What You Can Do About the Wage Gap
Dec07

What You Can Do About the Wage Gap

The Institute for Women’s Policy Research, reports the 20% gender wage gap will close by 2059 if current trends continue.

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7 Ways Your Employer May Be Violating Labor Laws [Infographic]
Nov10

7 Ways Your Employer May Be Violating Labor Laws [Infographic]

Thousands of companies are guilty of violating labor and wage laws on a daily basis.

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The Confusion Over What is a “Probationary Period”
Aug08

The Confusion Over What is a “Probationary Period”

So many candidates encounter the line: “You will be under probation for the first 90 days of your employment.”  But, does the new employee or the employer REALLY know what that means? Let’s start with a little history… The “probationary period” was started as a way for employers to deal with Unions and their rules governing new employees.  This short, introductory period was established to allow the employer to terminate a union...

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A Guide for Navigating the New Overtime Rules
Jul15

A Guide for Navigating the New Overtime Rules

Are you concerned about the new overtime rules as required in the US by the Federal Labor Standards Act (FLSA)? Perhaps you are worried about how this ruling will impact your business? Try not to panic. You are in the right place to learn in advance what to expect and how to create a plan of action for dealing with this change. Here is a total guide for navigating the waters of the new overtime pay rules that go into effect on...

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Five Common Overtime Violations HR Professionals Can Spot

Individuals working in human resource must have general or extensive knowledge in labor and employment law.

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Overtime Overhaul: It’s Time to Prepare Your Business for Sweeping Changes

If finalized, these changes will make nearly five million workers eligible for overtime pay as early as this year, unless their salary is raised.

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Overtime Mandate: Impact On Small Business & The Skills Gap

Further review of this mandate would appear to create a self-imposed strain on small businesses while widening the skills gap.

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Docking pay on a snow-day – is it legal?

It wouldn’t be a real Canadian winter without a super-storm or two and, at some point over the season, it’s very likely you’ll have to call a snow day – but how clued up are you on what you can and can’t do?HRM asked one employment lawyer’s advice. Do you have an obligation to pay? Missing a day at work due to the weather is completely out of your employees’ control – but does that mean you have to pay them? In a nutshell – no....

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