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Category: Employee retention


Development & Evaluation, Employee retention

Disability Bias Claim Remains After Workers’ Compensation Decision

September 26, 2022

Via: SHRM

A decision by the California Workers’ Compensation Appeals Board (WCAB) denying an employee’s claim of disability discrimination under Labor Code Section 132a did not prevent the employee from going forward with her claims of disability bias and failure to provide […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee retention

Employee Benefits to Support Family Caregivers

September 22, 2022

Via: SHRM

When a family member is seriously ill, unpredictable caregiving needs can make it difficult for employees to juggle their work and home responsibilities. Depending on the illness, caregiving needs might stretch on for many years or even decades while the […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee retention

Return-to-Workplace Uptick Closely Tied to Use of Hybrid Schedules

September 21, 2022

Via: SHRM

More workers are coming back to the workplace. The Wall Street Journal reports that the return rate in major cities is the highest it’s been—nearly half of pre-pandemic levels—since the public health crisis forced most businesses to close their brick-and-mortar […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee retention

Pay Equity Is a Basic Right. Here’s What You Need to Do Next

September 21, 2022

Via: HR Hero

Like many new grads starting out in their career, I was hungry and eager. I wanted to perform well in my new role, with the hope of reward and recognition for my hard work—the pot of gold at the end […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee retention

DOL Updates Auditor Independence Rules for Employee Benefits Plans

September 13, 2022

Via: SHRM

The U.S. Department of Labor’s (DOL’s) Employee Benefits Security Administration issued Interpretive Bulletin (IB) 2022-01 on Sept. 6, updating its guidance on the independence requirement for accountants who audit employee benefits plans under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA). […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee retention

The Importance of Responding to (and Paying) Workers’ Comp Premiums

September 12, 2022

Via: HR Hero

In North Dakota, like all states, it’s extremely important for employers to properly identify (and classify) their employees and secure proper workers’ compensation insurance coverage. North Dakota’s Workforce Safety and Insurance (WSI) requires employers to identify their employees and submit […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee retention

Quiet Quitting: New Term for an Old Problem in a Changed Workplace

September 7, 2022

Via: SHRM

Quiet quitters are taking the phrase “phoning it in” to a whole new level. Today, 21 percent of employed Americans are doing the bare minimum, according to an August 2022 ResumeBuilder.com survey, and 5 percent say they do less than […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee retention

What Serena Williams’ Retirement Can Teach Employers about Retaining Working Mothers

September 7, 2022

Via: HR Hero

On August 9, 2022, Serena Williams, the undeniable G.O.A.T., said “Farewell to Tennis On Her Own Terms—And in Her Own Words,” in an emotionally riveting article for Vogue magazine. In the article, Serena recounts a precious story of her five-year […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee retention

Leading Organizations Are Designing PFML Programs to Attract and Retain Employees

September 6, 2022

Via: HR Hero

The workforce continues to face enormous challenges. Despite strong support, the United States does not yet have a federal standard of Paid Family Medical Leave (PFML) or Paid Family Leave. Disruptions including the ongoing effects of the pandemic, the Great […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee retention

A Founders Experience with a 4-Day Work Week

September 6, 2022

Via: HR Hero

While there has been considerable grassroots support for the concept of a 4-day workweek, employers—those with the ability to make such proposals a reality—haven’t been quite as energized by the idea. After all, the current labor market, particularly in the […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee retention

DOL Explains Expanding FMLA Leave to Care for Mental Health Conditions

September 2, 2022

Via: HR Hero

We’ve all heard about the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) when it comes to expectant mothers or for recovery from serious physical health conditions, such as heart attacks or surgeries. The application of FMLA protection for mental health conditions […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee retention

Half of employers support extending paternity leave and pay

August 31, 2022

Via: Personnel Today

A survey of 2,000 senior HR decision-makers for its Employer focus on working parents report finds that 49% of organisations only offer the statutory one to two weeks’ leave for fathers or partners. Just 3% provide three weeks’ leave, 9% […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee retention

Workers’ Compensation Fraud Comes in Many Forms

August 30, 2022

Via: SHRM

Workers’ compensation fraud can be committed by an employee, an insurance carrier or an employer. Here are recommendations on how to respond to suspicions of fraud by an employee and an overview of other types of fraud. Common Types of […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee retention

Making Progress With DEI is Work That’s Well Worth the Effort

August 29, 2022

Via: HR Hero

Wendy John, Head of Global Diversity and Inclusion at Fidelity Investments says she had a non-traditional path to her DEI leadership role. Those who have followed along with our series profiling such leaders, however, are probably well aware that there […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee retention

With Medical Bills Piling Up, How Can Companies Help Employees?

August 26, 2022

Via: HR Hero

Healthcare costs for Americans are rising – and along with them, so is the percentage of medical bills or debt in collections. A common misconception is that health insurance is a panacea for healthcare costs. But, that’s simply not true. […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee retention

Advancing Women & Diversity on Women’s Equality Day

August 26, 2022

Via: HR Hero

It’s Women’s Equality Day and this year’s theme celebrates the 1920 adoption of the Nineteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution, which prohibits the states and the federal government from denying U.S. citizens the right to vote based on sex. […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee retention

Federal Student-Debt Relief Raises Issues for Workplace Benefits

August 25, 2022

Via: SHRM

President Joe Biden announced the federal government will repay up to $10,000 of student loan debt for those earning less than $125,000 annually and further extended the COVID-19 student loan repayment moratorium through the end of this year. The moratorium […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee retention

Should Companies Require Workers to Take Time Off?

August 19, 2022

Via: HR Hero

Aside from the lucky few who truly love their jobs, most people would prefer to be spending time away from work when possible. It’s somewhat counterintuitive, therefore, that Americans spend so much time at work, even when they have PTO […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee retention

5 Reasons Leaders Fail to Transform DEI Rhetoric into Action

August 18, 2022

Via: Entrepreneur

In 2022, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) isn’t a nice-to-have. According to a recent study, 95% of CEOs believe that diversity, equity and inclusion should be top priorities, for both business and moral reasons. And yet, all too often, companies […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee retention

Approaching DEI With a Global Lens

August 15, 2022

Via: HR Hero

When Americans think of diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI), it’s understandably through an American lens, colored by national history, norms, culture, laws, and economy. But while the United States remains an economic powerhouse, it’s just one part of the global […]