Are you a cube warrior? Eating lunch at your desk, or worse yet…skipping lunch all together? If you answered yes, your job satisfaction and engagement may be suffering.
Remember The Office episode where Jim puts Dwight’s stapler in Jello? Well, apparently workers taking revenge on each other happens in real life too.
ASE’s salary budget survey is now open: Please participate. For more information, or to request your organization’s participation materials, contact ASE’s Survey team at 248.223.8051 or Surveys@aseonline.org.
Allowing employees to use their own personal electronic devices for doing work presents compliance concerns. From the human resources compliance perspective, employers’ concern is often focused on non-exempt employees being paid legally for working off the clock by responding to emails, texts, and phone calls after hours. Other compliance concerns include performance management, discrimination, harassment, privacy, and safety.
Given that 10,000 Baby boomers retire every day, employees may be coming to HR for help determining when to retire and what benefits will be available to them. They will likely inquire about how Social Security benefits are determined.
The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) General Counsel continues to drive a stake into those radical rule changes handed down over the past ten years with a new memo outlining how rules will be interpreted as permissible or impermissible under the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA).
Did you know that except for December, the summer months are more dangerous than winter months for driving? Many organizations have employees that drive as part of their job, so it’s important to keep them educated and safe on the road.
According to the LIMRA Secure Retirement Institute (LIMRA SRI) study “Selecting the Right Carrots: How Employers Can Incent Employees to Delay Retirement,” encouraging employees to delay retirement benefits both the employer and the employee.
A new Korn Ferry survey shows that if new hires aren’t happy, they’ll leave.
In a loss that was doubly concerning for non-union employers, the International Association of Machinists (IAM) won an organizing election of a sub-set of machinists at Boeing’s newly opened North Charleston, South Carolina aircraft assembly plant.
Although employers are cautioned to tread social media lightly, it can be a useful tool to confirm an injury or illness when an employee is claiming disability and/or FMLA.
School might be letting out soon, but most workplaces continue throughout the season with no break. With summers being so short here in Michigan, some employers offer special, summer-only perks to add some fun over the summer.
The Wage and Hour Division of the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) published three opinion letters earlier this month providing employers guidance on how to treat travel time, break time, and whether lump-sum payments can be garnished and to what extent.
Last week at the 8th annual Compensation & Benefits Conference, ASE released the long-awaited results of ASE’s 2018 Compensation Survey. Those in attendance were able to get a first look at the results and historical trends.
In one of the most anticipated employment and labor law cases, the Supreme Court ruled in favor of arbitration class action waivers earlier this week (Epic Systems Corp. v Lewis 5/21/2018).
Bring your own Device (BYOD) is an area that all organizations are having to address more today then ever before. According to SHRM, in 2017 86% of employees used their personal smartphones for work. As we grow more and more reliant on technology and more accustomed to having information readily available, the desire to use one’s own personal device increases.
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