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Last-Minute Tips to Comply with California’s Pay-Data Reporting Rules

Monday, March 08, 2021

California HR professionals should focus this month on completing pay-data reports, which must be submitted to the Department of Fair Employment and Housing by March 31.

Stimulus Bill Provides Extensive Pension Funding Relief

Saturday, March 06, 2021

The American Rescue Plan Act provides extensive financial assistance to underfunded multiemployer pension plans and temporarily reduces funding requirements for...

Stimulus Bill Provides 85% COBRA Subsidy Through September

Saturday, March 06, 2021

Under the House-passed stimulus bill, the government would subsidize 85 percent of COBRA premiums for recently laid off workers and covered relatives, allowing them to...

Lawmakers Reintroduce Paid Family and Medical Leave Bill

Friday, March 05, 2021

COVID-19-related federal paid-leave benefits are no longer available to workers, but Congress may consider a bill that would create a permanent paid family and medical...

Employers Respond to Rising Substance Abuse with Treatment, Support

Friday, March 05, 2021

The pandemic led to a spike in alcohol and drug abuse—even among those who had never had a problem before. Employers can respond by using existing and emerging treatment...

Guidance Strengthens COVID-19 Coverage Obligations

Friday, March 05, 2021

Federal guidance confirms that most group health plans must cover without cost-sharing all approved COVID-19 vaccines, even when the recipient is not in a category...

An Employer’s Role in Preventing Partner Abuse

Friday, March 05, 2021

Remote work has further blurred the line between work life and home life. For victims of intimate partner violence, not having a physical workplace to escape to...

Ask HR: Can I Be Suspended for Comments I Made at My Second Job?

Friday, March 05, 2021

Can an employee be discplined for something he or she said at a second job? How can someone make the career tranistion into HR? SHRM President and CEO Johnny C. Taylor,...

Creating the Ideal Work-from-Home Office

Friday, March 05, 2021

Driven by necessity, productivity and comfort, millions of office workers have been experimenting with makeshift workstations since the COVID-19 pandemic sent them home...

Signs of Labor Market Recovery Slowly Emerge

Friday, March 05, 2021

U.S. hiring activity improved in February, as employers added 379,000 new jobs, mostly in leisure and hospitality, according to the latest employment report from the...

Address Skills Gap by Identifying 'Skill Adjacencies'

Friday, March 05, 2021

​It can be difficult finding job candidates with the precise skills employers need. A new report suggests HR professionals should look for employees or job candidates...

Ask an Expert: Exempt Employees

Friday, March 05, 2021

Can we require an exempt employee to work a specific schedule?

Resources for Hiring from Untapped Talent Pools, Empowering Women

Friday, March 05, 2021

After watching March 9's Tune in Tuesday on hiring from untapped talent pools and empowering women, use these resources to implement best practices in your workplace.

Career Lessons from Vonya Alleyne: 'Every Voice Matters'

Friday, March 05, 2021

Vonya Alleyne, vice president of people solutions at Cox Communications in Virginia, believes in mentorship and the value of attentive, responsive leadership.

Pregnant Workers Fairness Act Reintroduced

Friday, March 05, 2021

Employers will be required to reasonably accommodate workers and job applicants who need accommodations due to pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions if...

COVID-19 Spurs Novel Approaches to Talent Acquisition

Friday, March 05, 2021

When it comes to talent acquisition, the COVID-19 pandemic has created challenges for businesses, but it has also led to larger candidate pools and new ways to connect.

New Unemployment Claims Tick Up, Ongoing Claims Continue to Fall

Thursday, March 04, 2021

States reported that 745,000 U.S. workers filed for new unemployment benefits during the week ending Feb. 27, an increase of 9,000 from the previous week’s revised level.

How to Conduct an HR Audit

Thursday, March 04, 2021

By conducting regular HR audits, HR professionals can keep their organizations out of legal trouble and improve policies and procedures. By conducting regular HR...

Do Corporate Wellness Programs Work?

Thursday, March 04, 2021

Do corporate wellness programs work? Two experts debate the issue.

Military Employment Resource Page

Wednesday, March 03, 2021

Military employment resources from SHRM