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Jul 06, 2022

8 Ways HR Can Overcome Pushback During the Return to the Office
?A growing number of employers are bringing employees back onsite full time. While some workers welcome the return, others are more ambivalent about the prospect. HR professionals can counter negative pushback by creating a culture of caring that prioritizes employee well-being in the following ways.

SHRM HR News
Jul 06, 2022

CEO Pay at Big Corporations Jumped Nearly 16% Last Year
Chief executive officers at the largest U.S. corporations saw their total compensation increase last year at the fastest pace since 2014, a new analysis shows. Meanwhile, the Security and Exchange Commission signaled the release of its long-awaited rule on clawing back erroneously awarded executive pay.

SHRM HR News
Jul 06, 2022

Job Openings, Quits Start to Fall
Available jobs declined by 427,000 to 11.3 million in May, according to the monthly JOLTS report released by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

SHRM HR News
Jul 06, 2022

Menopause: What Employers Need to Know
Nearly 20 percent of U.S. workers with menopause have quit or considered leaving a job due to their symptoms. Yet menopause is seldom discussed or supported in the workplace. Learn more about how menopause negatively impacts the workplace and how employers can do to support these employees.

SHRM HR News
Jul 06, 2022

New York Employers Must Pay Manual Workers Weekly
Attorneys have noticed a growing trend of employees suing their employers over late wages under New York labor law. A court decision clarified manual workers can sue companies over late wages, even if the wages have been fully paid.

SHRM HR News
Jul 06, 2022

SHRM Chief of Staff Joins EEOC Discussion on Skills-Based Hiring
On June 28, Emily Dickens, chief of staff for the Society for Human Resource Management, participated in a roundtable discussion that explored how employers have integrated skills-based hiring into their employment practices. Read about the benefits of skills-based hiring and why companies should consider applicants who lack college degrees.

SHRM HR News
Jul 06, 2022

Viewpoint: Are Your Organization's DEI Efforts Superficial or Structural?
What can organizations do to determine if their diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) initiatives are actually putting racial and gender equity at the center of the company's core values? This framework can help leaders weave DEI deeply into an organization's mission, culture and values. Leadership teams should ask themselves the following questions.

SHRM HR News
Jul 06, 2022

What Gun Reform May Mean for HR
Recently passed gun-control legislation may reduce the incidence of workplace violence committed by domestic abusers who pursue their partners at their workplaces.

SHRM HR News
Jul 05, 2022

Walmart Defeats Model's Wage Payment Claim Concerning Photo Shoot
Even in California, an employer can avoid wage payment liability when it honestly believes that a worker was an independent contractor.

SHRM HR News
Jul 05, 2022

UK: Employers and Employees Benefit from Preretirement Work Flexibility
Reflecting a growing global trend, recent surveys of U.K. workers approaching retirement age indicate that a majority are considering continuing with part-time work instead of retiring.

SHRM HR News
Jul 05, 2022

4th Circuit Reverses Dismissal of Race Discrimination and Retaliation Claims
To survive dismissal, a claim under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 must raise an inference of discrimination above a speculative level. This can be done with a handful of facts that suggest discriminatory motives for employment decisions.

SHRM HR News
Jul 04, 2022

More Robots Demands More HR Planning
North American companies purchased more robots in the first quarter of 2022 than they did in any single quarter on record. The increasing investment in robots comes at a time when human resource executives are grappling with the impact of the Great Resignation, labor shortages, salary increases and the ongoing issues created by the COVID-19 pandemic.

SHRM HR News
Jul 04, 2022

Employer Failed to Show Worker Was Exempt
?An employee seeking overtime pay could bring his claim to trial because the employer failed to show that the worker was an exempt employee, a California appeals court ruled. The burden is on the employer to show exempt status, and the employer did not do so; therefore, the trial court erred in dismissing the claim, the court said.

SHRM HR News
Jul 04, 2022

New SHRM Recertification Providers for June 2022
Take the guesswork out of the recertification process for maintaining your SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP credential. When you see the SHRM Recertification Provider seal, you know these programs have been preapproved for professional development credits. Here are the latest companies to be approved as SHRM Recertification Providers. Congratulations!

SHRM HR News
Jul 04, 2022

The Role of AI in Retaining Top Talent
One of the things that research tells us is highly important for employees is the ability to grow and develop. If they can't do that within your organization, they'll look elsewhere for these opportunities. AI can help you ensure that you're not overlooking employees who are poised to move on to bigger and better responsibilities.

SHRM HR News
Jul 01, 2022

Microsoft Will Reveal Salary Ranges in Job Ads
Microsoft Corp. announced that it would disclose salary ranges for all job postings in the U.S., starting in January 2023, in response to the requirements of a new state...

SHRM HR News
Jul 01, 2022

New Google Tool Helps Job Seekers Prepare for Interviews
Google recently launched an artificial intelligence-powered preparation tool that will assist job seekers with the only tried-and-true method for getting better at interviewing for a job—practice.

SHRM HR News
Jul 01, 2022

Choose the Right Approach for Setting Remote Workers' Pay
There are several ways to set pay levels for remote workers, and each approach has pros and cons. Which one to choose may depend on how an employer defines what's fair and equitable.

SHRM HR News
Jun 30, 2022

Answers to the Most Common COVID-19 Coronavirus Questions
Find the answers to common questions about coronavirus as it relates to the workplace in general, employee leave, and employer policies and practices.

SHRM HR News
Jun 30, 2022

Ask HR: Do Companies Have to Rehire Laid-Off Employees?
If a company lays off an employee, then some months later begins hiring for that employee's former position, is the company required to rehire the laid-off employee? How can employers keep up morale when employees have to work holidays? SHRM President and CEO Johnny C. Taylor, Jr., SHRM-SCP, answers HR questions each week for USA Today.

SHRM HR News
Jun 30, 2022

California Alters Close Contact and Infectious Period Definitions Under COVID rules
On June 8, the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) issued an Order defining close contact and infectious period for purposes of the CDPH's isolation and quarantine guidance issued on April 6.

SHRM HR News
Jun 30, 2022

California Employers Face Minimum Wage Increases
California employers need to brace themselves and prepare for the minimum-wage hikes going into effect in several cities across the state on July 1.

SHRM HR News
Jun 30, 2022

CROWN Act Passes in Austin, Texas
Austin, Texas, approved the "Creating a Respectful and Open World for Natural Hair" (CROWN) Act, barring employers and other public entities from discrimination based on hair texture or hairstyle. Read more about the CROWN Act and where it stands federally.

SHRM HR News
Jun 30, 2022

New Employees at Risk for Workplace Injuries
New employees may be more susceptible to injuries because they aren't always familiar with every task and safety protocol. Research shows that new workers are more likely to get hurt on the job.

SHRM HR News
Jun 30, 2022

Establish Employment Relationship Before Noncompete Agreement
A recent opinion from the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, applying Louisiana's law governing noncompetition agreements, reminds employers to establish an employee-employer relationship before entering into noncompetition agreement.

SHRM HR News
Jun 30, 2022

Georgia Law Will Reclassify More Independent Contractors as Employees
A new law in Georgia is likely to reclassify many independent contractors as employees and trigger a host of liabilities and obligations for Georgia employers.

SHRM HR News
Jun 30, 2022

How to Implement a Four-Day Workweek
The idea of the four-day workweek has been gaining popularity in recent years, especially given the shift in work schedules and locations due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Now, more companies in the U.S. are testing out the concept to see the impact it may have on employee retention and productivity.

SHRM HR News
Jun 30, 2022

Whole Foods' Discipline of Employees for Wearing Black Lives Matter Masks Upheld
?Whole Foods did not unlawfully discriminate by disciplining employees for wearing Black Lives Matter masks at work, an appeals court decided June 28, affirming a lower court decision.

SHRM HR News
Jun 30, 2022

Unemployment Claims Remain Near Historic Low
States reported that 231,000 workers filed for new unemployment benefits during the week ending June 25, a drop of 2,000 from the previous week's revised level. The number of workers continuing to claim unemployment benefits—1.3 million—is well below the pre-pandemic average of 1.7 million.

SHRM HR News
Jun 30, 2022

The Hazards of Remote Employee Layoffs: Wage and Hour Issues, Severance Agreements, and Unemployment Claims
For the first time a significant number of remote employees may be included in layoffs. Layoffs of remote employees present unique legal hazards for employers.

SHRM HR News
Jun 29, 2022

School District Not Liable for Negligence Based on Teacher's Sexual Relationship with Student
A school district was not liable for negligent hiring or negligent supervision because a high school teacher had a sexual relationship with one of his students, a...

SHRM HR News
Jun 29, 2022

Considerations for Employers Providing Travel Benefits for Abortion Procedures
Employers that are providing travel benefits for abortion have a number of considerations, including the reputational risks of providing such benefits. Many employers...

SHRM HR News
Jun 29, 2022

Considerations for Employers Providing Travel Benefits for Abortion
Employers that are providing travel benefits for abortion have a number of considerations, including the reputational risks of providing such benefits. Many employers are quietly making such benefits available, despite the unclear legality of doing so.

SHRM HR News
Jun 29, 2022

Beware of Inadvertently Hiring IT Workers from North Korea
The U.S. State and Treasury departments and the FBI have released a joint advisory warning about the inadvertent hiring of North Korean IT workers by American companies.

SHRM HR News
Jun 29, 2022

British Columbia Allows Single-Step Certification of Unions
The British Columbia Labor Relations Code now allows single-step certification of unions when the union can demonstrate support of 55 percent or more of the bargaining unit.

SHRM HR News
Jun 29, 2022

Appeals Court Puts Brakes on Federal Employee Vaccine Requirement
An appeals court said it will reconsider President Joe Biden's executive order requiring federal employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19, setting aside a panel decision in April that had given the green light to the executive order.

SHRM HR News
Jun 29, 2022

Employers Providing Abortion Benefits Should Address Compliance Questions
Organizations considering whether to add abortion-related benefits, such as out-of-state travel to a jurisdiction where abortion laws are more accommodating, should keep in mind several compliance and liability considerations, benefits advisors point out.

SHRM HR News
Jun 29, 2022

State by State: Hires, Quits, Job Openings and Unemployment
These four maps show the geography of the Great Resignation—where workers are quitting, getting hired and remaining unemployed, according to the latest Bureau of Labor Statistics data.

SHRM HR News
Jun 29, 2022

Railway Labor Act Creates Federal Jurisdiction for Alleged Disparate Discipline
A union established RLA discrimination when an offsite brawl resulted in the suspension of its leadership, but not a pro-railway member, the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled.

SHRM HR News
Jun 29, 2022

School District Not Liable for Negligence Based on Teacher's Relationship with Student
A school district was not liable for negligent hiring or negligent supervision because a high school teacher had a sexual relationship with one of his students, a California appeals court ruled.

SHRM HR News
Jun 29, 2022

Viewpoint: Voluntary Recognition of a Union Soon May No Longer Be Voluntary
Employers soon may be forced to recognize unions and begin bargaining without ever letting their employees vote for or against the unions.

SHRM HR News
Jun 28, 2022

Wellness: Development & Management of Programs
Designing and Managing Wellness Programs, How to Establish and Design a Wellness Program and more.

SHRM HR News
Jun 28, 2022

EEOC Adds 'X' Gender Marker to Questions During Charge Intake
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission announced full implementation of the opportunity to select a nonbinary "X" gender marker during the intake process for...

SHRM HR News
Jun 28, 2022

EEOC Adds X Gender Marker to Questions During Charge Intake
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission announced full implementation of the opportunity to select a nonbinary "X" gender marker during the intake process for filing a charge of discrimination, fulfilling a promise made in March.

SHRM HR News
Jun 28, 2022

Court Strikes Down Arbitration Agreement Signed as Part of Employee Handbook
An arbitration agreement contained in the employee handbook of Nationwide Motor Sales Corp. failed because the signature page indicated that Nationwide could unilaterally change its terms, the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled.

SHRM HR News
Jun 28, 2022

Employer's Wage Statements Did Not Violate Calif. Labor Code
For California employers, the law requires wage statements to provide hours worked and wage rates for the current pay period only.

SHRM HR News
Jun 28, 2022

Mild COVID-19 Is Not a Disability Under Calif. Law
While an employee with mild COVID symptoms did not have a disability, an employee experiencing more severe symptoms or long COVID-19 might be protected under California law.

SHRM HR News
Jun 28, 2022

Gay Employee's Failure-to-Promote and Termination Claims Dismissed
Conclusory allegations of gender discrimination are not sufficient to allow a plaintiff to survive summary judgment, according to the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.

SHRM HR News
Jun 28, 2022

IRS Launches 90-Day Pre-Audit Window to Correct Retirement Plan Errors
The IRS launched a pilot compliance program that gives employers a 90-day window prior to an IRS retirement plan audit to fix any errors and pay either no penalty or a lower fee for voluntarily correcting plan mistakes.

SHRM HR News
Jun 28, 2022

Viewpoint: How ERGs Can Support Women Working in Hybrid Environments
Women's employee resource groups (ERGs) are uniquely positioned to reveal the barriers that female employees face and advocate for workplace improvements. Learn more about the benefits of women's ERGs and how they can support hybrid and remote workers.

SHRM HR News
Jun 27, 2022

Roe v. Wade Overturned. Could LGBTQ Rights Be Next?
After Roe v. Wade was overturned, Justice Clarence Thomas said that the Supreme Court should reconsider key rulings that legalized same-sex relationships and same-sex...

SHRM HR News
Jun 27, 2022

Encouraging Employees to Be Intrapreneurs Pays Off
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SHRM HR News
Jun 27, 2022

Low-Code Emerges as a Game-Changing Option
?Low-code development platforms are on the cusp of becoming an extremely important part of organizations' strategy to empower non-IT employees to build their own applications. It's a crucial development at a time when digital transformation is advancing and there's a shortage of IT developer talent.

SHRM HR News
Jun 27, 2022

Companies Are Announcing Abortion-Travel Benefits Following Dobbs Decision
Following the Supreme Court's ruling that states can restrict or end abortion access, more large U.S. companies said they will cover the cost for employees who need to travel out of state for abortions. They are doing so in varying ways, however.

SHRM HR News
Jun 27, 2022

7 Tips to Verify Your Social Media Connections
In the fast-paced world of social media networking, it can be easy to click "accept" on most friend and connection requests. However, taking a bit of extra time to verify that the proposed connection is who they say they are pays off when protecting your fledgling personal brand.

SHRM HR News
Jun 27, 2022

Supreme Court Clarifies First Amendment's Application to Public Employees
The U.S. Supreme Court clarified the scope of the First Amendment's application to public employees in a case involving a football coach who was fired for praying while at school and visible to students.

SHRM HR News
Jun 26, 2022

Roe v. Wade Overturned: Could LGBTQ Rights Be Next?
After Roe v. Wade was overturned, Justice Clarence Thomas said that the Supreme Court should reconsider key rulings that legalized same-sex relationships and same-sex...

SHRM HR News
Jun 24, 2022

Roe v. Wade Overturned
The U.S. Supreme Court decided that there is no constitutional right to abortion and upheld Mississippi's restrictions on abortion, a ruling that may lead employers to change their benefits.

SHRM HR News
Jun 24, 2022

Alberta Expands Bereavement and Reservist Leaves
On April 21, the Alberta government introduced Bill 17, the Labor Statutes Amendment Act, 2022, which expands leaves under the Employment Standard Code (the ESC), effective May 31.

SHRM HR News
Jun 24, 2022

Ask HR: Why Did Our Pay Structure Change?
Will pay structure changes limit employees' earning potential? What should a job applicant do if a hiring manager asks inappropriate questions? SHRM President and CEO Johnny C. Taylor, Jr., SHRM-SCP, answers HR questions each week for USA Today.

SHRM HR News
Jun 24, 2022

C-Suite Panelists Share Career Tips with HR Students
HR students heard career advice from a group of senior HR leaders during a session at the SHRM Annual Conference & Expo 2022 in New Orleans.

SHRM HR News
Jun 24, 2022

Innovations Shake Up Payroll Technology
Along with "on demand" pay for hourly workers, payroll vendors have unveiled new technologies designed to give employees more control over their paychecks and have created new, chat-based apps to make it easier for small-business managers to run payroll from their phones.

SHRM HR News
Jun 24, 2022

Employers Likely to Revisit Abortion Coverage, Other Benefits, with Roe Overturned
If Roe v. Wade is overturned, companies may add coverage of travel expenses to obtain abortions, or enhance benefits supporting new mothers who may be single or economically disadvantaged.

SHRM HR News
Jun 24, 2022

Employers Prepare Benefits and Policy Responses to Abortion Ruling, SHRM Survey Finds
Many employers are prepared to revisit employee benefits and leave policies in the wake the U.S. Supreme Court's June 24 ruling that overturned the Roe v. Wade decision and let individual states allow or restrict abortion access, a new survey of HR professionals by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) shows.

SHRM HR News
Jun 24, 2022

Germany: Legislation on Transparent and Foreseeable Work Conditions Expected
Germany obliges employers to hand out to their employees a written confirmation of the essential contractual terms and conditions. A European Union directive will extend the obligations to provide written confirmation.

SHRM HR News
Jun 23, 2022

Proposed Overtime Rule Now Projected to Come Out in Fall
With the issuance of its spring regulatory agenda, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) announced that its proposed overtime rule is now tentatively slated to be issued in...

SHRM HR News
Jun 23, 2022

Helping Employees Cope with the Death of a Co-Worker
?Helping employees cope with the death of a colleague or co-worker is not typically covered in leadership training or employee handbooks. However, the pandemic and other public health crises have prompted many organizations to create policies that address the needs of grieving employees while still achieving business outcomes.

SHRM HR News
Jun 23, 2022

Jobless Claims Hit New Low
States reported that 229,000 workers filed for new unemployment benefits during the week ending June 18, a decrease of 2,000 from the previous week's revised level. The four-week moving average of 1.3 million workers continuing to claim unemployment benefits is the lowest level for this average since Jan. 3, 1970.

SHRM HR News
Jun 23, 2022

Easing Indian Employees Back to the Office in a Hybrid Model
As companies in India strive to get employees back into the office, even for a few days a week, many are facing pushback. But HR executives say employees should return to a physical workplace to improve engagement and innovation.

SHRM HR News
Jun 23, 2022

11th Circuit Rules Service Charge Is Not ‘Tip,' May Be Used to Satisfy Wage Obligations
A mandatory service charge applied to diners' final bills was not a "tip" and is properly considered part of employees' regular rate of pay, allowing the employer to use those payments to satisfy its wage obligations under the overtime exemption.

SHRM HR News
Jun 23, 2022

A Guide to Effective Mentoring of International Employees
While many multinational employers focus their mentoring efforts on expatriates who are sent from headquarters, including host country nationals in mentoring projects can enhance the professional development of everyone involved.

SHRM HR News
Jun 22, 2022

Coaching Up Your ‘C' Employees Pays Dividends
?Creating and insisting on a coachable management culture can help companies better find their next superstar employees. Motivational speaker and former NBA player Walter Bond shared how to take coaching lessons from the basketball court to the workplace.

SHRM HR News
Jun 22, 2022

Colorado Updates Notice Requirements for Employees Upon Discharge
An important new piece of legislation in Colorado updates the notice requirements regarding unemployment insurance that employers must provide to employees upon termination.

SHRM HR News
Jun 22, 2022

DC Workers Will Soon Receive More Paid Leave
The number of weeks of paid leave available to eligible employees in the District of Columbia pursuant to the Universal Paid Leave Act will significantly increase on Oct. 1.

SHRM HR News
Jun 22, 2022

Leading Teams Through Tough Times with Empathy
Unprecedented circumstances have led managers to a more difficult balancing act when it comes to demonstrating empathy while also insisting on accountability in today's workplace, according to learning and development leader Jennifer Lee.

SHRM HR News
Jun 22, 2022

Illinois Expands Unpaid Bereavement Leave
Illinois has enacted amendments to the Child Bereavement Leave Act, expanding the law's scope and renaming it the "Family Bereavement Leave Act."

SHRM HR News
Jun 22, 2022

Illinois Governor Signs Bills Expanding Contractors' Liability for Unpaid Wages
Illinois Gov. J. B. Pritzker has signed bills to make certain primary contractors liable for any debt owed by a subcontractor relating to the wage claimant's performance of labor for contracts entered into on or after July 1.

SHRM HR News
Jun 22, 2022

Spotlight on Des Moines' ‘Ban the Box' Law
Des Moines' "ban the box" law has received little fanfare and media attention despite its implications for employers.

SHRM HR News
Jun 22, 2022

White Employee Accused of Racist Statement Loses Discrimination Claims
A white director of training development for a Chick-Fil-A franchise who was fired for commenting that a Black employee might be a "protester" shortly after George Floyd's death did not assert a valid legal claim, a federal district court ruled.

SHRM HR News
Jun 21, 2022

In a First, One of Apple's U.S. Stores Unionizes
One of Apple's U.S. stores, located near Baltimore, voted to unionize, a first within the country, the National Labor Relations Board announced.

SHRM HR News
Jun 21, 2022

High Court Strikes Down Narrowly Tailored Workers' Compensation Law
A Washington workers' compensation law applying only to federal contract workers at one federal facility in the state made it unconstitutionally easier for federal contractors to obtain workers' compensation, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled.

SHRM HR News
Jun 21, 2022

How Employers Can Avoid ‘Rainbow Washing'
Many companies engage in various activities and promote the importance of equality during Pride Month. But if Pride celebrations aren't coupled with meaningful action, then the organization is engaging in "rainbow washing," which can compromise recruitment and retention efforts while also discouraging workers from coming out at work.

SHRM HR News
Jun 21, 2022

Fine-Tune Compensation Strategies to Keep Workers On Board
When employee compensation hasn't kept up with competitive pay rates, show company leaders that the 'check engine' light is flashing red, using data on market-based pay rates and employee turnover.

SHRM HR News
Jun 21, 2022

Fine-Tune Compensation Strategies to Keep Workers Onboard
When employee compensation hasn't kept up with competitive pay rates, show company leaders that the 'check engine' light is flashing red, using data on market-based pay rates and employee turnover.

SHRM HR News
Jun 21, 2022

One of Apple's U.S. Stores Unionized—A First
One of Apple's U.S. stores, located near Baltimore, voted to unionize, a first within the country, the National Labor Relations Board announced.

SHRM HR News
Jun 21, 2022

Pearls of Wisdom from SHRM22
Last week at the SHRM Annual Conference & Expo 2022 (SHRM22) in New Orleans, thousands of HR professionals received numerous nuggets of valuable advice. Here's an overview of several of them—one pearl per program.

SHRM HR News
Jun 21, 2022

Digital Transformation and HR: Playing a Role, Making an Impact
Supporting enterprise digital transformation as one of the top HR priorities for 2022—and it's a priority that is likely to continue long beyond that.

SHRM HR News
Jun 21, 2022

Employer Avoids State Law Liability for Alleged Conduct That Would Have Violated Federal Law
An employee's state law claims against his employer were so closely related to claims that could have been brought before the National Labor Relations Board that the state law claims were pre-empted, the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals held.

SHRM HR News
Jun 21, 2022

Court Addresses the Duty to Accommodate Employee's Religion
An employer provides a reasonable accommodation only if it wholly eliminates the conflicts between the employee's religious belief and the employer requirement, according to the 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.

SHRM HR News
Jun 21, 2022

Building Workplace Culture in a Virtual Environment
Can technology adequately support company culture in a hybrid or remote work environment? That's the question being asked by HR stakeholders now that virtual work is here to stay and as tech companies are introducing new features to address the lack of in-office spontaneity that can encourage free-flowing creativity while staving off employee burnout.

SHRM HR News
Jun 21, 2022

Which Retirement Plan Participants Can Sue?
Court rulings allowing or dismissing recent 401(k) lawsuits have focused on whether the plan participants who are suing had a "concrete stake" in the dispute, such as whether they had actually invested in funds they allege are charging excessive fees.

SHRM HR News
Jun 21, 2022

Supreme Court Sides with Health Plan Over Dialysis Payments
In a 7-2 decision, the U.S. Supreme Court made it harder to prove that a health plan violates the Medicare secondary payer rules when the plan requires patients to pay high out-of-pocket costs to treat kidney failure with dialysis, even if patients who switch exclusively to Medicare coverage, regardless of age, could have dialysis covered at less cost to themselves.

SHRM HR News
Jun 21, 2022

Remote Workers Raise Wage and Hour Concerns
Remote and hybrid workers present wage and hour compliance challenges for employers managing hourly workers, especially if are working remotely from more than one location.

SHRM HR News
Jun 20, 2022

What NYC's Pay Transparency Law and Its Delayed Implementation Mean
Despite delays and uncertainty about its implementation, one thing is for certain about New York City's new pay transparency law: A lot of lawyers are going to get paid exploring it and its fluid, dynamic nature.

SHRM HR News
Jun 20, 2022

Economic Analysis for HR Professionals
Columnist Jathan Janove gained an appreciation for economic theory as an employment law attorney and then as an HR coach and consultant. Certain applications can help HR evaluate and mitigate risk, he says.

SHRM HR News
Jun 20, 2022

Document, Document, Document. But How?
?Documenting employee actions and behaviors is a vital responsibility for managers, so much so that one leading employment attorney encourages employers to include it in managers' job descriptions. Allison West, Esq., SHRM-SCP, explained why during her "Seven Steps for Creating Bulletproof Documentation" concurrent session at the SHRM Annual Conference & Expo 2022 in New Orleans on June 14.

SHRM HR News
Jun 20, 2022

Document, Document, Document: But How?
?Documenting employee actions and behaviors is a vital responsibility for managers, so much so that one leading employment attorney encourages employers to include it in managers' job descriptions. Allison West, Esq., SHRM-SCP, explained why during her "Seven Steps for Creating Bulletproof Documentation" concurrent session at the SHRM Annual Conference & Expo 2022 in New Orleans on June 14.

SHRM HR News
Jun 20, 2022

New Program for At-Risk Youth Hopes to Close the Workplace Racial Equity Gap
?In commemoration of Juneteenth, some companies are committing to hire at-risk youth. American Family Insurance and Delta Air Lines, among others, are joining a program funded by Walmart and backing the mission to decrease workplace racial inequity by hiring young adults who have been affected by the criminal justice system.

SHRM HR News
Jun 17, 2022

Massachusetts Court Rejects Ballot Measures to Make Gig Workers Independent Contractors
The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court rejected two proposed ballot initiatives that would have kept gig workers designated as independent contractors and given them some benefits.

SHRM HR News
Jun 17, 2022

Lawsuits Put Spotlight on Paying Remote Workers' Expenses
Some prominent U.S. companies are being sued by remote workers alleging that their employers had a legal obligation to reimburse them for work-related expenses. These lawsuits are a reminder to keep reimbursement policies compliant with relevant laws.

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