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Tax Law Fueling Changes to Employer Benefits and Compensation Programs

February 7, 2018

Via: HR Hero

The new tax reform law is fueling changes to corporate America’s employee benefits, compensation, total rewards, and executive pay programs, according to a survey by Willis Towers Watson, a global advisory, broking, and solutions company. The survey of 333 large […]


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Review of the Trump Administration’s First Year: Aggressive Agency Action

January 30, 2018

Via: HR Hero

The past year has included many expected moves by the Trump administration, such as the reversal of some of the National Labor Relations Board’s (NLRB) controversial decisions under the Obama administration, as well as several unexpected developments among several agencies. […]


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High Court: Self-Publication of Defamation Not Recognized in Texas

January 26, 2018

Via: HR Hero

The Texas Supreme Court recently issued a decision that may put some employers at ease. When it comes to defamation claims in Texas, several elements are required, including “the publication of a false statement of fact to a third party.” […]


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Sam’s Club and Walmart Face a PR Disaster Caused by Bad HR

January 15, 2018

Via: Evil HR Lady

Walmart: Everything is awesome! Raises and bonuses for all! Also Walmart: Shh, we’re closing 53 Sam’s Clubs. Don’t look! On the same day, people. And they didn’t even tell all the Sam’s club employees that they were being laid off […]


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James Damore sues Google for discrimination against conservative white men

January 9, 2018

Via: HR Dive

The irony in the Damore case is that many tech companies have struggled to infuse their purported values through inclusive hiring and, in some cases, pay practices — for everyone other than white men. How the court decides Damore’s case […]


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5 new California laws for 2018 that could affect all HR pros soon

January 5, 2018

Via: HR Morning

With the new year came new rules for California employers. And even if you don’t do business in the Golden State, it’s a good idea to familiarize yourself with these new regulations, which could wind up affecting your state sooner […]


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In second try, Google pushes ‘Glass Enterprise’ into the workplace

January 2, 2018

Via: HR Dive

While the initial promise of Glass was never fully realized, the new application of the tech has been gaining traction in the workplace. Augmented reality (AR) has found new life in employee training programs thanks to its ability to provide […]


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Bojangles’ settles gender identity discrimination charge

December 29, 2017

Via: HR Dive

While the Trump administration does not agree that Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 prohibits discrimination based on gender identity, the EEOC has continued to pursue claims on that basis. The federal circuit courts of appeals are […]


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Congress Poised to Pass Tax Bill Altering Employee Benefits

December 20, 2017

Via: SHRM

Passage of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (H.R. 1), which limits the tax deductions that businesses can claim for certain employee benefits, is likely to cause some employers to revisit their offerings. On Dec. 19, both the House and […]


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The US Department of Labor is not going easy on employers

December 11, 2017

Via: Omega HR Solutions

Lest you think that a change in administration from Obama to Trump has softened the government’s stance on wage violations, let me give you some new release headlines to make you think differently. From the News Releases page on the […]