“5 Things We Need To Do To Close The Gender Wage Gap”, with Megan McCann, CEO of McCann Partners

Thrive Global

Studies show that women are less likely to apply for a position if they don’t feel like they qualify or haven’t completed all the requirements. I had the pleasure of interviewing Megan McCann. Megan is the CEO of leading IT recruitment firm McCann Partners , which she founded in 2011.

Illegal Discrimination in Tech? Hardly

Evil HR Lady

Well, Im not, but thats the perception of all of us in HR. Need to explain to someone why, even after working their rear end off all year, that their annual increase is 2.7%? So, come join me on the Evil Side. Friday, September 03, 2010 Illegal Discrimination in Tech?

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Older Professionals Often Face Discrimination at Work — Here's Why Your Company Should Change That

Linkedin Talent Blog

Six out of 10 older workers have experienced or witnessed age discrimination at work, says a 2018 report by the U.S. said they believe that age discrimination in tech starts when workers are between 36 and 40. And stereotypes about older workers — like the idea that they can’t keep pace or lack digital savvy — can have serious consequences. In the United States, 56% of workers over 50 leave their jobs involuntarily. But make sure it doesn’t say the wrong thing.

The state of HR: What should be keeping you up at night?

HR Morning

While HR pros are a little less worried about the ACA and DOL enforcement than in previous years, thanks to the effects of the #MeToo movement and an uptick in sexual harassment lawsuits, a number of other workplace issues have them concerned. These are some of the key findings from The Littler Annual Employer Survey, 2018 , which surveyed 1,111 HR pros, execs and in-house counsel. To view the full report, visit. The impact of the #MeToo movement.

Train for Compliance—More Manager Actions that Can Risk Lawsuits

HR Daily Advisor

In yesterday’s Advisor , we reviewed the first 17 of our list of 27 management actions that can increase your company’s risk of being sued; today, we present the final 10 manager/supervisor actions that you must be training against. Treating some groups differently from others when it comes to documentation requirements during the Form I-9 (employment eligibility verification) process. Learn More. What else would you add to the list?

Employment laws to watch in 2019

Insperity

A patchwork of state and federal laws was eventually replaced when Congress set minimum age requirements with the Fair Labor Standards Act in 1938. At the turn of the last century, workers had few legal protections from wage theft or unsafe working conditions. From pay equity to transgender rights to anti-bullying, the pendulum is once again swinging in favor of greater protection of employees. Minimum wage. Harassment, discrimination and bullying.

Nevada Employment Laws Business Owners Should Know

Homebase

It’s important to stay up to date on all of the employment laws in your state so that you can maintain compliance in your business. We did some of the hard work for you and put some of the most important Nevada statutes in one place so you can either learn them for the first time or give yourself a refresher. . First, here are a few helpful links and resources for you to bookmark and refer back to: Office of the Nevada Labor Commissioner. Minimum Wage.

Compliance Conundrum: 6 HR Compliance Concerns to Consider

HR Topics

There is so much to get done in a day – who really has time to keep up with all the HR compliance concerns? Employees can file a complaint with government agencies online in a few clicks. There is even a free app from the Department of Labor that helps employees determine if they are being paid properly and where to file a complaint if not. The areas below are those where we see the most litigation. Managers have the added responsibility of enforcing the policy.

The most common employee documents used at trial

Business Management Daily

How do you protect your company in the event you go to trial? Maintaining HR documents is an essential step in protecting your company, and yourself, in the event you go to court for civil litigation, criminal charges, or other investigations. In the U.S., Without the right documentation, you could be held personally liable by the court. Consistent and thorough employee documentation, training, and policies can help you avoid employee litigation.

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. Workplace raids by ICE increased dramatically over the past year.

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. Workplace raids by ICE increased dramatically over the past year.

Attention Employers: Reinstatement of Revised EEO-1 Pay Data (EEO-2)

ApplicantStack

Don’t Miss The 2019 EEO Reporting Deadlines! In March 2019, a federal judge reinstated the requirement for employers to provide pay data in their EEO report. The deadline for EEO-1 2018 data is still May 31, 2019. The Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO-1) Report is a mandatory Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) compliance survey. Component 1 requires hiring data categorized by the following: Race/ethnicity. The stay was overturned in March 2019.

How a Payroll Provider Can Help You Maintain Compliance

Hireology

Rather than using a standalone payroll solution, an integrated payroll and talent management provider comes equipped with all the tools and reports needed to maintain compliance. Below, we’ve outlined several compliance regulations the right payroll provider can help you track. Automated taxes and reporting take the tax compliance burden off your plate. Due to the various complexities of the ACA, it can be easy for employers to make mistakes and fail to comply.

What to Do with Your Staff if Your Business Temporarily Closes: Salary Reductions, Furloughs and Layoffs

Homebase

COVID-19 is forcing an unimaginable number of small businesses to lay off their teams without much notice. And since 94% of hourly workers are unable to work from home during a forced closure, it can be impossible to continue doing business when your team can’t work. The WARN Act.

The Truth About Unconscious Bias in the Workplace

TalentCulture

As women, we deal with more in the workplace than our male counterparts, including unconscious bias. Unconscious bias are social stereotypes about certain groups of people that individuals form outside their unconscious awareness. Women are still discriminated against professionally, whether it is directly through compensation or indirectly through the way we are treated or spoken to. This bias worsens as we climb the ladder.

Lonely, Burned Out, and Depressed: The State of Millennials’ Mental Health Entering the 2020s

Thrive Global

Millennials are changing the way people look at and talk about mental health. Business Insider took a look at the mental-health state of millennials ( defined by the Pew Research Center as the cohort turning ages 23 to 38 in 2019). The overall rate increased from 3 to 4.4%

A closer look at the Families First Cornoavirus Response Act

Business Management Daily

Moving with alacrity, the House of Representatives will vote on H.R. Assuming the Senate doesn’t amend it, the bill will go into effect immediately after the president signs it. Here are the provisions of interest to Payroll and HR. sick time, vacation, personal days or who continue to receive pay) or who are receiving unemployment benefits, qualify for a new federal emergency paid leave benefit, administered through the Social Security Administration.

WIRTW #349 (the “Merry Christmas and Happy New Year, y’all” edition)

Ohio Employer's Law

With the end of the year drawing nigh, today’s post will be my last of 2014 (barring any hot-off-the-presses breaking news). Here’s what I read this week: Discrimination Santa Sued for Disability Discrimination Due to Reindeer Harassment — via Bolek Besser Glesius, LLC Ebola discrimination in your workplace, what the Department of Justice wants you to know. — via Eric Meyer’s The Employer Handbook Blog Do You Hear What I Hear?

Trends in State Employment Law

Affinity HR Group

Many state and local legislatures are taking action in several areas of employment law due to the confusion, sluggishness, and/or inaction on the federal level. The following is a list of the prevailing laws that are popular. Note that the laws vary and may or may not apply to your business. Harassment / Sexual Harassment: Goal: to prevent harassment / sexual harassment in the workplace and to protect victims of harassment / sexual harassment.

Trends in State Employment Law

Affinity HR Group

Many state and local legislatures are taking action in several areas of employment law due to the confusion, sluggishness, and/or inaction on the federal level. The following is a list of the prevailing laws that are popular. Note that the laws vary and may or may not apply to your business. Harassment / Sexual Harassment: Goal: to prevent harassment / sexual harassment in the workplace and to protect victims of harassment / sexual harassment.

Most Important Developments in HR for 1/24

GetFive

Delta Air Lines employees are going to be feeling the love on Valentine’s Day this year. The airline’s CEO announced Monday that Delta will pay out a record $1.6 The bonus payment to the Atlanta-based company’s 90,000 employees on Feb.

7 HR Data Sets for People Analytics

Analytics in HR

In this article, I will list the 7 best HR data sets available online. In addition to the data set, I will also list the challenges in the data. This can be a potential analysis or something to look out for in the data. Analysis and statistics in itself is not an end – unless you want to learn how to use it. I may occasionally use the word ‘predict’ loosely in this article. Note: The data does need to be cleaned.

Best Practices for Your Dealership to Maintain Employee Compliance

Hireology

Rather than using a standalone payroll solution – or several solutions for different HR tasks – partnering with an integrated hiring and and talent management platform gives your dealership all the tools and reports needed to track compliance. Below, we’ve outlined several ways the right hiring and talent management partner can help you maintain employee compliance. Employee compliance doesn’t start on an employee’s first day, but rather during the hiring process.

Best Practices for Your Dealership to Maintain Employee Compliance

Hireology

Rather than using a standalone payroll solution – or several solutions for different HR tasks – partnering with an integrated hiring and and talent management platform gives your dealership all the tools and reports needed to track compliance. Below, we’ve outlined several ways the right hiring and talent management partner can help you maintain employee compliance. Employee compliance doesn’t start on an employee’s first day, but rather during the hiring process.

Best Practices for Your Dealership to Maintain Employee Compliance

Hireology

Rather than using a standalone payroll solution – or several solutions for different HR tasks – partnering with an integrated hiring and and talent management platform gives your dealership all the tools and reports needed to track compliance. Below, we’ve outlined several ways the right hiring and talent management partner can help you maintain employee compliance. Employee compliance doesn’t start on an employee’s first day, but rather during the hiring process.

“It is complicated!” With Tyler Gallagher & Jacqueline Coyle-Shapiro

Thrive Global

A number of reasons have been put forward that go beyond outright gender discrimination to include workplace flexibility and employer expectations. I had the pleasure to interview Jacqueline Coyle-Shapiro. Over 22 years later, I currently serve as President of the association.

The Role of HR in Risk Management

Paycor

Wage and Hour Penalties Pay Equity Harassment Policy Termination. Yet day to day, you step carefully, balancing the complexities of the workplace. We love to talk to HR professionals about their strategic goals – for inspiration, check out Unlock the True Power of HR. of the most common risks HR professionals need to balance throughout the employee lifecycle, starting with…. ATS Questions.and the answers you want to hear: Interviewing.

How to Create an Equitable Compensation Program

Trainual

In America, we have had the unfortunate history of excluding people of color, women, and other minorities from many wealth-generating activities. Understanding the historical implications on current inequality was the focus of my undergraduate studies and one of the key drivers in my transition into my career in People Ops. Today, in 2020, we still have a racial (and gender) wage gap. In 2016, the median wealth of black American households was $17,100.

7 HR Data Sets for People Analytics

Analytics in HR

In this article, I will list the 7 best HR data sets available online. In addition to the data set, I will also list the challenges in the data. This can be a potential analysis or something to look out for in the data. Analysis and statistics in itself is not an end – unless you want to learn how to use it. I may occasionally use the word ‘predict’ loosely in this article. Note: The data does need to be cleaned.

Sure, She Works Here. But, Do We Employ Her?

HR Daily Advisor

Consider the following situation: You hired a worker through a staffing agency. Brinkerhoff, an associate in the Las Vegas office of law firm Holland & Hart LLP, offered her tips at BLR’s Advanced Employment Issues Symposium, held recently in Las Vegas. The August 2015 Browning-Ferris ruling brought a new, broader joint-employer test: Is there a common-law employment relationship? Research the agency’s track record of violations, complaints, lawsuits, etc.

WIRTW #504 (the “once bitten, twice shy” edition)

Ohio Employer's Law

I’ll be watching Norah and her bandmates warming up the crowd for 80’s hair band Great White. I’ll be the one without the motorcycle. Discrimination. Age Discrimination Suit Because Job Posting Asked for “No More Than ‘X’ Years of Experience” — via Michigan Employment Law Advisor. When Your Employees Post Passwords Online — via Krebs on Security. IBM Security: Cybersecurity Still a Critical Challenge for Businesses — via Ride The Lightning.

WIRTW #370 (the “I’m ready for my close-up”) edition

Ohio Employer's Law

Here’s the official description of my segment: With politicians talking about job creation, you would hope government would make it easy to hire people. But the opposite is true. Here’s the rest of what I read this week: Discrimination. Post-trial maneuvering in a discrimination verdict — via Walter Olson’s Overlawyered. What does the ADA require you to do? — via Eric Meyer’s The Employer Handbook Blog. Wage & Hour.

Recap at Summer Break: Employment Bills Remain

HRWatchdog

The following list summarizes CalChamber’s top priority employment-related bills and their status as of July 6. On the plus side was the passage of a CalChamber-sponsored job creator that enables businesses to avoid hiring repeat sexual harassment offenders.

ATS 60

WIRTW #363 (the “iron throne” edition)

Ohio Employer's Law

Here’s the rest of what I read this week: Discrimination EEOC on Transgender Harassment, Discrimination, and Restrooms — via Phil Miles’s Lawffice Space A white employee tossed banana peels at work, and HE claims discrimination. via Eric Meyer’s The Employer Handbook Blog Are fraternities subject to title III of the ADA? — I was a Sesame Street kid. Muppets taught me to read, count, and have manners. I’m a tad late, however, to Game of Thrones.

3 steps to dealing with workplace tension caused by current events

Insperity

How does an employer keep the collective focus on work and not allow the outside world to cause problems in the workplace? If you can prevent any potential problems before they begin, you’ll be ahead of the game. Model the behavior you want your employees to have. This helps keep people on task and can avoid possible claims of harassment, discrimination or bullying. Plug in – An effective leader has the pulse of the team.

Pay Equity – How Does Your Company Measure Up?

FingerCheck

As more cities and states than ever before are rallying to close the gender gap, racial gap, and other forms of wage discrimination, has your organization taken a step back to consider how you measure up? . Law firm Fisher Phillips recently released a Pay Equity Interactive Map highlighting the equal pay laws of all 50 states. As an interactive web tool, not only does it provide an at-a-glance overview of the areas of the U.S.

How to HR in a growing company – A guide for every size business

Insperity

When you first start a company, amid the excitement and many competing priorities, you may not be considering the vital role of human resources (HR) in growing a company. While you can probably get away with a less-than-defined HR strategy as a startup, these policies, procedures and strategies can determine your fate as the business grows. In a perfect world, all businesses would operate in strict accordance with the laws and best practices governing HR.

2019 HR & Compliance Web Summit: Executive Summary

Paycor

Industry experts like Jennifer McClure offered actionable insights and advice on all things HR, from self-care for the HR pro to in-the-news compliance issues. If you missed the live webinars you can watch them on our on-demand webinar page. In the meantime, here’s a quick overview of each session. In today’s business environment only 20% of HR professionals interact with the executive suite. Maintaining compliance for the organization. Mastermind Group.

A Full Guide to Compensation and Benefits

Digital HR Tech

Compensation and benefits refer to the benefits a firm provides to its employees in exchange for their labor. When you receive a job offer, the first thing you look at is the salary. Whether the recruiter lists the wage as an hourly, weekly, monthly, or hourly rate, candidates see it as the most critical part of any job offer. Typically, when employees think about compensation, the salary is what they think of.

Cafe Classic - Lessons from E. coli: Plan or Perish

Compensation Cafe

The lessons that we can learn from this particular bacterium remain as critical today (if not even more so) as they were when Stephanie Thomas first penned this great piece. Sounds like the intro of a bad joke with an even worse punch line, right? Both are hard-wired to foresee what comes next, and begin responding to the new situation before its onset. This gives the organism - whether bacteria or corporation - an improved ability to survive.