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by Joanne Deschenaux on November 23, 2020 at 12:12 pm
California employers may not realize that even if nonexempt employees are paid entirely through commissions, they may be entitled to overtime pay if they work beyond a certain number of hours.
by Stephen Miller, CEBS on November 20, 2020 at 9:04 pm
On the campaign trail, Joe Biden made addressing gender-based pay inequality a key plank of his outreach to women. Here are some of the legislative and regulatory actions his administration is expected to support.
by Allen Smith, J.D. on November 20, 2020 at 8:13 pm
The chief people officer and senior vice president for Walmart Mexico and Central America discussed the company’s adjustments to the pandemic at the SHRM Global Mobility and Immigration Symposium.
by Stephen Miller, CEBS on November 20, 2020 at 8:10 pm
Recently introduced with bipartisan backing, the Securing a Strong Retirement Act, dubbed Secure Act 2, would require employers to automatically enroll new employees in their workplace retirement plan, among other changes.
by Kathy Gurchiek on November 20, 2020 at 7:21 pm
Once upon a time, societies “were grounded in the notion of a common good and collective responsibility,” but today the U.S. is in the midst of an “empathy deficit, a gap of goodwill,” said Johnny C. Taylor, Jr., SHRM-SCP, president and chief […]
by Mónica Schiaffino and Rogelio Alanis Robles © Littler on November 20, 2020 at 5:43 pm
Mexico’s President Andrés Manuel López Obrador announced in a press conference that he is officially introducing an initiative to Congress to reform subcontracting.
by Kara K. Trowell © Davis Wright Tremaine on November 20, 2020 at 3:52 pm
One effect of COVID-19 has been a sharp increase in businesses’ use of remote surveillance solutions. Although such tools can provide valuable performance insights and mitigate data loss and other risks, they can also significantly increase a […]
on November 20, 2020 at 11:42 am
How can someone land a job after being out of the workforce for a period of years? And how are employers conducting job interviews fairly during the pandemic? SHRM President and CEO Johnny C. Taylor, Jr., SHRM-SCP, is answering questions on the […]
by Lisa Nagele-Piazza, J.D., SHRM-SCP on November 19, 2020 at 11:31 pm
As 2020 comes to an end, many employers have another pandemic-related issue to resolve: how to handle employees’ unused vacation balances or competing requests to take time off before Dec. 31.
by Lisa Nagele-Piazza, J.D., SHRM-SCP on November 19, 2020 at 11:05 pm
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) said cloth face coverings still aren’t considered personal protective equipment (PPE) for workers who are at risk of exposure to the coronavirus, though new evidence shows that such […]