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Development & Evaluation, Employee retention

How Flexible Benefits Can Help Companies Meet New Employee Demands

December 27, 2022

Via: HR Hero

While shocks like COVID-19 and the current economic crisis are immensely destructive, they can also lead to healthy realignments of values and creative solutions to old problems. For example, as millions of employees have dealt with dramatic changes in how […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee retention

Limits to Scheduling Flexibility Did Not Show Discriminatory Motive

October 4, 2022

Via: SHRM

An employee who violated a paid-time-off (PTO) policy was not retaliated against for time off due to her disabilities, the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled. In 2017, Brooks Life Science Inc. hired the plaintiff, a Black woman who […]


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 […]


Research

Employer’s Handbook Created Contract Despite Disclaimer

April 27, 2021

Via: SHRM

The Minnesota Supreme Court affirmed that contract disclaimer provisions in a handbook did not allow an employer to refuse to pay a former employee paid time off (PTO) leave accrued in accordance with its handbook. In 2017, the city of […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee retention

Skipping Notice Period? Don’t Let Door Hit You on the Way Out

April 14, 2021

Via: HR Hero

Every HR manager has had the moment where you’re trying to decide whether to waive a notice period for a terminating employee. You also may have had a trickle of doubt about the repercussions waiving the notice period could create. […]


Workplace wellness

Companies Weigh Changes to PTO Policies for Post-Pandemic Times

March 17, 2021

Via: SHRM

For many employees over the past year, vacationing or using accrued paid time off (PTO) was less a priority for their families than securing healthy living conditions while working and learning remotely. For those able to work from home, the […]


Research, Software

Unlimited Paid Time Off Is a Deceptive Ploy in Today’s Workplace

August 9, 2019

Via: Workforce

Employees may be lured by the idea of unlimited paid time off but the reality is unlimited paid time off is often an egregious fabrication that employers tell their workforce. What is usually lost in the conversation is what employees […]


Research, Software

Managing Absenteeism In a Multi-Generation Workforce

January 16, 2018

Via: Ere Media

The composition of the workplace is continually changing as new generations enter. For the first time in history, older generations are working later into their lives giving us five generations in the workforce. As workplaces and the people in it […]


Workplace wellness

Get Your Employees to Work Less and Be More Productive

September 13, 2017

Via: Ere Media

“They work hard and aren’t afraid to put in extra hours, blood, sweat, and tears to accomplish their goals.” This is how many company leaders would describe their top employees. However, these extra, hard-worked hours actually become overwhelming and are […]