Utah’s Gender Pay Gap

Utah women earn 73 percent of what men earn, putting the state’s gender wage gap at 49th place, with only Louisiana’s worse. Many factors cause...

Top Five Considerations for Incentive Plans

Employers Council’s 2019 Executive Breakfast Briefing Series kicked off with a discussion on incentive pay. Variable or incentive pay is compensation that does not become...

Amazon’s $15 Wage in Perspective

A few weeks ago, online retail giant Amazon announced that it would begin to pay its workers, whether full- or part-time, or seasonal, a minimum...

The ROI of Compensation Planning

Employers are scrambling to revamp compensation programs to attract, incentivize and retain top performing employees according to a Willis Towers Watson survey. With a complex...

Pre-Employment Inquiries on Salary History

It is common knowledge that on average, women make less than men. To help remedy this situation, Congress has passed pay equity laws, such as the...

IRS Issues Form W-4 Notice and Updated Publication 15

To help businesses apply recent law changes to withholding, the U.S. Department of the Treasury and the Internal Revenue Service issued Notice 2018-14, which extends...

DOL Proposes Rule on Tip-Pooling

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) today announced a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) regarding the tip regulations under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)....