by New California Employment Laws
HR Daily Advisor
JANUARY 20, 2017
That means the 2019 pay rate applies to small employers beginning in 2022, the 2020 rate applies to small employers beginning in 2023, the 2021 rate applies to small employers beginning in 2024, and the 2022 rate applies to small employers beginning in 2025. By Joel Kane, Sedgwick, LLP. This article touches on a few of the more significant revisions over the last several months. Bottom Line.
Attracting Generation Z Employees To Be Big Focus at SHRM Conference
MARCH 23, 2017
Attracting, engaging and developing Gen Z employees will be a big focus at this year’s annual Conference and Expo which is going to be held in New Orleans. Employee-focused future of work topics at the upcoming Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) Annual Conference & Exposition June 18-21 in New Orleans will range from analyzing big data to working with the new Generation Z.
Minimum Wage Job Killer Goes to Governor
APRIL 1, 2016
The Legislature this week passed SB 3 (Leno; D-San Francisco) , a job killer bill that will increase the minimum wage in California to $15 per hour by 2022 (2023 for companies employing 25 or fewer people since there is a one-year implementation delay for small business). The Governor has announced he will sign the bill on Monday, April 4. SB 3 calls for an increase of $.50
A CIO’s Perspective: How the Cloud Drives City Year’s Nationwide Growth
NOVEMBER 24, 2015
Last year, City Year operated with $129 million in revenues from public and private sources, serving in 292 schools, with plans to expand to 850 schools by 2023. For organizations experiencing fast growth, having the right technology strategy is crucial for success. Welles Hatch. City Year partners with public schools in 27 urban, high-poverty communities across the United States.