The New HR Rules: Employment law updates for 2020

Business Management Daily

A comprehensive legal and HR compliance update is absolutely essential for keeping up with ever-changing laws and regulations. Here’s what you need to know about employment law changes to stay ahead of the curve. Having family-friendly policies can help let an employer stand out as a desirable place to work. Meanwhile, new laws and novel interpretations of old ones require constant handbook and policy updates. Check the latest laws on childbirth leave, too.

Girl Scout Cookies and Employment Law – Almost Everything That HR Needs To Know

The Employer Handbook

A bonus discrimination case involving the sale of Girl Scout Cookies gone terribly wrong. But, as further incentive for you to click , for those who purchase or donate five or more boxes, I will donate a box too. Let’s see what my employment-law blogging buddy, Jon Hyman , had to say about this : Consider an employer with a strict no-solicitation policy that ignores Girl Scout cookie sales or March Madness brackets. A bonus discrimination case.

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The EEOC makes pro-business updates to its COVID vaccine guidance

Business Management Daily

The Department of Justice put out a memorandum opinion in which it concluded the Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act doesn’t prohibit employers from imposing vaccination mandates. Vaccine incentives. Bonus: None of the approved vaccines require inquiring about genetic information.

Thanksgiving: A Time to Be Thankful for Good Employees

HR Daily Advisor

All too often, the employment law advice that we provide as practitioners focuses on issues that relate to problem employees. Often, employers create fanfare around welcoming new employees to the company. Reward employees who have faithfully and loyally served the company with longevity incentives. Accordingly, it may be ingrained in your mind that all employees should be treated the same when it comes to compensation, bonuses, and other perks.

Workers’ rights in the age of COVID

Business Management Daily

Shortages of personal protective equipment (PPE) and regulator’s reluctance to aggressively enforce workplace safety laws play directly into union playbooks. Employers who overlook these concerns may face the dual dilemma of increased post-COVID enforcement and unionization.

How to Save Human Jobs?

Biva Joshi

Five years ago in 2017, a new rule of increased bonus depreciation to 100% was introduced in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act which allows organizations to write off the cost of property during the first year of its use. human-capital organization automation employment-law jobs

Not Ready to Mandate the Vaccine? Here Are Some Alternatives that May Encourage It

HR Counselor's Corner

Food and Drug Administration (FDA) gave full approval to the Pfizer vaccine, many of our employers have been giving more thought to mandating vaccination of their employees. Offer an Incentive. Examples of incentives are a bonus or extra paid time off.

HR Glossary of Terms

Zenefits

Employment actions that seem neutral but are discriminatory toward a legally-protected group. Adverse impact can happen in many aspects of employment, including hiring, training and development, promotion, performance evaluation, transfer, and termination. Co-employment.

Are Your Variable Pay Practices Factoring into the Gender Pay Gap?

HR Daily Advisor

A number of states—including California, Massachusetts, Maryland, and New York—have laws prohibiting pay disparity based on gender, and more states are likely to follow. So, proactive employers either already have or are planning to looking at their pay practices to ensure their employees are being paid fairly. What role does variable/incentive pay play in that overall inequity? Employer Takeaway. To avoid pay discrimination, don’t just look at base pay.

Top 100 HR and Recruitment Blogs [by Organic Traffic with Top 3 Articles Each]

Ongig

This includes general HR blogs, recruiting blogs, talent acquisition blogs, employer branding blogs and more. Employer Branding. Employer Branding. Glassdoor for Employers Blog. Employer Branding Blog. Employer Branding. Employer Brand. Discrimination.

Compensation Package: A Guide For HR

Digital HR Tech

It can include unique rewards for different job levels, such as mid-level management vs. executives — who are seeking different forms of compensation (performance bonuses vs. equity in the company). All rewards offered must be fair and comply with employment laws.

Federal and State-Based Changes from 2018 and Coming in 2019

Affinity HR Group

In 2018, the federal government had fewer than average laws passed that impact labor and employment law. There were a few changes that employers should be aware of: New FLSA rules for handling tips: The Consolidated Appropriations Act restricts an employer from keeping tips received by its employees for any reason, including allowing managers or supervisors to keep a portion of those tips.

Federal and State-Based Changes from 2018 and Coming in 2019

Affinity HR Group

In 2018, the federal government had fewer than average laws passed that impact labor and employment law. There were a few changes that employers should be aware of: New FLSA rules for handling tips: The Consolidated Appropriations Act restricts an employer from keeping tips received by its employees for any reason, including allowing managers or supervisors to keep a portion of those tips.

Understanding the Gender Pay Gap: The Importance of Gender Pay Equity

Ascentis

As an employer, confronting past payment practices can be hard to acknowledge, especially if these practices were unfair. 5 Steps Employers Can Take to Address the Gender Pay Gap. In 2007, she sued her employer, Goodyear Tire and Rubber, sparking the case Ledbetter v.

Are Company Sponsored Fitness Programs Good or Bad?

Evil HR Lady

The financial incentive to the companies is fine and something I understand. I see nothing wrong with this tactic, but bonus money for losing weight is just plain wrong! I see nothing wrong with promoting a healthy workplace incentive, You have the CHOICE to participate. And seriously, I don't believe establishing a healthy workplace incentive will lead to an epidemic of eating disorders. Evil HR Lady Why am I evil?

Google's 10% Raise: We Don't Care About Our Employees

Evil HR Lady

I thought the news article said there are bonuses on top of the uniform 10% raise. And a $1000 bonus on top of that! They will either change their level of participation or change the employer. The only incentive to really push yourself in one of those positions (other than personal pride), is so you can be better compensated elsewhere. Still, I'd happily take on a 10% raise and an annual bonus. Evil HR Lady Why am I evil?