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Jun 26, 2018

Video: Responding to Pay Raise Requests
When workers are turned down for a raise and don't trust the reason why—or suspect bias—their level of satisfaction with their employer plummets, as shown in this animated slideshow.

SHRM HR News
Jun 25, 2018

Where's the Wage Growth?
The wage gains that economists expect in a tight labor market haven't emerged, recent pay data show, and there's no shortage of reasons as to why not—from low productivity growth and automation to globalization and health care costs.

SHRM HR News
Jun 25, 2018

BLS: Jobless Rate for People with Disabilities Decreases
The unemployment rate for people with a disability dropped last year, falling from 10.5 percent in 2016 to 9.2 percent in 2017.

SHRM HR News
Jun 25, 2018

Employers' Health Care Cost Growth Has Plateaued
For employer-sponsored health plans, premium increases have slowed but still outpaces general inflation. Among the factors that might be driving the decline in growth rates are more effective contracting between large employers and health care systems, and the adoption of value-driven plan designs.

SHRM HR News
Jun 22, 2018

Don't Look! Reports of Netflix's 'No Staring' Rule Raise Harassment Questions
Netflix employees reportedly are forbidden to look at each other for longer than five seconds under a strict new anti-harassment policy. Whether rules against staring and other behavior exist raises the question of anti-harassment policies and training in the wake of the #MeToo movement.

SHRM HR News
Jun 22, 2018

Alberta: New Occupational Health and Safety Act Expands the Scope of Duties
On June 1, 2018, amendments to Alberta's Occupational Health and Safety Act came into force, significantly expanding the nature of the health and safety obligations owed by employers and businesses in Alberta.

SHRM HR News
Jun 22, 2018

Blockchain Tokens as Compensation Treated Like Equity Awards
Some U.S. companies are using blockchain tokens to as incentive compensation. This raises legal questions as to how the tokens will be viewed and regulated by the Internal Revenue Service and the Securities and Exchange Commission.

SHRM HR News
Jun 22, 2018

Hold Managers Accountable for California Meal-Break Compliance
In California, businesses have to make sure their employees have a chance to take meal and rest breaks. If they don't, the penalties can mount quickly. Here's how to help managers comply with meal-break requirements, which can be particularly tricky.

SHRM HR News
Jun 22, 2018

Mexico: The Importance of Minimum Wages in NAFTA Negotiations
The improvement of the minimum wages in Mexico is, for some, a fundamental topic in achieving a new North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA).

SHRM HR News
Jun 22, 2018

Pregnant Woman Told That Business Wasn't Hiring Gets Trial
A potential employer can be held liable under the California Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA) for preventing a pregnant woman from applying for a job by falsely telling her that no position is available, the California Court of Appeal ruled.

SHRM HR News
Jun 22, 2018

PAGA Wage-Statement Claim Doesn't Require Proof of Injury
The California Court of Appeal has ruled that employees need not show actual injury to recover civil penalties from the employer in a Private Attorneys General Act (PAGA) suit for the same wage-statement violation.

SHRM HR News
Jun 21, 2018

Trump's Proposed Merger of Labor, Education Raises Questions
The Trump administration's proposal to combine the Department of Labor (DOL) with the Department of Education might reduce some redundancies, experts say, but could also be detrimental to the DOL's mission and workforce development efforts.

SHRM HR News
Jun 21, 2018

Succession Planning Is Easier Than You Think
Organizations should be developing replacements for anyone whose sudden departure could disrupt the business, a former executive turned consultant told HR professionals on Wednesday at a concurrent session at the SHRM 2018 Annual Conference & Exposition.

SHRM HR News
Jun 20, 2018

Social Media Posting Did Not Support FLSA Retaliation Claim
Even if an employee was fired because she complained on Facebook that she was not receiving overtime pay, she could not proceed with a claim of retaliation in violation of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).

SHRM HR News
Jun 20, 2018

Suspension for Failure to Report for Overtime Work Unsuccessfully Challenged
?A former warehouse employee could not proceed to trial on his claim that he was discriminatorily suspended for failing to report for overtime work.

SHRM HR News
Jun 20, 2018

Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg: HR Can Find Biases and Change Them
Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg says it's critical for HR, managers and employees to talk openly about the biases that are preventing women—and especially women of color—from having the same opportunities as men to land good jobs and be paid equally.

SHRM HR News
Jun 20, 2018

DOL's Final Rule on Association Health Plans Expands Options
A rule finalized by the Department of Labor will make it easier for small businesses to band together to buy health insurance without some of the regulatory requirements that individual states and the Affordable Care Act impose on smaller employers.

SHRM HR News
Jun 19, 2018

Congrats to the SHRM18 Prize Drawing Winners!
Laura Hovis now has $5,000 she can put toward the building of her new home. She won the Grand Prize in the SHRM19 Las Vegas Prize Drawing, held at the SHRM 2018 Annual Conference & Exposition and sponsored by Ultimate Software.

SHRM HR News
Jun 19, 2018

Employers Should Plan for Stronger Pay Equity Laws
Pay equity laws have been around for a long time, but the recent focus on closing the gender pay gap has caused many state and local lawmakers to review and strengthen their laws.

SHRM HR News
Jun 19, 2018

Ethics Policies Don't Build Ethical Cultures
Chuck Gallagher was leading the good life. He had a nice house, a nice car and a nice job as a certified public accountant. But he threw it all away when financial pressures led him to "borrow" money from his clients' accounts.

SHRM HR News
Jun 19, 2018

4 Tips for Getting the Help You Need at Work
Most people feel good when they help others, but asking someone else for a hand is another story. While it's not always easy, learning how to reach out is a skill in itself—and one that's essential for HR to master in today's quickly evolving workplace.

SHRM HR News
Jun 19, 2018

Adam Grant Explains How to Unleash Originality in Your Organization
If you want to hire original thinkers who will drive innovation, stop looking for people who will be a good "cultural fit" and start seeking those who can make a cultural contribution, said best-selling author Adam Grant.

SHRM HR News
Jun 19, 2018

How to Become a Great Leader
What's the secret to becoming a great leader? (Hint: It's not about your title.)

SHRM HR News
Jun 19, 2018

Handling Misconduct Allegations Against the C-Suite: How HR Can Prepare Ahead of Time
Handling accusations against a high-level executive requires planning well before any accusations materialize.

SHRM HR News
Jun 19, 2018

It's About Employees' 'Work Identity,' Not Generation or Personality Type
Classifying employees by generation, personality type or other broad categories—rather than by where they're at in the career cycle—may not be the ideal way to get the best out of them, nor to ensure they're happy and motivated in their jobs.

SHRM HR News
Jun 19, 2018

Take 7 Steps to Minimize Chances of Unionization
The National Labor Relations Board under the Trump administration already has overturned much of what was accomplished under the Obama board—or is in the process of doing so.

SHRM HR News
Jun 19, 2018

Workplace Policies Don't Have to Be Too 'Politically Correct'
Employment law does not protect the hypersensitive employee but a handbook policy might if it's worded too broadly.

SHRM HR News
Jun 18, 2018

What HR Professionals Should Know About Chatbots
There is a tremendous amount of buzz and excitement about chatbots and their potential application to the HR function. It's exciting to see the long-term potential of chatbots used for initial applicant screening, scheduling interviews and distributing employee engagement surveys. If you are going to use chatbots, it's important to understand how they work and how to set them up correctly.

SHRM HR News
Jun 18, 2018

United Airlines CEO Shares Lessons from a Turbulent Year
United CEO Oscar Munoz describes himself as an executive who has evolved in his thinking about HR, a department he said used to be considered a "last resort" for enforcing policies and addressing employee performance problems.

SHRM HR News
Jun 18, 2018

Top 5 Priorities for the HR Department of One
The HR department is responsible for so much more than just hiring and firing, and the solo HR practitioner is often pulled in so many directions that it's hard to keep up with changing priorities in the profession.

SHRM HR News
Jun 18, 2018

How to Be a Strategic Thinker
To start, learn how to read financial statements and how HR connects to financial performance. Understand the business and how each department works. Keep up with industry trends such as technological advances. Track what your competitors are doing. Know what your executives are reading to better understand what matters to them the most.

SHRM HR News
Jun 18, 2018

Seattle Law Giving Drivers Right to Collectively Bargain Not Pre-empted
Seattle Law Giving Drivers Right to Collectively Bargain Not Pre-empted A landmark law giving drivers of app-based transportation companies, such as Uber and Lyft, the right to collectively bargain is not preempted by the National Labor Relations Act, the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled.

SHRM HR News
Jun 18, 2018

Retool Your Succession Planning to Meet Future Challenges
Executives believe succession planning is vital for reaching their business objectives, surveys show. But few companies actually have formal plans. If they do, the plans are often outdated or ignored.

SHRM HR News
Jun 18, 2018

Review I-9 Forms in Light of Immigration Enforcement Activities
The federal government is increasing its immigration enforcement activities, which means it is more important than ever for HR professionals to ensure that they're properly completing and retaining I-9 forms and related documents.

SHRM HR News
Jun 18, 2018

New Hampshire Prohibits Gender Identity Discrimination
New Hampshire became the 20th state in the country to prohibit discrimination of all forms based on gender identity when Gov. Chris Sununu signed House Bill 1319 into law on June 8.

SHRM HR News
Jun 18, 2018

6 Questions to Ask When Creating a Paid-Sick-Leave Policy
Paid sick leave has changed from an employment perk to a mandate in a growing number of jurisdictions, and each law has its own nuances. Compliance problems abound, particularly for employers in multiple jurisdictions.

SHRM HR News
Jun 18, 2018

6 Ways Managers Get into FMLA Trouble
If not trained carefully, managers can get your company into serious trouble by violating the Family and Medical Leave Act.

SHRM HR News
Jun 18, 2018

Go Beyond Bullying Prevention to Create a Healthy Workplace
To create a culture of civility—a positive environment where employees will thrive—employers must focus on more than preventing unlawful harassment.

SHRM HR News
Jun 18, 2018

Changing Business Needs Place New Demands on Aging Payroll Systems
The HR technology industry has experienced a renaissance over the past few years as vendors have introduced a bevy of modern, user-friendly features designed to meet client's new needs. Yet arguably, one of the most important platforms has often been left behind in that movement: payroll systems.

SHRM HR News
Jun 18, 2018

DOL Has Been Busy During Trump Administration
The U.S. Department of Labor still doesn't have a wage and hour administrator but that hasn't stopped it from taking action during the Trump administration.

SHRM HR News
Jun 18, 2018

Disrespect, Incivility Can be 'Gateway' to Sexual Harassment
An inappropriate comment about a woman's dress or a leering look may not rise to the level of illegal sexual harassment, but it's that type of behavior that can provide the "fertile soil" where future unlawful conduct may take root.

SHRM HR News
Jun 17, 2018

Oregon Workplace Labor and Employment Law Posters
Oregon workplace labor and employment law poster chart.

SHRM HR News
Jun 17, 2018

Jeb Bush Calls for Immigration, Education Reform
Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush called for comprehensive immigration reform to ease the U.S. talent shortage in a wide-ranging speech to more than 17,000 HR professionals gathered at the SHRM 2018 Annual Conference & Exposition.

SHRM HR News
Jun 17, 2018

How to Fire an Employee Safely
When HR professionals prepare to terminate an employee's employment, they frequently consult with legal counsel. But they often neglect to get the advice of security experts to help conduct a workplace violence threat assessment.

SHRM HR News
Jun 17, 2018

Midterm Elections May Affect FLSA Overtime Rule
Much is at stake for HR professionals during the 2018 midterm elections, including the future of the anticipated proposed overtime rule.

SHRM HR News
Jun 17, 2018

5 Hiring Mistakes to Avoid in California
California's abundance of employee-friendly laws make compliance difficult. Here are some common mistakes that employers should avoid in California's unique employment landscape.

SHRM HR News
Jun 17, 2018

Train Managers to Spot Employment Law Issues
There's been an accident at work, an employee is injured and multiple co-workers witnessed the event. After the injured worker has been helped, the manager supervising the crew should...

SHRM HR News
Jun 17, 2018

U.S. Bus Tour Promotes Unconscious-Bias Discussion
A tour bus that is an outgrowth of the CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion initiative promotes diversity and inclusion by providing a multimedia experience on unconscious bias.

SHRM HR News
Jun 17, 2018

What to Say (and Not Say) When Investigating Harassment Claims
A common fear among employees in the #MeToo era is that they will say the wrong words and upset a colleague or get in trouble. HR, it turns out, is afraid of that too.

SHRM HR News
Jun 17, 2018

SHRM CEO Urges HR Pros to Dream Big
HR professionals must dream big and act courageously to build the future workforces their employers need, said Johnny C. Taylor, Jr., SHRM-SCP, president and chief executive officer of the Society for Human Resource Management.

SHRM HR News
Jun 15, 2018

Minimum Wage Rates by State and Municipality
A chart of minimum wage rates by state and municipality.

SHRM HR News
Jun 15, 2018

Supreme Court Says Plaintiffs Can't Stack Class Actions
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled on June 11 that plaintiffs can't bring successive class-action lawsuits once the relevant statute of limitations has expired. This means that employees will have to litigate their claims as individuals if a court denies class certification and there's no time left under the statute to file a new claim.

SHRM HR News
Jun 15, 2018

Should You Sue Over Delayed or Denied Immigration Cases?
A panel of immigration attorneys recommended companies unhappy with visa processing delays and petition denials bypass the agency appellate process and sue the government in district court.

SHRM HR News
Jun 15, 2018

Tips for Managing Green Card Sponsorship Policies
An organization's employment green card policy is a top consideration for foreign national candidates considering their career choices.

SHRM HR News
Jun 15, 2018

Tips for Managing Workers' After-Hours Use of Mobile Devices
Technology has made it easy for workers to stay connected all the time, so what can businesses do to ensure nonexempt employees aren't working off-the-clock hours on their mobile devices? Here's what employment-law attorneys told SHRM Online.

SHRM HR News
Jun 15, 2018

U.S. Immigration Policy Is the Exception
New data shows us something we already knew—the United States is an outlier when it comes to employment-based immigration. While most of the other major nations of the world prioritize economic immigration, the U.S. continues to instead emphasize family reunification and places limits on admitting immigrants with in-demand skills.

SHRM HR News
Jun 14, 2018

Ukraine: Supreme Court Defines ‘Employees'
The Supreme Court of Ukraine has issued a decision, where it for the first time focused on the distinctive features between employees and independent contractors.

SHRM HR News
Jun 14, 2018

Viewpoint: Confront Sexual Harassment Through a Culture of Mentoring
Because mentoring, coaching and networking are so crucial to professional development at all staff levels, it is vital that HR managers don't overreact in a noble attempt to protect the company. Interactions between men and women at all levels must be encouraged and fostered.

SHRM HR News
Jun 14, 2018

Tear Down That Wall and You May Annoy Your Employees
Whether it's a co-worker's stinky perfume, the gossip king on his daily rounds or a noisy printer, distractions in an open-plan office make it tough for some people to work.

SHRM HR News
Jun 14, 2018

South Africa: Political Insignia Doesn't Belong in the Workplace
A South African employer's rule against political clothing in the workplace recently was upheld.

SHRM HR News
Jun 14, 2018

SHRM Leader to Employers: ‘Don't Just Prefer—Require' Certification
?How can business best leverage the talents of the HR profession? Make SHRM certification mandatory for your HR staff, said SHRM President and CEO Johnny C. Taylor, Jr., SHRM-SCP.

SHRM HR News
Jun 14, 2018

Limit Long Time-to-Fill Woes with an On-Demand Hiring Model
It's a candidate's market, top-tier talent is scarce and many companies' hiring processes take too long. Best-selling author and hiring consultant Scott Wintrip has a solution: Start recruiting before your jobs are open.

SHRM HR News
Jun 14, 2018

Know the Top Causes of Disability Leave to Provide Needed Support
In planning disability coverage as well as health and safety strategies, it's important to understand the top causes of disability absences. By understanding the top causes of disability leave, employers can determine whether they need better targeted interventions for certain populations.

SHRM HR News
Jun 14, 2018

Navigating Anti-Discrimination Law in the Hiring Process
Employers may be wondering if it's OK to only hire U.S. citizens in the wake of the Trump administration's "Buy American, Hire American" executive order. The answer to that question is no.

SHRM HR News
Jun 14, 2018

NLRB Gives Employers More Freedom with Employee Handbooks
?Employers can expect the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) to subject their employee handbooks to far less scrutiny following the issuance of a general counsel memo approving common handbook provisions.

SHRM HR News
Jun 14, 2018

Recertification Q&A: Self-Paced Educational Activities
Have questions about recertifying your SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP credential? Twice a month, the SHRM Certification team will answer some of the frequently asked questions they receive from certification holders.

SHRM HR News
Jun 14, 2018

100 Books Approved for SHRM Recertification Credits
?A great way to broaden your HR knowledge and receive recertification credit at the same time is by reading books that SHRM has identified as worthy for their appropriate subject matter.

SHRM HR News
Jun 14, 2018

California Employers: Service Charges Can Lead to Costly Mistakes
When is a tip not a gratuity? When it's a service charge. In California, a worker's "regular rate of pay" must include any portion of a service charge that the worker receives.

SHRM HR News
Jun 13, 2018

Rhode Island Supplement: Table of Contents
Rhode Island employee handbook resources provided by XpertHR.

SHRM HR News
Jun 13, 2018

Seattle Repeals Tax on Large Employers
The Seattle City Council has repealed a tax on large employers after receiving considerable backlash from Amazon, which is headquartered in the city, and other businesses. The tax revenue would have funded housing and provided other services for the city's growing homeless population.

SHRM HR News
Jun 13, 2018

Reduction of Salaries Through Furlough Days Did Not Void Overtime Exemption
?A drill bit manufacturer that reduced employees' salaries by 10 percent and promised them a day off every two weeks did not violate the salary-basis test of the Fair Labor Standards Act.

SHRM HR News
Jun 13, 2018

Mastering Consultation as an HR Practitioner
How HR professionals can apply a consultative approach to solving business challenges and improving results.

SHRM HR News
Jun 13, 2018

4 Tips to Prepare for a Labor Commissioner Hearing
California employees can bring their wage and hour claims before the state's Division of Labor Standards Enforcement (DLSE). And a deputy labor commissioner will hold an administrative hearing to decide whether an employee is owed compensation. Here are some best practices for employers to keep in mind as they prepare for a hearing.

SHRM HR News
Jun 13, 2018

EEOC Wants to Leverage Transformative Power of #MeToo
Nine months after the "great cultural awakening" over workplace harassment, complex "second- and third-generation issues" are emerging that demand attention, said Victoria A. Lipnic, acting chair for the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.

SHRM HR News
Jun 13, 2018

Time for New Approaches to Employee Substance Abuse and Addiction?
Employers struggling to attract and keep talent may be losing people who could benefit from addiction treatment and recovery and return to work as productive employees. For instance, some employers offer addiction-treatment programs for qualified job candidates.

SHRM HR News
Jun 12, 2018

South Carolina Delivers New Pregnancy Accommodations Law
South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster recently signed the Pregnancy Accommodations Act into effect, ushering in one of the most significant pieces of workplace legislation in recent history.

SHRM HR News
Jun 12, 2018

Viewpoint: Feedback, ‘Feedforward' and Frequency for 21st Century Performance Management
Traditional appraisals fall short of their promise because they do not forecast or prepare an employee for the future. If feedback is constructive and informs you where there were missteps, then appraisals just are not set up to be robust conversations about the future.

SHRM HR News
Jun 12, 2018

Your Career Q&A: How to Resign Without Burning a Bridge
Quitting without notice can make life difficult for a suddenly short-handed manager and your colleagues, who have to pick up the extra workload. Remember: It's a small world. They will remember what you've done.

SHRM HR News
Jun 12, 2018

Can Employees Use Airbnb for Business Travel?
Businesses may want their employees to use house-sharing platforms—such as Airbnb—to save money on travel expenses, and employees may want to use such services for convenience and comfort. But is it a good idea?

SHRM HR News
Jun 12, 2018

California Adopts New National Origin Discrimination Regulations
On July 1, new regulations from California's Fair Employment and Housing Council (FEHC) that clarify protections from national origin discrimination will go into effect. The new regulations are extensive.

SHRM HR News
Jun 12, 2018

Blended Rate Was Improper Under the FLSA
?An employer that paid its employees the same "blended" hourly rate regardless of the hours worked violated the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), even though the practice may have resulted in the employees' receiving greater pay.

SHRM HR News
Jun 12, 2018

How Automation Will Affect Your Workforce
Today, executives have to cut through a lot of hype around automation. The right question for them to ask and answer isn't which jobs are going to be replaced, but rather, what work will be redefined, and how?

SHRM HR News
Jun 12, 2018

Rely on Interviews, Not Job Descriptions, for FLSA Audits
Dissatisfaction among workers who believe they've been misclassified as exempt from overtime may prompt an employer to conduct a Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) audit to determine whether the employees are performing exempt-level duties.

SHRM HR News
Jun 12, 2018

Resident Watchman Not Entitled to 24/7 Wages
?An employer did not violate the Fair Labor Standards Act by failing to pay its employee wages for watchman services for the entire time the employee was required to reside on the employer's premises.

SHRM HR News
Jun 11, 2018

Law Changes Needed to Fix HSAs, Advocates Tell Congress
A June 2018 hearing by the House Ways and Means Health Subcommittee focused on bipartisan proposals to expand access to health savings accounts, which could lower out-of-pocket costs for more people.

SHRM HR News
Jun 11, 2018

Moonlighting Ban Worded Too Broadly
When a National Labor Relations Board administrative law judge struck down an employer's prohibition on workers taking a second job, other businesses were put on notice: Make sure your prohibitions on moonlighting are clear and focused.

SHRM HR News
Jun 11, 2018

Financial Wellness Perks Expand to Address Employee Needs
Growing awareness of how financial fitness initiatives can help employees has led to the growth of money-management benefits. Workers report higher satisfaction with their benefits when financial wellness programs are offered.

SHRM HR News
Jun 11, 2018

Companies Raise Summer Wages to Compete for Seasonal Workers
Employers are offering their summer workers higher wages this year, according to recently released surveys.

SHRM HR News
Jun 10, 2018

Oregon Supplement: Table of Contents
Oregon employee handbook resources provided by XpertHR.

SHRM HR News
Jun 08, 2018

PCORI Fees Are Due by July 31 for Self-Insured Plans
Employers that provided a self-insured health plan in 2017 must pay an annual fee due July 31 to fund the federal Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI). Under certain conditions, the fee may be owed if employers contributed to employees' health reimbursement arrangements last year or to health flexible spending accounts.

SHRM HR News
Jun 08, 2018

Police the Small Infractions to Create an Inclusive Culture
Breaking down stereotypes and changing culture requires vigilance, says psychologist and former NBA player John Amaechi. He offers advice for creating an inclusive work environment.

SHRM HR News
Jun 08, 2018

Seattle Employee Tax Will Fund Housing for the Homeless
Amazon and other large businesses in Seattle will soon be hit with an employee tax that will fund housing and provide other services for the city's homeless.

SHRM HR News
Jun 08, 2018

Deaths of Chef, Fashion Designer Start National Dialogue on Suicide, Depression
?Anthony Bourdain, chef and Emmy award-winning host of CNN's "Parts Unknown," was found dead of an apparent suicide in his hotel room in France today. His death comes three days after the suicide of fashion designer Kate Spade. Their deaths have started a national dialogue about clinical depression, which is among the top three workplace problems—after family crisis and stress—that employee assistance professionals see.

SHRM HR News
Jun 08, 2018

Diverse Job Candidates Are Invited to SHRM's D&I Job Fair on June 20
Employers and job seekers can connect June 20 during the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) 2018 National Diversity & Inclusion Job Fair in Chicago. The event is being held in conjunction with SHRM's Annual Conference & Exposition.

SHRM HR News
Jun 08, 2018

Genetic Counselor Is Best Job of 2018; Taxi Driver Is Worst
Technology and health care positions are the top jobs in 2018, while taxi drivers, loggers and newspaper reporters are among the worst, according CareerCast.com, a job search portal headquartered in Carlsbad, Calif.

SHRM HR News
Jun 08, 2018

Experts Puzzled by New BLS Contingent Workforce Data
The contingent workforce in the U.S. has declined over the past 13 years, according to a new report by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, surprising labor market observers and leading to questions about the study's methodology.

SHRM HR News
Jun 08, 2018

British Columbia: Expanded Leave Provisions Now in Force
New amendments to the British Columbia Employment Standards Act increase existing pregnancy and parental leave as well as compassionate care leave entitlements and introduce new leave entitlements in the event of the death or abduction of a child.

SHRM HR News
Jun 08, 2018

Address the Small Infractions to Create an Inclusive Culture
Breaking down stereotypes and changing culture requires vigilance, says psychologist and former NBA player John Amaechi. He offers advice for creating an inclusive work environment.

SHRM HR News
Jun 08, 2018

Sourcing Parties Vest Employees in the Recruitment Process
"If you call it a party, they will come." Nellie Peshkov, vice president of talent acquisition at Netflix, said these words during LinkedIn's Talent Connect conference for recruiters in 2016, referring to "sourcing parties," where recruiters, hiring managers and company employees meet over lunch or after work to strategize on finding the best candidates to fill certain jobs.

SHRM HR News
Jun 08, 2018

The Robots Are Already Here: How Automation Will Shake Up Recruiting
People have been talking about automating recruiting tasks and workflows for years, but recent advances in artificial intelligence and machine learning are starting to make that talk reality.

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